SpoilerTV - TV Spoilers

Miracle Workers and The Last O.G. - Renewed by TBS



TBS Renews The Last O.G. for a Third Season

Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish to Return to Cable’s #1 Sitcom

NEW YORK, MAY 15, 2019 – TBS has picked up its original series The Last O.G. starring Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish for a third season. Co-created and executive-produced by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, The Last O.G. launched as cable’s #1 new comedy in 2018 and the highest rated cable comedy debut since 2015. The show continues to be a ratings success in its second season, now ranking as cable’s #1 sitcom and reaching a multiplatform audience of 23 million viewers so far.

“The Last OG is very meaningful to me and I am blessed to get to work with my family for another season,” said Morgan. “We are going to go to a whole other level this year. JUST WAIT.”

Season two of The Last O.G. found the “perfect balance of hilarity” (Salon), with Morgan’s character Tray going all in on his dreams of becoming a chef, and Tray’s ex-girlfriend Shay (Haddish) collaborating with an unlikely business partner.

Morgan and Haddish will return for the third season, as well as series regulars Ryan Gaul as Shay’s affable husband Josh; Allen Maldonado, who plays Tray’s goofy but well-intentioned cousin Bobby; and Taylor Mosby and Dante Hoagland, Tray and Shay’s teenage children, Shahzad and Amira.

“We are so proud of The Last O.G.’s continued success,” said Brett Weitz, general manager of TBS and TNT. “This hilarious and heartfelt show has connected with fans and we couldn’t be more grateful for the big laughs that Tracy and the O.G. gang deliver each week.”

Inspired by The Last O.G.’s theme of new beginnings, the network is committed to giving back to the Brooklyn community that is at the center of the show. Similar to their partnership with NYC Parks to refurbish the basketball courts in Marcy Playground, TBS recently partnered with GrowNYC to renovate the historic Hattie Carthan community garden in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Additionally, this season TBS collaborated with HMH Publishing to create THE LAST O.G. COOKBOOK: How to Get Mad Culinary Skills featuring recipes inspired by the series with elements woven throughout that immerse readers in the O.G. world. Brief sections of the book address pressing social issues including mass incarceration, food deserts, and re-entry challenges, with a focus on non-profit organizations committed to these topics and getting returning citizens back on their feet. A portion of the proceeds from the book go to Drive Change’s workforce development Fellowship that provides professional culinary training and social justice leadership development to returning citizens (ages 18-25 yrs) who are committed to tapping into their talent and building careers in the hospitality sector.

The second season of The Last O.G. was executive-produced by Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele for Monkeypaw Productions; Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum for The Tannenbaum Company; Saladin Patterson; and Joel Zadak of Artists First.

TBS Orders New Season of #1 New Cable Comedy Miracle Workers
Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi Will Hearken Back to Medieval Times in Season Two of Anthology Series
Created by Simon Rich and Executive Produced by Lorne Michaels

NEW YORK, MAY 15, 2019 – Prayers answered! On the heels of launching the #1 new cable comedy this season, TBS has ordered a second installment of Miracle Workers, the anthology series created by Simon Rich and executive produced by Lorne Michaels. The series has reached a multiplatform audience of 26.4 million viewers across all TBS platforms.

“I'm so grateful to have been given the opportunity to bring my novel What in God's Name to life in season one,” says Rich. “And now that I’ve bled that sucker dry, I'm really excited to tell a brand-new story with the same group of brilliant actors.”

Season two of Miracle Workers will be a medieval story about friendship, family and trying not to be murdered. Centered on a group of villagers in the dark ages trying to stay positive in an age of inequality and fake news, this installment will feature series regulars Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Karan Soni returning in new roles and facing new challenges. “Was there ever better casting?” asks the Los Angeles Times.

“Simon’s absurdist and comedic tales of human existence are truly unique,” said Thom Hinkle, executive vice president of original programming for TBS, “He pitched us what he wants to explore in the dark ages with these brilliant actors and it’s weird and smart and perfect.”

Miracle Workers is created by Man Seeking Woman creator Simon Rich. It is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer and Katy Jensen of Michaels’ Broadway Video, along with Rich, Radcliffe and Buscemi.

Source:

Get Email Alerts


 
About The SpoilerTV Daily Newsreel

Every day 100's of items are submitted to us and we don't always have the time to make separate posts for the news and/or there is so much that it would quickly push all other items off the homepage.

So a result we've come up with the idea of the Newsreel, which will feature smaller shows and news items as they happen.

There will be a new Newsreel each day, and as news is added we will update the post and and push it back to the top of the site so that you can see that new items have been added. A tweet of the item will also be sent to our @SpoilerTV account.

New Items will be listed at the top of the article.

This will allow us to provide more news on more shows in a much more timely fashion
About Movie News Roundup

Rather that creating lots of new posts as new info is released and fragmenting the commentary, we thought it would be a good idea for the upcoming major movies to create a single post for each major movies that will collate all the info as it's posted.

New items will be added to the top of the list as well as the post being re-posted back to the top of the homepage when a new item is added. We will additionally send out a fresh tweet alerting you of the new information.

This will allow you to bookmark this page so that you can return to it whenever you like. It will also help consolidate all the discussion on this movie in a central place and make it less likely that you'll miss some key information.