NBC Executive Says Cosby is Not Welcome There

Protesters demonstrate outside Bill Cosby’s comedy show Jan. 17, 2015, at the Buell Theater in Denver. Cosby has been facing allegations by numerous women who claim the comedian drugged and sexually assaulted them.  MARC PISCOTTY/GETTY IMAGES
Protesters demonstrate outside Bill Cosby’s comedy show Jan. 17, 2015, at the Buell Theater in Denver. Cosby has been facing allegations by numerous women who claim the comedian drugged and sexually assaulted them.
MARC PISCOTTY/GETTY IMAGES

If Bill Cosby ever planned on bringing another sitcom to television, he can cross NBC off as a potential network. According to the Associated Press, during a question-and-answer session at the Television Critics Association annual conference, NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt was asked if it was true that Cosby would never have another opportunity on his network.

“That’s safe to say,” Greenblatt replied.

The network started pulling away from Cosby in late 2014, when the allegations of sexual assault and drugging made their way back into the news. In early 2014 Cosby was set to develop another family sitcom with the network, but once more women started coming forward, the network put the kibosh on those plans.

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SOURCE: The Root – Yesha Callahan

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