‘Primo’ Review: Shea Serrano’s Family Comedy Is Another Low-Key Winner for Freevee
Inspired by the journalist's youth, the series focuses on a high schooler navigating life with the help of his mother and five uncles.
‘The Good Place’ Reunion: Ted Danson to Star in Netflix Comedy From Creator Mike Schur
Netflix is getting into the Mike Schur business. The creator of The Good Place is reuniting with star Ted Danson for a scripted comedy series based on the 2021 Oscar-nominated best documentary feature The Mole Agent. The series, which was shopped to streamers earlier this year, has landed at Netflix with an eight-episode straight-to-series order. […]
Peacock/NBC Chief on Streamer’s ‘Poker Face’ Hot Streak, Ad Tier Changes and Lessons From ‘Vampire Academy’
Welcome to the 200th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]
‘Field of Dreams’ TV Series Dropped at Peacock
A series adaptation of Field of Dreams has struck out at Peacock, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Mike Schur-created drama based on the 1989 Kevin Costner-starring baseball-focused film was picked up straight to series in August 2021 but will not stream on the platform, according to a source with knowledge. Universal Television, where Schur’s […]
‘Field of Dreams’ Peacock Series to Film in Iowa (Exclusive)
Peacock is building a new Field of Dreams in Iowa. The NBCUniversal-backed streamer will film its Mike Schur-created limited series based on the beloved Kevin Costner baseball movie in Iowa, though the production will not use the field that Major League Baseball re-created last year on the site of the movie. Production is slated to […]
Shea Serrano-Mike Schur Comedy Nabs IMDb TV Series Order
Primo is moving quickly through the development stages at IMDb TV. The Amazon-backed ad-supported streamer has handed out a series order for Primo, a single-camera comedy inspired by the life of Shea Serrano and from executive producer Mike Schur (The Good Place, Parks and Recreation). The news comes a mere five months after the free-streamer […]
Sean Hayes and Wanda Sykes in Netflix’s ‘Q-Force’: TV Review
Sean Hayes, Wanda Sykes, David Harbour and Patti Harrison lead the voice cast of an animated spy comedy with an LGBTQ+ twist.
‘Field of Dreams’ TV Drama From Mike Schur Gets Peacock Series Pickup
Is this heaven? Field of Dreams, the iconic Kevin Costner-led baseball movie, is coming to television. The Good Place creator Mike Schur is adapting the 1989 feature as a scripted drama, which has been ordered straight to series at Peacock. Schur, a noted baseball superfan, will write the series and exec produce alongside Lawrence Gordon […]
Shea Serrano-Mike Schur Comedy in the Works at IMDb TV
'Primo,' which was previously developed at ABC, is one of five scripted originals Amazon's free streaming platform is readying.
Michael Schur, Jemele Hill Join John Skipper and Dan Le Batard’s Meadowlark Media as Creative Advisers
The additions of Hill and Schur come after Meadowlark announced its first new project: A podcast hosted by Hank Azaria’s fictional sportscaster Jim Brockmire, a character popularized on the IFC program 'Brockmire.'
‘The Good Place’ Boss Mike Schur Defends Network TV vs. Netflix and Laments the “Uneven Playing Field” at the Emmys
Showrunner Mike Schur reflects on the NBC afterlife comedy 'The Good Place's final season and being the only broadcast show in the race.
Jean Smart to Star in HBO Max Dark Comedy Series From Mike Schur, ‘Broad City’ Trio
HBO Max is moving forward with its dark comedy from the trio behind 'Broad City' and super-producer Mike Schur.