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EXCLUSIVE: NBC Passing on Rob Thomas Comedy 'Temp'?

by Chris Harnick, posted Feb 4th 2011 4:20PM
Rob ThomasThose looking forward to enjoying the wry sense of humor the men behind 'Party Down' became famous for in NBC's 'Temp,' don't hold your breath.

The project from John Enbom, Dan Etheridge and Rob Thomas received a put-pilot order from NBC in August, but a source tells me it "looks like 'Temp' is not getting a pick-up."

In August, Thomas, who also created 'Veronica Mars,' told me the trio started work on 'Temp' when they learned Starz was passing on a season 3 of the beloved and criminally under-watched 'Party Down.'

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EXCLUSIVE: 'Party Down' Creator Rob Thomas Reveals Details on New Projects

by Chris Harnick, posted Aug 25th 2010 11:36AM
Rob ThomasFans of cult hits everywhere, pay attention: Rob Thomas, John Enbom and Dan Etheridge, the guys behind 'Party Down' and 'Veronica Mars,' have scored a put pilot order from NBC.

Thomas told TV Squad that the new series, 'Temp,' has been in the works since the trio learned that 'Party Down' would not be getting a third season. It'll feature a group of main characters doing different jobs every week.

"The show is similar to 'Party Down' in the sense that there's a new job each week, but unlike 'Party Down,' we actually see the home life of our main characters," Thomas said. "It has more of a 'Mary Tyler Moore' home life/work life dynamic, except the job changes from week to week."

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