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THE PREMISE: B.J. Novak Anthology Gets September Launch on FX on Hulu

July 26, 2021 by  
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The Premise — Pictured: (l-r): Tracee Ellis Ross as Rayna Bradshaw, Ayo Edebiri as Eve Stone, Ben Platt as Ethan Streiber. CR: Alyssa Moran/FX

THE PREMISE, a new comedy anthology from THE OFFICE’s B.J. Novak will debut with its first two episodes on Thursday, September 16.

The series “is a fearlessly ambitious new series that uses comedy to engage with the biggest issues of our unprecedented modern era.” Ben Platt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Daniel Dae Kim, Lola Kirke, Soko, Jermaine Fowler, Ayo Edebiri, Eric Lange, Lucas Hedges, Kaitlyn Dever, Jon Bernthal, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ed Asner, George Wallace, Boyd Holbrook and Beau Bridges are among the stars in the first season.

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About Last Night…SONGLAND

June 9, 2020 by  
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Songland Ben Platt

SONGLAND — “Ben Platt” Episode 209 — Pictured: (l-r) Ben Platt, Shane McAnally, Ester Dean, Ryan Tedder — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

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SONGLAND Season 2 Nabs Lady Antebellum, Ben Platt, Bebe Rexha, Usher, and More

March 9, 2020 by  
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Songland season 2 artists

SONGLAND — Episode X — Pictured: (l-r) John Legend, Shane McAnally, Ester Dean, Ryan Tedder — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

SONGLAND, the fascinating reality series that teams up musical superstars with aspiring songwriters in the attempt to find the next great hit, has revealed its famous season 2 participants.

The second season will feature Boyz II Men, Florida Georgia Line, Luis Fonsi, H.E.R., Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Julia Michaels, Ben Platt, Bebe Rexha, and Usher. Competing songwriters will team up with writer/producers Ester Dean, Shane McAnally and Ryan Tedder to try and craft a single that the superstar act will choose and ultimately record as a single. (Songs from the first season found chart success, were utilized in an NBC campaign, plus one was specifically designed for a FAST & THE FURIOUS film.)

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THE POLITICIAN: Netflix Releases Trailer, New Poster

August 19, 2019 by  
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THE POLITICIAN, Ryan Murphy’s new star-studded Netflix series, has a new trailer and poster.

Per Netflix, “Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he’s going to be the President of the United States. But first he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image. Full of dark comedy and sly satire, Ryan Murphy’s The Politician offers a rare glimpse into just what it takes to make a politician.”

The series also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones, Theo Germaine, David Corenswet, Bob Balaban, and Benjamin Barrett. The series was created by Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan.

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