This week, the major networks unveiled trailers for their new series at the upfront presentations in New York City. Ahead of the American Office finale this week, Ricky Gervais resurrects the original inspiration for Michael Scott: David Brent from the show's British version. Top Chef Season 8 winner Richard Blais debuted Season Two of his web series Burger Lab, and Hannah Hart, the creator of web series "My Drunk Kitchen," posted more video diaries to her new YouTube channel about her cross-country road trip adventures. Check out those clips in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Learn Guitar with David Brent: What's original Office manager David Brent been up to since the British version of the series went off the air? Teaching guitar lessons, apparently, according to a web series launching next week. Check out the teaser here:
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Trailer: Andy Samberg makes his television debut in this comedy coming to Fox this fall, set in a police precinct in Brooklyn. Check out the trailers for Fox's other upcoming series here.
Burger Lab Season 2: Top Chef champ Richard Blais kicks off Season 2 of his web series by creating a mouth-watering burger that's the perfect hybrid of a New Orleans Po' Boy and a Muffuletta. See if you can watch this without drooling (via Tubefilter):
The Crazy Ones Trailer: Check out the trailer for CBS' upcoming series The Crazy Ones, starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar as a father-daughter team working at an advertising firm. And view the trailers for CBS' other fall series here.
Hannah Hart's Road Trip: Hannah Hart has parlayed the success she found with the "My Drunk Kitchen" web series into a new show, "Hello, Harto," about her adventures on a cross-country road trip, with each episode highlighting a different destination. (Plus, she's still posting weekly "My Drunk Kitchen" episodes.) In the "Hello, Harto" episode posted this week, she heads to Seattle (via Tubefilter).
Super Fun Night Trailer: Here's the first look at Rebel Wilson's first venture in TV, in ABC's upcoming comedy Super Fun Night, about a group of homebody girlfriends determined to have a night out on the town. Check out teasers for ABC's other new series here.
Welcome to Sandition: The popular YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, based on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, now has a companion series. Welcome to Sanditon (named after Austen's unfinished novel Sanditon) is a modernized adaptation set in California that prepared this week. Check out the first episode below (via Tubefilter):
Blacklist Trailer: In NBC's upcoming drama The Blacklist, James Spader plays the world's most-wanted criminal, who turns himself in to authorities with one condition — that he'll only work with one FBI agent, played by Megan Boone. Check out NBC's other upcoming series here.
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