Peacock Drops Official Teaser for ‘Bel-Air’ Coming 2022

The Nerds of Color has steadily followed the hype and news around Peacock’s upcoming series Bel-Air, a reimagined take on the classic ’90s sitcom that starred Will Smith, James Avery, and Janet Hubert, and today they dropped an official teaser for the show.

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Peacock Has Shared the Official Trailer for ‘The Girl In The Woods’

The Girl In The Woods is a supernatural YA drama about a mysterious door in the woods that leads to a terrifying monster dimension. The cast includes Stefanie Scott (Carrie), Misha Osherovich (Nolan), Sofia Bryant (Tasha), Will Yun Lee (Arthur Dean), Kylie Liya Page (Sara), Reed Diamond (Hosea), and Leonard Roberts (Khalil). All eight episodes of the new Peacock Original will drop on Thursday, October 21.

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New SYFY Series ‘Astrid and Lilly Save the World’ Stars Jana Morrison and Samantha Aucoin

Today, Universal just announced that they are moving forward with a new SYFY series called Astrid and Lilly Save the World.

To star in the show, SYFY has tapped two rising stars, Filipina Canadian actress Jana Morrison will play Astrid, and coming with her for the ride is fellow Canadian singer/songwriter/actress Samantha Aucoin.

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Tamara Taylor and Danielle Moné Truitt Preview the ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Season Finale

Law & Order: Organized Crime airs Thursday nights on NBC, and will be returning with a new season in Fall 2021. I got the chance to speak with Tamara Taylor and Danielle Moné Truitt, who both star in the new series, and ask them all my Organized Crime questions! The show premiered back in April and has already done some amazing crossovers with Law & Order: SVU. The season finale, titled, “Forget it, Jake; It’s Chinatown,” will premiere on June 3 at 10 PM ET.

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NBC’s ‘Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers’ Premieres in July

The one-hour special comes from NBC and Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, in conjunction with NBC Sports. Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers, which is executive produced by Mike Yurchuk, will show the Jonas Brothers pursuing their Olympic dreams!

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NOC Interview: Kay Oyegun on Directing NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

Kay Oyegun directed episode 5×13, “Brotherly Love,” of the NBC hit drama. The episode focused on Randal and Kevin reuniting to hash out their past. Oyegun is a part of NBCUniversal’s Female Forward program, which is the company’s annual initiative for female directors that aims to achieve gender parity among scripted series directors.

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NOC Interview: Paula Pell on Her New Peacock Original Series, ‘Girls5eva’

Paula Pell is ready to bring the laughs in Peacock’s newest comedy Girls5eva, which premieres on Thursday, May 6. The best part is all eight episodes will drop at once, making it your next binge-worthy show! In the female-led series, Pell is joined by Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Busy Philipps.

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NOC Interview: Kara Killmer on NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’

Kara Killmer portrays Sylvie Brett in Chicago Fire. The series, from renowned Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf and co-creator Derek Haas, is a look into the lives of everyday heroes dedicated to one of the most noblest professions. The series is now on season 9 with new episodes airing Wednesdays on NBC at 9 PM ET.

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NOC Interview: Renée Elise Goldsberry Discusses Her New Peacock Original Comedy, ‘Girls5eva’

Renée Elise Goldsberry steals the show in Peacock’s newest comedy Girls5eva, which premieres on Thursday, May 6. The best part is all eight episodes will drop at once! And trust me, you won’t want to stop watching. In the female-led series, the actress and singer is joined by Sara Bareilles, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps.

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Let’s Just Focus on Keegan-Michael Key and Anya Taylor-Joy’s ‘SNL’ Episodes

With the upcoming Mother’s Day episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by SpaceX billionaire, Elon Musk, fans of the variety show and some of the cast members have been up in arms regarding why the viral dogecoin guy is even performing. Musk isn’t an actor, and his IMDB is only filled with parody versions of himself. It’s a little suspicious why the space tycoon is even performing at all.

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Ron Funches Talks Season Two of Peacock’s Newest Animation ‘Trollstopia’

DreamWorks Trollstopia is the next chapter in the hair-raising adventures of the Trolls. Now that Poppy knows there are other musical Trolls scattered throughout the forest, she bottles up her endless positivity and invites delegates from every Troll tribe in the forest to live together in harmony in a grand experiment she calls TrollsTopia.

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NOC Interview: Tiera Skovbye & Jordan Johnson-Hinds of ‘Nurses’ Talk Wrapping the Season & More

Jordan Johnson-Hinds and Tiera Skovbye have seen their characters grow considerably since launching the series of NBC’s Nurses, and there’s little doubt we’ll see more of the two of them in Hollywood in the future. Earlier this month, I sat down with Jordan and Tiera to talk the season, their careers, and the overall amount of growth that they’ve experienced as actors in an industry rocked by the pandemic.

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Joseph Lee Anderson, Uli Latukefu and Bradley Constant Talk NBC’s ‘Young Rock’

NBC’s newest sitcom, Young Rock, focuses on different chapters of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show explores the many life experiences that have helped shape Dwayne into the man he is today.

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NOC Interview: ‘Punky Brewster’ Star Cherie Johnson Talks Iconic Sitcom Coming to Peacock

The new and highly-anticipated Punky Brewster series will premiere on Peacock on Thursday, February 25, with all ten episodes dropping at once. Punky Brewster is the continuation of the iconic ’80s sitcom about a bright young girl raised by a foster dad. Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.

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USA’s ‘The Rev’ Star Pastor Richard Hartley Talks Reality Show, Family Life, and More

USA’s hilarious new inspirational TV series The Rev has been delivering the kind of comedy only eccentric Pastor Richard Hartley can deliver. Consisting of eight 30-minute episodes, the series captures the world of the larger-than-life pastor and his family.

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Peacock Unveils Several New Unscripted, Comedy, True Crime, and Sports Series

Today, Peacock announced all-new programming at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. New unscripted series Ex Rated has been picked up with host and executive producer Andy Cohen, and highly anticipated Real Housewives of Miami is in development.

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SNL Superstars Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd Talk New NBC Comedy ‘Kenan’

If you’re like me, Kenan Thompson was your on-screen older brother growing up in the ’90s. If you’re also like me, seeing SNL pair Thompson with the rising star that is Chris Redd should make your heart soar. The two have established so much chemistry it’s no wonder NBC’s new comedy Kenan showcases their incomparable wit and charm to its fullest extent.

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NOC Exclusive: NBC Shares ‘Nurses’ Season One Clip Ahead of Episode Eight

Ahead of NBC’s Nurses season one episode eight premiere, NOC gained an exclusive clip featuring past guest Jordan Johnson-Hinds ( who plays “Keon Colby”) and Sandy Sidhu ( who plays “Nazneen Khan”).

Airing Tuesdays on NBC at 10-11pm ET, Nurses, filmed and set in Toronto, follows five young nurses working on the frontlines of a busy downtown hospital, dedicating their lives to helping others, while struggling to help themselves. The 10-episode series stars Tiera Skovbye (Riverdale), Natasha Calis (The Posession), Jordan Johnson-Hinds (Blindspot), Sandy Sidhu (Home Before Dark) and Donald MacLean Jr. (Workin’ Moms)

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NOC Interview: Adriyan Rae and Daniel Kyri of NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’

From renowned Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order series) and co-creator Derek Haas, the writer behind 3:10 to Yuma, comes season nine of the high-octane drama Chicago Fire, an edge-of-your-seat view look at the lives of everyday folks committed to some of America’s most demanding professions. The firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 risk their lives week in and week out to save and protect the communities they’re connected to.

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Peacock Set to Release Massive Slate of Shows, Movies, and More in 2021

NBC’s new over-the-top streaming service is set to make waves in 2021 with the release of a massive slate of new movies, shows and more in January. After announcing the release of its new streaming service back in April, over 22 million users had been dialed in by October this year. Peacock is promising subscribers access to the highest quality shows and more, especially after sharing the news that the hit series The Office is set to be exclusively streamed on the service starting January 2021.

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Opinion: The Gillis-SNL problem

By Brian Chu

We were so close. So close to having a genuinely positive and momentous news story about Saturday Night Live hiring its first cast member of Chinese descent in its 45-year history. And then, Shane Gillis ruined it. Ruined it with his reminder that no matter how much we like to think America has progressed in addressing diversity, the undercurrent of racism is never far behind.

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