Cuckoo , an adaptation of the breakout BBC Three comedy series starring Andy Samberg, has received a pilot order by NBC .The single-camera project, from Lionsgate TV and the original series' producer Roughcut Television, originally was set up at NBC during the 2013-14 development season witha put pilot commitment. Cuckoo is the story of a middle-class family whose daughter comes back from a summer abroad married to a charming but infuriating eccentric named Cuckoo, much http://deadline.com/2015/01/cuckoo-comedy-pilot-order-nbc-1201360861/
In a surprising turn of casting events, Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg is being replaced on his British comedy Cuckoo... by none other than Taylor Lautner! Get the deets. A Twilight hunk joins the cast of a hit BBC comedy! Taylor Lautner is getting ready to flex not just his 8-pack but his comedy chops as well with a starring role in the new season of BBC Three comedy Cuckoo. Lautner will replace season 1 star Andy Samberg, who will be too tied up with his Golden Globes-nominated role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine to continue with the British series. Do you think Taylor will be a good fit for the offbeat TV comedy? Sound off in the comments and stick with us at Celebified for more of the latest TV scoop.
This week’s Cuckoo , ‘Connie Sings’ marks a slight step down in quality from last week’s hilariously fast-paced shenanigans, but is still an entertaining slice of the Brit comedy that, refreshingly, doesn’t seem all too concerned with going anywhere specific. This week’s action surrounds Ken and Lorna’s wedding anniversary dinner, but Lorna has forgotten and the couple end up enjoying a romantic meal for two with a whole host of friends and family around them. This involves friends Steve and Connie coming around, and their marital tensions end up invading the Thompson house in more ways than one. With Cuckoo prompting Connie to recall some of her childhood dreams, they all get to hear her questionable musical efforts for the rest of the episode. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/10/24/cuckoo-bbc-3-season-1-review-connie-sings/