NBC revives “Coach” for 13-episode season, 18 years after its ABC run

NBC ultimately decided to greenlight a 13-episode straight-to-series commitment for a sitcom that went off the air 18 years ago on another network because: a) They were so enamored of Craig T. Nelson’s work as patriarch of the Braverman clan for six seasons on Parenthood, which just wrapped on the network in January. b) The Peacock Network’s most successful currently running sitcom only just began its second season. c) Every TV programming executive is obsessed with reviving old series to stave off the death of “traditi0nal” network television. d) All of the above. It’s D. So obviously D. Word...

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