Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Peacock Cancels 'Saved by the Bell' After 2 Seasons

Peacock has today announced the cancellation of its original comedy series Saved by the Bell after two seasons. The second (and now final) season was released on November 24, 2021.

The comedy starred Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog, Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Belmont Cameli, Dexter Darden, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Mario Lopez.

Tracey Wigfield created the comedy. She executive produced with Franco E. Bario and Peter Engel. Universal Television and Big Wig Productions produced.

Peacock released the following statement on the cancellation: "We are so proud to have been the home of the next iteration of Saved by the Bell for both new and OG fans. Saved by the Bell has been a cultural mainstay for more than 30 years and the new series, led by Tracey Wigfield's superfan enthusiasm and signature witty humor, seamlessly continued the show's legacy, all while allowing more audiences to feel seen. We're grateful to Tracey, Franco Bario, our partners at UTV, the beloved cast, and the fans who have continues to champion one of the most iconic shows of all time."