NBC says it ordered the dramatic thriller "The Event," the comedy "Outsourced" and the romantic anthology series "Love Bites" for the 2010-11 U. "Each of these three series reflects a unique point of view and distinct style of quality that fits perfectly with NBC's dedication to rebuilding the schedule," Bromstad said in a statement. The announcement was made Friday by Angela Bromstad, president of prime time entertainment at NBC and Universal Media Studios.“These series showcase excellent writing and casting, and represent the kind of scripted programming our network and studio are committed to producing.” “The Event” is an emotional high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker (Jason Ritter, “The Class”), an Everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his fiancée, Leila (Sarah Roemer, “Disturbia”), and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U. Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.Ian Anthony Dale (“Daybreak”) and Emmy winner Željko Ivanek (“Damages”) also star in the ensemble drama.But as strange as America seems to his eclectic sales team, Todd soon realizes that figuring out India will be more than a full-time job. Ken Kwapis ("The Office") developed the project through his company, In Cahoots, and serves as executive producer/director. is an hour-long romantic comedy anthology series featuring three loosely connected, modern stories of love, sex, marriage and dating.
The pilot’s guest cast includes Jennifer Love Hewitt (“Ghost Whisperer”), Greg Grunberg (“Heroes”), Craig Robinson (“The Office”), Jason Lewis (“Sex and the City”), Lindsay Price (“Lipstick Jungle”), Larry Wilmore (“The Daily Show”), Charlyne Yi (“Knocked Up”), Pamela Adlon (“Californication”), Stacy Galina (“Hidden Hills”), Brian Hallisay (“Privileged”), Kyle Howard (“My Boys”) and Steve Howey (“Bride Wars”).But as strange as America seems to his eclectic sales team, Todd soon realizes that figuring out India will be more than a full-time job.Rizwan Manji (“Privileged”), Sacha Dhawan (BBC’s “Five Days II”), Rebecca Hazlewood (BBC’s “Doctors”), Parvesh Cheena (“Help Me Help You”), and Anisha Nagarajan (Broadway’s “Bombay Dreams”) also star as members of Dempsy’s off-shore team; Diedrich Bader (“The Drew Carey Show”) and Jessica Gower (Network Ten’s “The Secret Life of Us”) additionally star.“Outsourced” is a comedy where the Midwest meets the exotic East in a hilarious culture clash.