Apple TV+ today released the trailer for its new musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Award nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy Award winner Keegan-Michael Key.
The first two episodes will premiere globally on Friday, July 16, 2021 exclusively on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday.
A parody of iconic Golden Age musicals, Schmigadoon! stars Strong and Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship who discover a magical town living in a 1940s musical.
They then learn that they can’t leave until they find “true love.”
Martin Short guest stars in the anticipated series.
Hailing from Broadway Video and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, Schmigadoon! is co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio.
Paul serves as showrunner, and wrote all of the original songs for the series.
Barry Sonnenfeld directs and executive produces. In addition to starring, Strong serves as producer, and Daurio serves as consulting producer and writer.
Andrew Singer executive produces with Lorne Michaels on behalf of Broadway Video.
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