Show Tracker

Will Forte to star in new Fox comedy 'Last Man on Earth'

Former "Saturday Night Live" performer Will Forte will star in the title role of a new Fox comedy "Last Man on Earth" that will premiere during the middle of the next broadcast season.

Forte, who has earned positive notices for his supporting role in the film "Nebraska" created the series, and will be one of the executive producers, along with Phil Lord & Chris Miller, who will also direct the pilot.

The show is expected to go into production this summer.

The actor-comedian is also known for his "McGruber character," an inept weapons expert he played on "Saturday Night Live."


Matt Lauer to replace Bob Costas on Olympics for second night

Kevin Costner swears during live interview with KTLA's Sam Rubin

Jillian Barberie joins KABC TalkRadio after TV career fizzles

PHOTOS, VIDEOS & MORE: PHOTOS: TV shows and their spinoffs Overrated/Underrated 2014 PHOTOS: 101 best-written TV shows of all time  

Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times
Related Content
  • On the Set: Movies and TV

    On the Set: Movies and TV

    A behind-the-scenes look at filming around the world for television and movies as seen from the streets.

  • The 5 best 'Hannibal' guest stars

    The 5 best 'Hannibal' guest stars

    With "Hannibal" coming to an end, it’s the perfect opportunity to reminisce and give thanks for some of the show’s tremendous guest stars. While it’s difficult, even with a scant 39 episodes, to recognize all of the terrific casting turns the series provided, here’s a look at five standout performances...