Yahoo Sets March 'Community' Debut #TCA15

Yahoo will air the sixth season of cancelled NBC comedy series Community in March, the online service said during its Television Critics Association Tour presentation.

Yahoo Screen will premiere two episodes of the series each week beginning on March 17, according to Yahoo officials. The series, which stars Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs and Chevy Chase, was cancelled by NBC last year after five seasons.

Yahoo will produce 13 episodes of the series, according to network officials.

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