Expected, at best, in July, NBC Universal’s platform, Peacock, released images from its first series, including the reboots of “Saved by the Bell” and “Punky Brewster”.
The latest news is that the Peacock platform, affiliated with NBC Universal, is due to launch on July 15 on American soil. Its president recently said he was confident on this subject and this salvo of first images goes in this direction by revealing to us, in particular, the reboot of Sauvés par le gong, which will see the returns of Elizabeth Berkley, Mario Lopez and Mark-Paul Gosselaar around a handful of newcomers, including Josie Totah and Dexter Darden, hero of this version which does not yet have an online date and could arrive by the end of the year.
Among the series expected from the launch of the series, we will notably find the sequel to Psych, entitled Psych 2: Lassie Come Home.
And the very ambitious adaptation of Meilleur du mondes, a novel of dystopian anticipation by Aldous Huxley. The pilot is co-written by comic book writer Grant Morrison, and the cast led by Alden Ehrenreich and Demi Moore.
Also on the program is a sequel to Punky Brewster, the 1984 sitcom about a young girl abandoned by her mother. Soleil Moon Frye resumes its role there, and will give in particular the reply to Freddie Prinze Jr., who will play her ex-husband.
Peacock will also hire ex-Friends David Schwimmer for the comedy Intelligence, which sees a daredevil American agent teaming up with an unlucky English computer analyst.
While a new season of Shameless is expected at the end of the year, its actress Emmy Rossum will be the star of the mini-series Angelyne. Or the story, according to the synopsis, of a mysterious woman described as a test of Rorschach dressed in pink, in a story mixing Corvette, lingerie, Hollywood, men, women and UFO. And Martin Freeman.
Canceled by NBC after two seasons, the comedy A.P. Bio will resurrect on Peacock.
The platform will also offer some acquisitions, starting with the English thriller The Capture, carried by Holliday Grainger and Callum Turner. Broadcast in 2019 on the BBC, it had been compared to Bodyguard for its tense pace.
Finally, get ready to find the heroes of Madagascar … during their youth, thanks to the animated series A Little Wild.
It is however not specified if the platform will be available in France, or when.