Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Peacock Announces Premiere Dates for 'A.P. Bio,' 'Departure,' 'Five Bedrooms' and 'Hitmen'

A day ahead of its nationwide launch, Peacock has today announced premiere dates for the third season of comedy A.P. Bio as well as international acquisitions Departure, Five Bedrooms and Hitmen.

All 6 episodes of the British comedy Hitmen will be available on Thursday, August 6.

Two hapless, dead broke best friends try to make their way in the world with only each other to rely on. They also just happen to kill people for a living. Having stumbled into a career in contract killing, misfits Fran and Jamie are not your typical killers for hire. Working out of their scruffy van, each episode follows the hapless duo as they try to carry out their latest hit, inevitably derailed by incompetence, bickering and inane antics.

The comedy stars Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc, Jason Watkins, Sian Clifford and Asim Chaundry.

Joe Markham and Joe Parham created the series, with Ollie Parsons directing. They executive produce with Myfanwy Moore, Siobhan Bachman and Morwenna Gordon. Arnold Widdowson serves as a producer. Sky Studios produces.

All 8 episodes of the Australian drama Five Bedrooms will be available on Thursday, August 13.

Five unlikely allies in life throw caution to the wind and hit upon a unique solution to a common problem. Ignoring the nay-saying of families and friends, they're teaming up, signing contracts and buying a house together. Yes, it's a grand social experiment. It might be genius, or it might be a total disaster... but they're not putting their lives on hold for love any longer. There's just one glaring problem: they'll have to live with each other.

The drama stars Kat Stewart, Stephen Peacocke, Doris Younane, Katie Robertson and Roy Joseph.

Michael Lucas and Christine Bartlett created the series, with Peter Templeman, Corrie Chen and Fiona Banks directing. They executive produce with Pino Amenta, Tracey Robertson and Nathan Mayfield.

All 10 episodes of the third season of A.P. Bio will be available on Thursday, September 3. The comedy aired its first two seasons on NBC before becoming a Peacock original for Season 3.

The comedy stars Glenn Howerton, Lyric Lewis, Mary Sohn, Jean Villepique, Paula Pell and Patton Oswalt.

Mike O'Brien created the comedy. He executive produces with Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Seth Meyers and Michael Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions produce.

All 6 episodes of the Canadian drama Departure will be available on Thursday, September 17.

Investigator Kendra Malley and her mentor are brought on to search for missing passenger plane Flight 716. When battling forces threaten to undermine their work, Kendra must find the truth and stop it from happening again.

The drama stars Archie Panjabi, Kris Holden-Reid, Rebecca Liddiard, Tamara Duarte, Mark Rendall, Peter Mensah, Sasha Roiz and Christopher Plummer.

Vince Shiao created the drama. Shaftesbury, Greenpoint Productions, Starlings Television and Corus Entertainment produce.