Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

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Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
GenreMusical fantasy dramedy
Created byAustin Winsberg
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)
  • Austin Winsberg
  • Richard Shepard
  • Paul Feig
  • Jessie Henderson
  • Kim Tannenbaum
  • Eric Tannenbaum
  • David Blackman
  • Daniel Inkeles
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNBC

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist is an upcoming American musical fantasy dramedy television series created by Austin Winsberg set to premiere as a mid-season entry during the 2019–2020 season on NBC, following the conclusion of the fall 2019 NBC Sunday Night Football season.


The musical drama is set around a woman (played by Jane Levy) who recognizes the thoughts of the people surrounding her as songs playing.




On January 11, 2019, it was announced that NBC had given the production a pilot order. The pilot was written by Austin Winsberg who executive produces alongside with Richard Shepard (also the director), Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, David Blackman and Daniel Inkeles.[1] Production companies involved with the pilot include Lionsgate Television and Universal Television. On February 21, 2019, it was announced that Seth Gordon would direct the pilot.

On May 9, 2019, it was announced that the production had been given a series order.[2] A few days later on May 12, 2019, it was announced that the series would premiere as a mid-season replacement in the spring of 2020.[3]


In February 2019, it was reported that Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell and Mary Steenburgen were cast in the pilot's lead roles.[4][5][6] In March, it was announced that Peter Gallagher, John Clarence Stewart and Carmen Cusack joined the cast in starring roles.[7][8]


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (12 January 2019). "NBC Pilot Orders: Musical Dramedy 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' & Thriller Drama 'Emergence'". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (10 May 2019). "NBC Picks Up 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' Musical Drama Starring Jane Levy To Series". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  3. ^ “NBC Fall Schedule: Manifest Held for Midseason, Good Place 'Promoted'” from TV Line (May 12, 2019)
  4. ^ Petski, Nellie Andreeva,Denise; Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (11 February 2019). "Jane Levy To Star In 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' NBC Pilot, Richard Shepard To Direct". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (21 February 2019). "Skylar Astin & Alex Newell To Co-Star In 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' NBC Pilot". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (26 February 2019). "Mary Steenburgen To Co-Star In 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' NBC Musical Pilot". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (6 March 2019). "'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist': Peter Gallagher & John Clarence Stewart Cast In NBC Pilot". Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (22 March 2019). "'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' Casts Carmen Cusack; Elizabeth Cappuccino Joins 'neXT'". Retrieved 12 May 2019.

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