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Poker Face: Natasha Lyonne to Star in Rian Johnson Peacock TV Series
The NBC Universal streamer announced a 10-hour-long episode order for Johnson's TV debut from T-Street and MRC Television. Images courtesy of Featureflash Photo Agency and Lev Radin / Shutterstock.com "Rian Johnson's distinct sensibility and talent for telling edge-of-your-seat mysteries is a massive gift for Peacock, and we can't wait for audiences to delve into each case," said[...]
Saved by the Bell: NBCU Apologizes for Selena Gomez Kidney Jokes
Peacock, the NBC Universal streamer that airs Saved by the Bell released a statement to Variety. Peacock Statement Regarding Selena Gomez & "Saved by the Bell" "We apologize It was never our intention to make light of Selena's health We have been in touch with her team and will be making a donation to her charity, The[...]
Saved By the Bell: New Trailer Reintroduces Zack, Kelly, and Dewey?
For Bayside Tiger fans, the long wait is over with NBC Universal streamer Peacock released all 10 episodes of season one for the Saved by the Bell sequel series One of the highlights is the homecoming episode "The Todd Capsule" which sees two-thirds of the original student cast back together again Showrunner Tracey Wigfield and[...]
"Noughts + Crosses", BBC, Peacock
Peacock, NBC Universal's streaming service, has been on a BBC buying spree lately First, they announced Jimmy McGovern's TV movie ANTHONY, now they've released the trailer for the BBC's adaptation of Malorie Blackman's classic Young Adult Science Fiction book series Noughts + Crosses. The series will premiere on September 4th. "Noughts + Crosses", BBC, Peacock The book series[...]
Knight Rider: James Wan Producing Film Adaptation of Television Series
Image courtesy of NBC Universal Knight Rider premiered on NBC in 1982, running for four seasons and 90 episodes The series also starred Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Rebecca Holden, Peter Parros, and Richard Basehart The franchise spawned three TV spinoffs, three made-for-TV films, and five videogames TJ Fixman will pen the screenplay He's primarily known for[...]
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 05, 2018: Mario Lopez at the premiere for "Incredibles 2" at the El Capitan Theatre (Image: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)
It's no secret Lopez's health and physique served him well over the years at the tender age of 47? Now the actor's returning to the role that made him a household name on Saturday mornings on the Saved By the Bell revival at NBC Universal streamer Peacock Lopez spoke to John Roa on his iHeart[...]
Mark-Paul Gosselaar Hosts Saved by the Bell Watch Podcast
Image courtesy of NBC Universal A "Saved By the Bell" Fan's Dream Come True For those unaware, Driscoll created the web short series on Funny or Die that took memorable episodes of Saved by the Bell taking the time to thoroughly break down how much of a sociopath and horrible human being Zach truly is from his[...]
Stories from the Show: SNL At Home
Image courtesy of NBC Universal Defining Saturday Night Life's Future for Season 46 and Beyond One plan for SNL Variety suspects potentially scraps the live audience at least initially as shooting remains in a more controlled environment Michaels, who also produces The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, already built a template for the weekday late-night program[...]
Scrubs, 30 Rock: Use Disclaimers, Not Removal of Blackface Episodes
Images courtesy of Buena Vista Television, NBC Universal, Buena Vista Television The same thing happened when Warner Bros decided to release their entire collection of Looney Tunes shorts for home media Over time, certain cartoons were banned over questionable depictions of cultures Some were particularly vicious caricatures, from African-Americans to the Japanese during World War II[...]
Michael Scott (Steve Carell) from "The Office," image courtesy of NBC Universal.
On 30 for 30's Facebook page, the series dared to ask, "What if I told you, the greatest Michael wasn't Jordan?" What followed was an almost believable look back at that classic moment. Michael Jordan and Michael Scott (Steve Carell) from "The Office": The Battle of the Best Michael, images courtesy of ESPN and NBC Universal. Michael[...]
Andy and Jim harmonize on The Office, courtesy of NBC.
The series moves to NBC Universal's service Peacock in 2021. One of the most memorable roles of Ed Helms' career is Andy Bernard on The Office While promoting his latest Netflix film Coffee & Kareem, the actor spoke with Entertainment Weekly about how Andy at Dunder Mifflin deals with self-isolation and social distancing "It depends[...]
Tiffani Thiessen and Mark-Paul Gosselaar reprise their roles as Kelly Kapowski and Zack Morris in the Saved by the Bell sequel, courtesy of NBC Universal.
To return the favor, he left a couple of bottles of his favorite beer for Thiessen and her husband. Tiffani Thiessen and Mark-Paul Gosselaar reprise their roles as Kelly Kapowski and Zack Morris in the Saved by the Bell sequel, courtesy of NBC Universal. The relationship between Gosselaar and Thiessen remained strong throughout their run on the[...]
“Saved by the Bell”: Lark Voorhies “Feels Slighted" Being Ghosted for Sequel Series
Her and Dustin Diamond, who played Samuel "Screech" Powers, were left out of the reunion skit for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – and now it appears they're being left out of the sequel series being developed for NBC Universal's streamer, Peacock. The actor appeared on February 19th edition of The Dr Oz Show to[...]
“Quantum Leap”: Jeff Bader Says NBCU Might Revive Series for Peacock [TCA 2020]
The NCIS: New Orleans star appeared February 13 on The Talk to talk about the possibility. NBC UniversalHost Sheryl Underwood asked the actor about revisiting the show in 2020: https://youtu.be/vDjT_m474v8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Talk – Scott Bakula on 'Quantum Leap' Reboot (https://youtu.be/vDjT_m474v8) "I don't know, I don't know, but I know the fans[...]
saved by the bell
Looks like the Bayside High student body is now complete as NBC Universal announced the remaining cast set for the Saved by the Bell sequel series being developed by their streamer Peacock Joining star Josie Totah in the 2020 series are Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Pena, and Belmont Cameli. NBC Universal "Saved by the Bell" Sequel:[...]
“Quantum Leap”: Jeff Bader Says NBCU Might Revive Series for Peacock [TCA 2020]
No, it's not Ziggy making the call, but Jeff Bader says there's a chance Scott Bakula could make the leap back to the NBC Universal family At the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter meeting, the NBCU head of program planning and strategy spoke to /Film about the possibility of reviving Quantum Leap for NBCU's upcoming[...]
"Saved by the Bell": Josie Totah Goes to Head of the Class in Peacock Sequel Series
NBC Universal's upcoming streaming service Peacock has taped Champion's star Josie Totah to lead its Saved by the Bell sequel series Totah will play Lexi, a beautiful and sharp-tongued cheerleader As the most popular girl at Bayside High, she is both admired and feared by her peers. Great News creator Tracey Wigfield created the sequel series[...]
Peacock logo (Image: NBCUniversal)
NBC Universal opted for simplicity when it came to branding its new streaming service, Peacock It's not surprising given the colorful animal was officially adopted as the company's logo in 1979. NBCU NBCU announced a number of reboots, including a new Battlestar Galactica from Mr Robot creator Sam Esmail; Saved by the Bell from Great News creator[...]