• Tina Fey-Produced Pop Star Comedy ‘Girls5Eva' Ordered at Peacock

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    NBCUniversal unveiled its forthcoming streaming service Peacock on Thursday, including the full slate of scripted originals set to debut on the platform.
    One of the new projects announced was a scripted comedy series from Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” alum Meredith Scardino. Titled “Girls5Eva,” the series centers on a one-hit-wonder girl group from the '90s who reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot. Per Peacock's description of the series, “They may be grown women balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents, and shoulder pain, but can't they...
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  • MacGruber Series Starring Will Forte in Development at Peacock

    MacGruber Series Starring Will Forte in Development at Peacock

    1 month ago - By Coming Soon

    MacGruber series starring Will Forte in development at Peacock
    After it was announced last year that a MacGruber comedy TV series was in the works, Deadline has shared that NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service Peacock has revealed its development slate includes the MacGruber series co-written and starring Will Forte, who will reprise his role as the special operative.
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    After rotting in prison for over a decade, America's ultimate hero and uber patriot MacGruber is finally released. His mission: to take down...
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  • MacGruber Series Starring Will Forte in the Works at NBC Streamer Peacock

    1 month ago - By TV Line

    Brace yourself for a whole lot more explosions: A MacGruber series starring Will Forte is in development at NBC's upcoming Peacock streaming service, according to our sister site Variety. Forte will write and executive-produce the series as well, with SNL boss Lorne Michaels also onboard as an EP. The MacGruber character - a parody of...
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  • ‘MacGruber' Revival, Transgender Drama From Laverne Cox Among Peacock Projects in Development

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Ahead of its formal debut Thursday, NBCUniversal has put six projects in development at Peacock, including a revival of Will Forte's “MacGruber.”
    Additional projects include a transgender themed drama executive produced by and starring Laverne Cox, a comedy based on the McElroy family's “Dungeons & Dragons” podcast, and others from Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling.
    “MacGruber” will see Forte return as his “SNL” character, a spoof of “MacGyver.” The character appeared in a number sketches and starred in a 2010 movie alongside Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Val Kilmer and Maya Rudolph. The...
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