Aug 15, 2014

hulu:

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In an effort to build buzz around their new Thursday night comedy A to Z, NBC has released the pilot episode on Hulu before its scheduled October 2 premiere. To celebrate, we were given a chance to visit the set, chat with the cast, and rifle through Andrew Lofland’s desk. Here’s what we learned. 

8 months, 3 weeks, 5 days, and 1 hour

This is the precise amount of time that the two main characters will date. And while this relationship timeframe makes for a promisingly tight first season story arch, it did leave us with questions about what would happen should it be granted a second season. Luckily, show creator Ben Queen was on hand to quell our concerns. “I feel like putting a ticking clock on their relationship made it feel real,” he says. “In that stage of dating you’re always aware of how long you’ve been together.” As for a season two, season one will end with a huge change to said relationship, which will then set up the next season. A marriage proposal? A break up? We’ll have to stay tuned to find out. 

Cristin Milioti Is Adorable in Person 

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She’s also not on any form of social media, which we kind of admire and are suspect of in equal measure. Having come off such a high profile role as The Mom on How I Met Your Mother, she’s happy to play a role that she gets to define on her own. “There was a lot more of me in Tracey McConnell [HIMYM], I think. So it’s been fun getting to play someone that’s a little different,” she says. And while she may not be on social media, she does watch TV like rest of us - watching Comedy Central’s Drunk History on Hulu. (We like her all the more for that.) 

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Hulu gets it, it’s just an A to Z kinda week!

Aug 14, 2014

nbcatoz:

Best Thursday EVER.
You can watch the digital premiere of A to Z right now!

Take a break from whatever you’re doing and check out A to Z’s entire first episode! The pilot stars Cristina Milioti and Ben Feldman with narration provided by Katey Sagal, it’s a win win win. 
Watch Andrew and Zelda’s relationship grow when the series premieres Thursday, Oct. 2 9:30/8:30c on NBC.

nbcatoz:

Best Thursday EVER.

You can watch the digital premiere of A to Z right now!

Take a break from whatever you’re doing and check out A to Z’s entire first episode! The pilot stars Cristina Milioti and Ben Feldman with narration provided by Katey Sagal, it’s a win win win

Watch Andrew and Zelda’s relationship grow when the series premieres Thursday, Oct. 2 9:30/8:30c on NBC.