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Photo Credit:  Jared Mechaber/CBS
  • Premiered: 
    November 12, 2017
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  • Network: CBS All Access
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the Australian series (No Activity) 
  • Subject Matter: Police
  • Tags: gang/mafia/mob

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the Australian TV series of the same name, NO ACTIVITY is a half-hour comedy series from Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Funny Or Die. Set against the world of a major drug cartel bust, the series follows: Detectives Nick Cullen and Judd Tolbeck, two low-level cops who have spent far too much time in a car together; two criminals, Marco and Angus, who are largely kept in the dark; two dispatch workers, Fatima and Janice, who haven't really clicked; and two Mexican tunnelers, Roberto and Miguel, who are in way too small a space considering they've only just met. Guest stars include Mark Berry, Mackenzie Davis, Bridget Everett, Will Ferrell, Darren Gilshenan, Travis Guba, Jake Johnson, Fred Pohl, Alex Rodriguez, J.K. Simmons, Courtenay Taylor, Michaela Watkins and Daniel Zolghadri.

On Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, CBS All Access released the entire eight-episode second season of NO ACTIVITY. Patrick Brammall and Tim Meadows return for Season 2, along with guest stars Jake Johnson, Sunita Mani, Jason Mantzoukas, Amy Sedaris and J.K. Simmons. New guest stars for the second season include Jessica Alba, Chris Gethard, Max Greenfield, Joe Manganiello, Cristin Milioti, Nasim Pedrad, and more. In the new season, Detectives Cullen and Tolbeck are back in Car 27 on a new stakeout; meanwhile, the SDPD is rocked by a massive corruption scandal, and the culprit might be close to home.
NO ACTIVITY returned for its third season on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as CBS All Access released the all eight episodes of Season 3. Following last season's disastrous bust, the new season finds Detectives Nick Cullen and Judd Tolbeck back in uniform with a revolving door of quirky new partners and even quirkier criminals, while robots edge in on Janice and Fatima in dispatch. Season 3 guest stars include: George Basil (Gary), Beth Behrs (Sophie Beyers), Joe Keery (Jon Reinhardt), Keegan-Michael Key (Cody Brock), Bunny Levine (Judy), Sunita Mani (Fatima), Jason Mantzoukas (Dustin), Dylan McDermott (Clint), Paula Pell (Daisy), Erin Pineda (Doris), Angus Sampson (Chief), Amy Sedaris (Janice), J.K. Simmons (Leon).

In the season opener, "Tooth and Nail," while staking out the red-light district of San Diego, the recently demoted Cullen and Tolbeck spot some suspicious activity. Meanwhile, Janice (guest star Amy Sedaris) from Dispatch is not happy when Clint (guest star Dylan McDermott), a former flame and co-worker, is brought in as Dispatch's new supervisor.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS Television Studios
  • In association with Funny or Die
  • In association with Gary Sanchez Productions

Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • November 12, 2017: First original comedy series for CBS All Access.
  • November 22, 2018: First time CBS All Access released an entire season of an original series at once.