Thursday, April 21, 2022

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for New Comedy 'God's Favorite Idiot' Starring Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original comedy series God's Favorite Idiot starring Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy.

All 8 episodes of the first season will be available on Wednesday, June 15.

Clark Thompson (Falcone) is a mid-level tech support employee, who takes saunas with his dad Gene, pines after his co-worker Amily (McCarthy), and loves his cats. When he starts to glow, he begins to realize this isn't an average day at the office and God has bigger plans for him. Clark can't save mankind by himself, he must gather his flock of mismatched co-workers, his longtime crush and angelic allies to outwit Satan herself. Together, they're just a bunch of average humans coming together for the greater good because, after all, you can't save the world alone.

In addition to Falcone and McCarthy, the comedy stars Leslie Bibb, Kevin Dunn, Usman Ally, Steve Mallory, Chris Sandiford, Ana Scotney and Yanic Truesdale.

Falcone created the series. He executive produces with McCarthy and director Michael McDonald. On the Day Productions produces.