The Unicorn (TV series)

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The Unicorn
GenreSitcom
Created by
  • Bill Martin
  • Mike Schiff
  • Grady Cooper
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 for CBS which is set to premiere on September 26, 2019.[2]

Premise[edit]

A recently widowed father with two daughters is encouraged by his friends to re-enter the dating scene. Surprisingly to both him and his friends, he becomes the most sought after single guy due to his description as an attractive working father.[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"[4]John HamburgStory by : Bill Martin & Mike Schiff & Grady Cooper
Teleplay by : Bill Martin & Mike Schiff
September 26, 2019 (2019-09-26)TBD
2"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"[5]John HamburgBill MartinOctober 3, 2019 (2019-10-03)TBD
3"Widow's Group"[6]John HamburgMike SchiffOctober 10, 2019 (2019-10-10)TBD
4"The Unicorn and the Catfish"[7]Matt SohnChristine ZanderOctober 17, 2019 (2019-10-17)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On February 6, 2019, it was announced that CBS had given the production a pilot order.[8] 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] A day after that, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2019 and air on Thursday night entry in the 2019–2020 television season at 8:30 p.m.[9] The series is set to debut on September 26, 2019.[2]

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.[10][11][12] 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.[13]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" September 26, 2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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. ^ a b Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (June 13, 2019). "CBS Sets Fall Premiere Dates: 'Bob ♥ Abishola', 'All Rise', 'Evil', 'Young Sheldon', 'NCIS', 'Blue Bloods' & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "About The Unicorn". CBS. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "(#UNI101) "Pilot"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "(#UNI103) "Breaking Up is Hard to Do "". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "(#UNI102) "Widow's Group"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  7. ^ "Shows A-Z - unicorn, the on cbs". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ Patten, Dominic (May 15, 2019). "CBS Fall 2019–20 Schedule: Some Diverse Moves for the Most-Watched Network, But Lots of Familiar Faces". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (March 26, 2019). "'The Unicorn': Omar Benson Miller & Maya Lynne Robinson Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  13. ^ 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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