'Community' will be back ... sometime in the spring, NBC promises


NBC chief Bob Greenblatt pre-empted a few questions about the fate of "Community" with his opening remarks Friday (Jan. 6) at the TV critics' winter press tour."The other point of confusion I want clear up is that 'Community' has not been canceled," says Greenblatt, the chairman of NBC Entertainment. "It will definitely be back later this spring. ..."When I announced our midseason changes last fall and took 'Community' off the schedule, I failed to explicitly say that it will be back, and I want to dispel any notion that it's quietly just disappearing from the schedule."That's the good news. The less-good news is that the network hasn't settled on when or where the show will return -- although Greenblatt says it's less likely to lead off an hour."We have a really tight schedule with comedies, and there's not a lot of places to put comedies," he says. "... It's really going to be a matter...



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