IFC ordered an expanded fourth season (40 episodes!) of Comedy Bang! Bang! and renewed The Birthday Boys but most importantly, it ordered six episodes of American Documentary, created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers. The half-hour show “is a curated series of half-hour documentaries and biopics, each about a completely fictitious subject” and it sounds amazing. The network also announced that its teaming up with College Humor for the Comedy Music Awards.
Amazon is developing a relationship comedy. [Deadline]
The Walking Dead got a syndication deal with Fox’s MyNetworkTV, but the episodes will be heavily edited because of the violent content, so it’s pretty pointless. [Variety]
A Nine to Five reunion will soon take place, thanks to Netflix picking up 13 episodes of Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. The show, created by Friends‘ Marta Kauffman, is about Fonda and Tomlin’s characters coming together when their husbands announce that they’re in love with each other. [Deadline]
Nick at Nite canceled Scott Baio’s See Dad Run, a show that no one knew existed. [Zap2It]
Judith Light, who was recently seen snorting coke on Dallas, will play Henry Winkler’s wife in ABC’s The Winklers. [TV Line]