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The new People of Earth TV show on TBS premieres on Halloween night, Monday, October 31, 2016 at 9:00pm (Et/Pt). Watch a teaser, below. An other-worldly ensemble comedy series, People of Earth stars Daily Show veteran Wyatt Cenac, as well as Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez, Michael Cassidy, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey, Nancy Lenehan, Tracee Chimo, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Björn Gustafsson, and Ken Hall.The People of Earth TV series comes from executive producers Conan O'Brien, Greg Daniels, and Jeff Ross, along with David Kissinger and Larry Sullivan. People of Earth was created by David Jenkins, who penned the pilot and co-executive produces.Read More… »
TBS has green-lit People of Earth, starring everyone's faves, Wyatt Cenac and Ana Gasteyer, with a premiere date pending. The show is about a support group for alien abductees run by Gasteyer's character, Gina Morrison, a part-time therapist. Some of the supposed abductees include Oscar Nuñez, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey, Nancy Lenehan, Tracee Chimo, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Björn Gustafsson, and Ken Hall. Cenac plays Ozzie Graham, a skeptical journalist who investigates the support group to write about the members' supposed alien encounters. The more Ozzie snoops, the more he realizes it's possible that he himself was abducted! Not so skeptical anymore, are you, Ozzie? We hope it's a UFO. You know, an Unbelievably Funny Outstandingtelevisionshow. »
- Emma Barrie
The Warner Horizon TV series revolves around a support group for people who have been abducted by aliens. TBS announced the 10-episode pickup as part of its presentation Thursday at the winter Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Calif.
Cenac plays a journalist who is skeptical of the alien-abduction claims at first but comes to suspect that he’s had his own close encounter.
David Jenkins wrote the pilot. “People of Earth” marks a reunion for O’Brien, a nightly presence on TBS with his latenight talker “Conan,” and veteran comedy showrunner Greg Daniels. The two got their start together as TV writers out of Harvard in the 1980s. Daniels directed the pilot and exec produces with O’Brien, Conaco’s »
- Cynthia Littleton
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