Forget billboards, the co-creator and stars of NBC’s midseason comedy series Undateable are embarking on a multi-city, cross-country comedy tour to promote their show that will hit all the top TV markets. The tour will feature series co-creator/exec producer Bill Lawrence and stars Chris D’Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches and Rick Glassman — all stand-up comedians — with each show showcasing a stand-up set from each of the actors sneaking the humor on the show and Lawrence serving as host. “Since it’s so hard to launch a network comedy in this competitive landscape, we thought we would try a little grassroots marketing,” said co-creator/executive producer Adam Sztykiel. “Plus, it will be exciting to see Bill travel around in a van.”
Related: Midseason Premiere Dates For New And Returning Series On Broadcast And Cable The tour will start on March 2 in New York and end on March 20 in Los Angeles, with stops in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Dallas, Houston, Chicago and Detroit. NBC is yet to schedule the multi-camera Undateable, which has no premiere date. The network recently cancelled its only other multi-cam sitcom, Sean Saves The World.