NBC Gives Series Order to ‘Office’ Alum Craig Robinson’s Comedy

“Mr. Robinson” gets a six-episode order from the network

NBC is back in business with Craig Robinson, a network representative told TheWrap.

It has given a six-episode series order to “Mr. Robinson.”

“The Office” alum will star as a journeyman musician who lands a job teaching music at a middle school. While teaching the kids everything from rock to the blues, he simultaneously learns how to put the school’s rules to the test.

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Mark Cullen, Rob Cullen, Howard Klein and Mark Schulman will executive produce the show for Universal TV and 3 Arts Entertainment. “The Office” showrunner Greg Daniels was originally attached to the project, but has since departed.

Tim Kenneally contributed to this report.