The Reno 911 gang is back! Today Roku announced Reno 911! Defunded, which will premiere on the service with 11 new 30-minute episodes on February 25, 2022.
The cast includes Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Niecy Nash, Cedric Yarbrough, Carlos Alazraqui, Ian Roberts, Joe Lo Truglio, Mary Birdsong, and Wendi McLendon-Covey.
Reno 911! Defunded also welcomes guest stars Jamie Lee Curtis, “Weird Al” Yankovic and George Lopez. Here is the official synopsis for Reno 911! Defunded: “It’s 2022. Crime is on the rise, but one city is never short on heroes.
“Reno’s finest are back and this time they’re facing their biggest challenge yet –they’ve been defunded! No budget. No back-up.
“No problem for your favorite top cops as they return along with a squad room full of guest stars for a season low on resources and high on chaos.”
Colin Davis, Head of Scripted Originals, Roku said, “Reno911! is one of the funniest comedy TV shows ever made and we could not be more excited to release a brand new, supersized, never-before-seen season as a Roku Original. Prepare to laugh!”
Reno 911! Defunded was created by Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon and Kerri Kenney-Silver.
The Executive producers include Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Carlos Alazraqui, Wendi McLendon-Covey, John Landgraf, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Danny Devito, Peter Principato, Christian Hoffman and David Lincoln.
The series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios.
Directors for the series are Robert Ben Garant, David Lincoln and Christian Hoffman. The original series Reno 911! ran from 2003-2009.
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Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over 15 years, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of “Tabletop,” written comic books, and is a contributing author for the 13 books in the “PsychGeeks” series including “Star Wars Psychology.” She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosted the “Legion” podcast.