Lorne Michaels’ parody/homage to musicals will quickly leap onto Apple TV+. Schmigadoon! is loaded with large names singing and dancing, and it’ll premier on July 16.
Apple launched the hilarious first trailer for the sequence. Watch it now.
To be clear, this isn’t a tacky musical — it’s a parody of tacky musicals. However one which was made by individuals who clearly love the style.
Schmigadoon! follows a pair making an attempt to reinvigorate their relationship with a backpacking journey. They stumble into the magical city of Schmigadoon by which everybody resides in a studio musical from the Forties. Then the couple finds they will’t depart the city till they discover real love.
Schmigadoon! brings some comedy chops
The six-episode sequence stars Cecily Robust, who joined the SNL troupe in 2012, and was nominated for an Emmy for her work on that present. Different appearing credit in TV and movie embody the reboot of Ghostbusters. The upcoming Apple TV+ sequence additionally stars Keegan-Michael Key. He received an Emmy for his work on Key & Peele, and he was a forged member on Mad TV. Different exhibits Key appeared in embody Parks and Recreation and Fargo.
And don’t overlook that screen-gems Alan Cumming and Jane Krakowski are set to look within the first season.
Schmigadoon! is co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. Paul serves as showrunner, and wrote all the unique music for the sequence. Barry Sonnenfeld directs.
Watching the present requires a $4.99-per-month subscription to Apple TV+. But it surely additionally comes with comparable exhibits, like the musical comedy Central Park, which begins its second season on Friday, June 25.