Peacock Originals

NEW RELEASES


A sinister doctor (Joshua Jackson) treats his Hippocratic Oath about the same way he treats his patients, while two fellow surgeons (Christian Slater, Alec Baldwin) and a young Assistant District Attorney set out to stop him.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 8-episode Limited Series
Status: Series premieres September 12, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



COMEDY


When disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton) loses out on his dream job, he is forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher at Whitlock High School. Jack refuses to teach any biology and instead uses his honor students to help him get revenge on his rival. Principal Durbin (Patton Oswalt) struggles to control the force of nature that is Jack Griffin.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Renewed for a Fourth season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



Detective Inspectors Major and Carver are the top crime-fighting duo at the Met Police’s Special Investigation Unit until Major is gunned down on the job; in an experimental artificial intelligence project, Major is brought back from the dead.

Genre: Comedy-drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



When a one-hit-wonder girl group from the 1990s gets sampled by a young rapper, its members reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot – this time while balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents and shoulder pain.

Genre: Musical comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: W Network



Best friends Jamie (Mel Giedroyc) and Fran (Sue Perkins) are trying to make their way in the world with only each other to rely on. They also just happen to kill people for a living. Fueled by their hilarious antics and frivolous bickering, each job inevitably gets derailed, leading them into bizarre misadventures, full of oddball characters and unexpected dilemmas.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



An arrogant American NSA agent Jerry Bernstein (David Schwimmer) is posted to the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in London which is tasked with tackling international and domestic Cyber Crime. He enlists the help of junior computer analyst Joseph Harries (Nick Mohammed) in a power grab that threatens to disrupt the team’s ability to combat cyber terrorism.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Second season concluded August 1, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



Two lifelong best friends, Nathan Rutherford and Reagan Wells, find themselves at a crossroads – quite literally – when their sleepy town gets an unexpected wake-up call.

Genre: Sitcom
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Season 1 concluded May 27, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



When California governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many underfunded high schools, he proposes they send the affected students to the most well-funded schools in the state – including Bayside High. The influx of new students gives the privileged Bayside kids (who never have a problem that can’t be solved in twenty-two minutes) a much-needed dose of reality.

Genre: Sitcom
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: W Network



We Are Lady Parts is an anarchic, joyful and irreverent music comedy following a Muslim female punk band – called Lady Parts – who are on a mission to find a lead guitarist and maybe, just maybe, get a proper gig.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Season 1 concluded July 14, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase



DRAMA


Five Bedrooms tells the story of five people at different times of their lives. They bond after they find themselves seated together at the singles table at a wedding. After a few too many drinks, the solution to all of their problems seems to be buying a house together; a five bedroom house

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premieres September 9, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: W Network



When soldier Shaun Emery’s (Callum Turner) conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man. However, Shaun’s life takes a shocking turn when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light. DI Rachel Carey (Holliday Grainger) who is investigating Shaun’s case quickly learns that the truth can sometimes be a matter of perspective in a troubling world of “deepfakes.”

Genre: Crime drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Video Canada



ANIMATION


A comedy about the adventures of Archibald Strutter, a chicken who improvises his way through life but always finds his way home to his three siblings and trusty sidekick.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Third season premiered July 15, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: YTV



A teenage Cleopatra is transported 30,000 years into the future and discovers she is the prophesied savior of the future world.

Genre: Adventure / Sci-Fi
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Third season premiered January 14, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Family CHRGD



When Poppy learns there are five other Trolls tribes scattered throughout the forest, she decides to bring delegates from the Country Western, Classical, Funk, Techno and Hard Rock tribes to live together in her village.

Genre: Comedy / Musical
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Renewed for a Fourth season; premieres September 2, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: YTV



Kid adventurers Waldo and Wenda work to earn their stripes as junior members of an international travel society facing a mischief-making globetrotter rival.

Genre: Adventure / Mystery
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for a Third season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Family CHRGD



COMING SOON


Follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who finds himself pulled into a series of deadly puzzles when his mentor is kidnapped. The CIA forces him onto a task force where he uncovers a chilling conspiracy.

Genre: Drama / Mystery
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premieres October 11, 2021
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase


It is about fame, identity, survival, billboards, Corvettes, lingerie, men, women, women teasing men, men obsessed with women, West Hollywood, crystals, UFOs, and most importantly of all, the self-proclaimed Rorschach test in pink, glow-in-the-dark queen of the universe, Angelyne (Emmy Rossum).

Genre: Biographical drama
No. of Seasons: Limited Series
Status: Series premieres 2021
Canadian Broadcast: N/A


At Bayview High, five students—Simon (Mark McKenna), Brownyn (Marianly Tejada), Nate (Cooper van Grootel), Addy (Annalisa Cochrane), and Cooper (Chibuikem Uche)—are given detention. Simon, known for starting an online gossip group with his friend Janae (Jessica McLeod) to snitch on his classmates, suffers a sudden and fatal allergic reaction. The other four students had reasons to kill Simon, along with individual motives, and after it is determined his death was not an accident, an investigation ensues.

Genre: Crime drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: N/A



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