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NBC Orders “Powerless” and Four Additional Series

NBC announced that they will officially be going forward with the DC comics workplace comedy, Powerless. It will be the first comedy television series set in the universe of DC Comics.

POWERLESS -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Danny Pudi as Teddy, Vanessa Hudgens as Emily, Christina Kirk as Jackie -- (Photo by: Chris Large/NBC)
(Photo by: Chris Large/NBC)

Powerless stars Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi, and Christina Kirk, as characters who work in an average office in a world where superheroes exist. While having superheroes out in the open might seem pretty great, things aren’t quite as glamorous as they might sound. These average humans are constantly having to clean up the messes that these powered people cause.

The show is produced by Warner Bros. Television and based on the characters from DC Comics.

NBC also announced additional new series coming this fall, including Trial & Error, starring John Lithgow, The Good Place, starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, plus Taken, a prequel to the film franchise- but without Liam Neeson, and Emerald City, a darker version of the Wizard of Oz stories.

After all the shows canceled in the past week, it’s nice to have some new ones to look forward to. What new NBC shows are you most looking forward to?

(Featured image via NBC)

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