• ‘Greenleaf' Cast Reunites For Post-Finale Special On OWN

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    As Greenleaf nears its series finale on Tuesday, OWN has announced the cast will reunite for one last time for a look back at the hit megachurch drama. The one-hour special will feature Greenleaf stars Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans sharing favorite moments from the past five seasons...
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  • Peacock Announces New Comedies From Tina Fey and Mike Schur, Sets Late-Night Show Block

    Peacock Announces New Comedies From Tina Fey and Mike Schur, Sets Late-Night Show Block

    3 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Peacock is fluffing up its feathers and building its slate of originals with new comedies from 30 Rock ‘s Tina Fey and The Good Place creator Mike Schur. The new comedies, alongside the new MacGruber series with Will Forte and two “late-night” shows headlined by Amber Ruffin and Larry Wilmore , are part of Peacock's slate of projects designed to boost the new platform's presence in the streaming wars.
    Following the news that Peacock has officially ordered a MacGruber series starring and executive produced by Will Forte, the NBCUniversal streaming platform announced two new shows from...
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  • ‘MacGruber' Series Finally Ordered at Peacock, Ya Friggin' Turds

    ‘MacGruber' Series Finally Ordered at Peacock, Ya Friggin' Turds

    3 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    The game has changed. But the players are the same. MacGruber is officially coming back as a TV series exclusively on NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock. The series was said to be in development back in January, and now it's officially been given a series order.
    Peacock announced the MacGruber series order at NBCUniveral's Television Critics Association virtual press day today, nearly eight months after the series went into development. It's not clear if this is meant to kick off an ongoing series where the streamer will determine its future based on ratings or if it will be treated...
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  • Will Forte's MacGruber Gets a Series Order at Peacock

    Will Forte's MacGruber Gets a Series Order at Peacock

    3 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    Will Forte's MacGruber gets a series order at Peacock
    Peacock has officially given a straight-to-series order to Emmy-nominated writer-actor Will Forte's forthcoming action-comedy series MacGruber , based on Forte's popular Saturday Night Live parody sketch of 1980s series MacGyver. The announcement also came with the release of a new video which you can check out below, teasing Forte's return as the titular special operations agent.
    According to Deadline , fellow SNL alum Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillippe are in the final negotiations to reprise their roles as Vicki St. Elmo and Dixon...
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  • ‘MacGruber' Will Forte Comedy Picked Up To Series By Peacock, Ryan Phillippe & Kristen Wiig Poised To Join

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    NBCUniversal's streaming platform Peacock continues to build up its original comedy slate with a straight-to-series series order to MacGruber, starring and co-written by Will Forte. The action comedy, which stems from Forte's recurring MacGyver parody sketch on Saturday Night Live, was part of Peacock's inaugural development slate. It has received an eight-episode order. Forte will reprise his role...
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  • ‘Rutherford Falls': Jana Schmieding, Michael Greyeyes, Jesse Leigh & Dustin Milligan Join Ed Helms In Peacock Comedy

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Peacock's upcoming Rutherford Falls has set its initial cast. Joining Ed Helms in the comedy series are Jana Schmieding , Michael Greyeyes , Jesse Leigh and Dustin Milligan. The castings were announced as part of Rutherford Falls' panel at the CTAM virtual press tour. Co-created/executive produced by...
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  • Peacock Picks Up Will Forte's ‘MacGruber' to Series, Check Out the Announcement

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Peacock's a friggin' genius: The new NBCUniversal streaming service has picked up Will Forte's “MacGruber” to series.
    The comedy series is based on Forte's classic “Saturday Night Live” parody of “MacGyver” - the Richard Dean Anderson one, not the 2016 reboot.
    In 2010, Forte, John Solomon and Jorma Taccone adapted the series of “SNL” sketches into a surprisingly good feature film. The movie, which costarred Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe and Val Kilmer, will exist within the universe of the new sitcom.
    The streaming version of “MacGruber,” for which Forte will reprise his title role, gets...
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