Sunnyside (U.S. TV series)

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Sunnyside
Genre
Created byKal Penn
Matt Murray
Starring
  • Kal Penn
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s)New York City
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)Fremulon
3 Arts Entertainment
Universal Television
DistributorNBCUniversal
Release
Original networkNBC

Sunnyside is an upcoming American comedy television series created by Kal Penn and Matt Murray is set premiere on NBC as a Thursday night entry in the 2019–2020 television season, starting in the fall of 2019.

Premise[edit]

Set up in New York City, the series follows Garrett Modi, a former New York City councilman, who finds his calling when faced with immigrants in need of his help and in search of the American Dream.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On January 28, 2019, it was announced that NBC had given the production a pilot order.[1] The pilot was written by Kal Penn who executive produces alongside Matt Murray, Michael Schur, David Miner and Dan Spilo. Production companies involved with the pilot include 3 Arts Entertainment and Universal Television. In March 2019, the pilot project was titled Sunnyside. On May 6, 2019, it was announced that the production had been given a series order, together with Bluff City Law.[2] A day after that, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2019 and air on Thursdays at 9:30 P.M.[3]

Casting[edit]

In March 2019, it was announced that seven co-leads opposite Kal Penn, including Kiran Deol, Moses Storm, Diana Maria Riva, Samba Schutte, Poppy Liu, Joel Kim Booster and Tudor Petrut had been cast in the pilot's lead roles.[4]

Release[edit]

Marketing[edit]

On May 12, 2019, NBC released the first official trailer for the series.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (28 January 2019). "NBC Orders Kal Penn Comedy Pilot Produced By Michael Schur".
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (7 May 2019). "Drama 'Bluff City Law' Starring Jimmy Smits & Kal Penn Comedy 'Sunnyside' Picked Up To Series By NBC".
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Patten, Dominic (12 May 2019). "NBC Fall 2019-20 Schedule: Not A Lot Of Change For Top-Rated Network, 'Will & Grace' & 'Manifest' Held For Midseason".
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (7 March 2019). "NBC Assembles Cast Of Mostly Immigrant Actors For Kal Penn Pilot 'Sunnyside'".
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (May 12, 2019). "NBC New Series Trailers: 'Bluff City Law', 'Perfect Harmony', 'Sunnyside'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.

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