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[01/17/20 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 17
Updates include: Syfy orders animated original "Magical Girl Friendship Squad"; Stephen Frears to direct Peacock's "Dr. Death"; and Josh Hutcherson among those cast in Showtime's "Rita" pilot.

[01/16/20 - 01:00 PM]
NBCUniversal Unveils Peacock, A Free Premium Ad-Supported Streaming Service with Subscription Tiers
Taking a different strategic approach, the company announced a tiered offering that gives consumers broad access to Peacock across web, mobile and connected-TV devices.

[09/17/19 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces "Peacock" as the Name of Its Streaming Service and Unveils Initial Content Lineup
Peacock rolls out in April of 2020 with over 15,000 hours of content and takes center stage at the end of July during the 2020 Summer Olympics.







DR. DEATH (PEACOCK)
Premieres in TBA 2020 or 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBCUniversal's press release, January 2020) Based on Wondery's hit podcast of the same name, Dr. Death tells the terrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch (Jamie Dornan), a rising star in the Dallas medical community. Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, Dr. Duntsch was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians, neurosurgeon Robert Henderson (Alec Baldwin) and vascular surgeon Randall Kirby (Christian Slater), set out to stop him. Dr. Death explores the twisted mind of a sociopath and the gross negligence of the system designed to protect the most defenseless among us.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as Robert Henderson
· Christian Slater as Randall Kirby
· Jamie Dornan as Christopher Duntsch
CREW INFORMATION:
· Hernan Lopez as EP
· Jason Blumenthal as EP
· Marshall Lewy as EP
· Patrick Macmanus as CRTR/EP
· Stephen Frears as DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Tisch as EP
· Todd Black as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Escape Artists
· Universal Content Productions
· Wondery