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‘Saved by the Bell’ Reboot Canceled at Peacock

The reimagined Saved by the Bell is done at Peacock. The NBCUniversal streaming service has canceled the comedy, a reboot of the 1990s teen series, after two seasons. Saved by the Bell’s second season debuted in November, with all 10 episodes dropping the week of Thanksgiving. “We are so proud to have been the home […]

GLAAD Media Awards: ‘Eternals,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Saved by the Bell’ Take Top Prizes

GLAAD hosted the first of two ceremonies for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, announcing winners for 16 of its 30 categories in Los Angeles. Hosted by Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and D.J. “Shangela” Pierce from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the event honored Kacey Musgraves with the Vanguard Award and Michaela Jaé […]

‘Saved by the Bell’ Star Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Creative Team on ‘Showgirls’ Homage: “Comedy Is the Ultimate Way to Heal”

In the second season of Peacock’s Saved by the Bell, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren’s turn as Showgirls‘ Nomi Malone officially becomes part of Jessie Spano’s canon. Set during a Bayside career fair, “Wrestling With the Future” sees members of the new class attempting, either desperately or apathetically, to map out their future and find their calling. […]

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in September 2021

Netflix is leaping into fall with a number of new films and TV shows, as well as its regular new rotation of existing shows and movies. Among the original drama films coming to the streamer this month are the 9/11 biographical drama Worth on Sept. 3. Starring Michael Keaton, Amy Ryan and Stanley Tucci, the […]

Selena Gomez Responds to “Tasteless” Kidney Transplant Reference in ‘The Good Fight’

Selena Gomez and her fans are calling out a recent episode of The Good Fight for referencing the former Disney star’s kidney transplant. In the fourth episode of the Paramount+ show’s fifth season, a comedy television executive (Wayne Brady) asks Liz (Audra McDonald) to put together a sensitivity read for one of his comedians. The […]

‘Saved by the Bell’ Costume Designer on Creating a Trans High School Style Icon in Josie Totah

Fittings have not always been Josie Totah’s favorite. The 19-year-old actress, who came out as transgender in 2018, says that getting dressed to play characters who didn’t reflect her gender identity at the time left her with PTSD. “I’ve been on so many shows in my career where fittings were something that I dreaded most,” […]

Anthony Mackie, Mario Lopez and 3 More Actors Reflect on Finding New Ways to Play Their Famous Characters

Ralph Macchio, Nicco Annan and Paul Bettany also discuss revisiting their characters while staying true to their previous incarnations.

How ‘Saved by the Bell’ Fan Bowen Yang Made Josie Totah “So Happy”

As Lexi Haddad-DeFabrizio, Josie Totah rules the school. Lexi is the most popular girl at Bayside High, and her take-no-prisoners wit means she often delivers the kind of biting punchlines that make or break a comedy. Aside from being assertive, beautiful and hilarious, Lexi is also trans. Here Totah, who also serves as an executive […]

‘Saved by the Bell’ Cast and Team on Reinventing Series for New Generation

If you were a child of the ’80s, you more than likely spent your Saturday mornings obsessed with the intrigues of Bayside High. Saved by the Bell, which ran on NBC from 1989 to 1993, seemed to transcend screens, fostering a generation of fans who loyally trailed Zack (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), Kelly (Tiffani Thiessen), Slater (Mario […]

‘Saved by the Bell’ Cast Mourns Death of Dustin Diamond

Best known for his work as the lovable, bombastic, and eccentric Samuel "Screech" Powers on numerous iterations of the NBC sitcom, the actor died Monday morning.

Dustin Diamond, Screech on ‘Saved by the Bell,’ Dies at 44

After the show, he beat up Horshack on 'Celebrity Boxing,' made a sex tape, wrote a controversial book, went to jail and got cancer.

‘Saved by the Bell’ Renewed for Season 2 at Peacock

The sequel to the 1990s teen comedy is executive produced by Tracey Wigfield.