By David Kramer
When I first got word of John Mulaney getting his own sitcom, I was thrilled. He is one of my favorite stand-up comedians, and his writing on “Saturday Night Live” (he co-created Bill Hader’s character Stefon) promised a series that at least deserves a shot.
It was a long road for “Mulaney” to even get that shot. The pilot was initially turned down by NBC, and it had to be re-worked (including a cast change that left talented comedian Griffin Newman out of the equation) to get picked up by FOX.