Friday, April 30, 2021

AppleTV+ Sets Premiere Date for Musical Comedy 'Schmigadoon!' Starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key

AppleTV+ has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original musical comedy series Schmigadoon! starring Cecily Strong (Saturday Night Live) and Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele).

The 6-episode first season will launch on Friday, July 16 with its first two episodes. New episodes will be released weekly every Friday.

Strong and Key star 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."

The comedy also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio created the comedy. They executive produce with Strong, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer and director Barry Sonnenfeld. Universal Television and Broadway Video produce.