The Unicorn (TV series)

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The Unicorn
GenreSitcom
Created by
  • Bill Martin
  • Mike Schiff
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Bill Martin
  • Mike Schiff
  • Aaron Kaplan
  • Dana Honor
  • Wendi Trilling
  • Peyton Reed
Camera setupSingle-camera[1]
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkCBS
External links
Website

The Unicorn is an upcoming American sitcom television series created by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff that is set premiere on CBS as a Thursday night entry in the 2019–2020 television season, starting in the fall of 2019.[2]

Premise[edit]

The series centers around a recently widowed father with two daughters who is encouraged by his friends to re-enter the dating scene. But that suggestion soon becomes a surprise to both him and his friends when he's suddenly the most sought after single guy due to his description as an attractive working father.[1]

Cast and Characters[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On February 6, 2019, it was announced that CBS had given the production a pilot order.[4] On May 9, 2019, it was announced that the production had been given a series order. The series was created by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff who was also expected to executive produce alongside Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, and Peyton Reed. The production company involved with the series was Trill TV, Kapital Entertainment and CBS Television Studios.[1]

Casting[edit]

In March 2019, it was announced that Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller, and Maya Lynne Robinson had been cast in the pilot's starring roles.[5][6][7] Alongside the series order announcement, it was reported that Ruby Jay and Makenzie Moss had joined the main cast.[1]

Release[edit]

Marketing[edit]

On May 15, 2019, CBS released the first official trailer for the series.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Andreeva, Nellie (May 9, 2019). "CBS Orders Comedy Series 'Bob Hearts Abishola', 'Broke', 'Carol's Second Act' & 'The Unicorn'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  2. ^ O'Connell, Michael (May 15, 2019). "CBS Fall Schedule Brings Comedy Upheaval and 'Evil'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "About The Unicorn". CBS. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 6, 2019). "CBS Orders Comedy Pilots From 'Crazy Rich Asians' Author Kevin Kwan, 'Fam' Duo & Nick Stoller". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 5, 2019). "Walton Goggins To Headline CBS Comedy Pilot 'The Unicorn' As It Reverts To Single-Camera Format". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 25, 2019). "'The Unicorn': Rob Corddry & Michaela Watkins To Co-Star In CBS Comedy Pilot, John Hamburg To Direct". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (March 26, 2019). "'The Unicorn': Omar Benson Miller & Maya Lynne Robinson Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (May 15, 2019). "CBS New Series Trailers: 'Bob Hearts Abishola', 'Carol's Second Act', 'Evil', 'All Rise', 'FBI: Most Wanted', More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.

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