Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon (born January 3, 1973) is a writer and performer. He is the creator and an executive producer for the NBC television comedy series ... More »Dan Harmon (born January 3, 1973) is a writer and performer. He is the creator and an executive producer for the NBC television comedy series Community, and, along with Rob Schrab, a founder of the alternative television network/website Channel 101. He co-created the television pilot Heat Vision and Jack starring Owen Wilson and Jack Black, and several Channel 101 shows, some featuring Jack Black, Drew Carey, and Sarah Silverman. He co-created Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program and served as head writer for several episodes. He was the creator, executive producer and a featured performer in Acceptable.TV, a Channel 101-based sketch show airing for 8 episodes in March 2007 on VH1. He and Schrab co-wrote the screenplay for the Academy Award nominated film Monster House. He is also credited for writing part of Rob Schrab's comic book series Scud: The Disposable Assassin, as well the spin-off comic series La Cosa Nostroid. Harmon is a noted fan of Joseph Campbell. On the Channel... [ Wikipedia ]

Dan Harmon apologizes for trashing 'Community' season 4

) In a lengthy post that appeared on his personal Tumblr about five hours ago, Dan Harmon apologized profusely for badmouthing Community's fourth season during the most recent edition of his "Harmontown" podcast. The brutally, suicidally honest writer was recorded comparing the ...

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Provocative Show Runner, Rehired at 'Community,' Apologizes for New Provocative Remarks

Hardly a week after he was reinstated as the show runner of “Community,” Dan Harmon, the beloved but unpredictable creator of that NBC comedy, offered his employers an unpleasant reminder of the loose-cannon qualities that got him fired in the first place by making remarks on a podcast ...

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Dan Harmon Returns to ‘Community’ to Run Its Fifth Season

It seems too simple, too easy somehow, but there’s no denying the evidence before our eyes: “Community” is a worthwhile show again now that Dan Harmon, its creator, is back in his office doing whatever it is he does so obsessively. Mr. Harmon, a notorious perfectionist and grump...

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How Dan Harmon Did, Or Did Not, Get His Groove Back at 'Community'

Kevin Scanlon for The New York Times The “Community” creator Dan Harmon on the set of the show in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — Just as Vince Gilligan will be forever associated with “Breaking Bad” and Shonda Rhimes embodies “Scandal,” Dan Harmon pretty much was and is “Community,” ...

Could Dan Harmon return to 'Community'? – The Marquee Blog

It looks like Dan Harmon might be reloading for another round of community college paintball. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the former showrunner of the NBC cult comedy "Community" is in talks to return for the show's upcoming fifth season. The speculation that Harmon's ...

Rebooted ‘Community’ college troupe returns to NBC schedule

With creator/showrunner Dan Harmon back at the helm, NBC is hoping to revitalize "Community" which stars (from left to right) Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie and Donald Glover. Photo: Justin Lubin/NBC The most recent season of the NBC comedy ...

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Dan Harmon Just Compared Community Season 4 To A Serial Killer

Dan Harmon is a colossal dick. Any modicum of talent he maybe possesses is besmirched by his colossal dickishness in every other gross pig way. He was such a colossal dick to work with, NBC fired him off of his own show (when your show is airing on a network that was run into the ground ...

Dan Harmon Talks Community Return, Watching Season 4 for the First Time: I'm Not Going to Be a Jerk...

Dan Harmon Talks Community Return, Watching Season 4 for the First Time: "I'm Not Going to Be a Jerk" Dan Harmon is re-enrolling at Greendale Community College, Human Beings! Community fans rejoiced when Harmon announced on Twitter that he would be returning as the NBC cult ...

'Community' creator Dan Harmon, previously fired from show, says he's been asked to return

After a forced sabbatical, “Community” creator Dan Harmon may be heading back to Greendale. The 40-year-old Harmon -- who had been jettisoned from his own show by Sony Pictures Television before last season -- told fans at a taping of his podcast Sunday that he’s been asked to ...

Joel McHale on the 500th episode of 'The Soup'

" The show's fifth season features the return of "Community" creator Dan Harmon, and while McHale modestly underplayed his role in getting Harmon back, it has been said he was instrumental. "(Harmon) created the show and the show is in his voice, so to have it back in his ...

8 essential 'Community' episodes from the Dan Harmon era

In part, celebrated creator and showrunner Dan Harmon created Greendale Community College and its exclusive, misfit study group to dismantle generic sitcom formulas and traditional character archetypes. With its habit of referencing obscure pop culture, Internet GIFs, and "Community" ...

Against all odds, 'Community' returns for a fifth season on NBC

Quirky comedy about fictional Greendale Community College has survived the loss of creator Dan Harmon and star Chevy Chase, and now Harmon's back THERE IS no rational reason “Community” should be returning to NBC to launch a fifth season on Jan. 2 at 8 p.m. “Honestly, we’ve never ...

You Can Thank Joel McHale For Dan Harmon's Return To 'Community'

COMMUNITY -- 'Introduction to Teaching' Episode 502 -- Pictured: Joel McHale as Jeff WInger -- (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) | NBC via Getty Images Fans of "Community" are excited about the return of series creator Dan Harmon, and they have series stars ...

TV critics talk about who's not there

The show was created by Justin Rioland ("House of Cosbys") and Dan Harmon ("Community"). Since Harmon was famously fired - and recently rehired - by NBC as showrunner of "Community," that show figured in several questions. Harmon said he accepted NBC's offer to go back to ...

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Dan Harmon dodges questions on NBC’s ‘Community’ during Adult Swim panel

Creator Dan Harmon speaks onstage at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — For what it's worth, Dan Harmon's partner on his new animated show at the Adult Swim network thinks there's a good chance Harmon's NBC sitcom "Community" could continue beyond ...

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Dan Harmon Is Still A Total Dick

Dan Harmon talks to The Hollywood Reporter in the latest issue and one thing is certain: he’s still a total dick. Fired in May 2012 as the showrunner for Community, Harmon went on a Tumblr rampage against NBC, seemingly burning every possible bridge in town. But he’s now been ...

Harmon back to sitcom?

Dan Harmon, who created and executive-produced NBC’s “Community,” could be rejoining the show after being fired last May. Harmon, who clashed frequently with former series co-star Chevy Chase over the show’s direction, is in talks with Sony TV to return to the chronically-low-rated ...

Donald Glover Reduces His Course Load on 'Community'

Though that cult comedy series about a group of mismatched students recently regained the services of Dan Harmon, its once-deposed creator and show runner, it is losing its co-star Donald Glover for more than half of its coming fifth season, Vulture.com reported. Mr. Glover, who plays ...

Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

Looking to the future, "Community" — with creator Dan Harmon returning after being gone for a season, what will we see in Season 5? One, we're elated that both Dan and [co-executive producer] Chris McKenna are both back. Whether this is the end chapter or there's more to come, who ...

'Community' Reunited With Creator Dan Harmon : NPR

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC's quirky sitcom "Community" is getting creator Dan Harmon back in charge for season five. NBC said Monday that Harmon will be joined by another former "Community" producer, Chris McKenna. Harmon was replaced as showrunner for season four after a clash ...

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