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Originally posted on Variety:
Dan Harmon is going back to school.
The maverick showrunner is close to a deal to return to the helm of NBC’s “Community,” the wildly offbeat sitcom he created about a motley group of students at a community college. His return comes a year after he was ousted by producer Sony Pictures TV amid conflicts on the set and persistently low ratings for the show, which is fortified by a fiercely loyal fan base.
Harmon’s reps have been working out a deal with Sony TV for the past week for him to spearhead the show’s final 13 episodes. Although the deal was not completed as of Saturday afternoon, Harmon confirmed the rumors about his return in a series of oblique tweets on Friday and Saturday. He was finally forced by fan grilling via Twitter to make an unequivocal statement: