Peacock can definitely be satisfied with Bel-Air , the dramatic reinterpretation of Willy, the Prince of Bel-Air born from a Morgan Cooper fan trailer .
We are in fact talking about the most viewed original series of the streaming platform, a real phenomenon with 8 million registered accounts.
The statements of Susan Rovener, head of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming
Week after week, the series captivated viewers with twists that fueled a lot of discussion and great performances starting with protagonist Jabari Banks. We can’t wait to find out what’s in store for season 2.
The statements of Pearlena Igbokwe, head of Universal Studio Group
We see a lot of reboots in the contemporary television landscape but there is undeniable something unique and relevant to the approach we used with one of the fan favorite series.
The synopsis of the series
Set in today’s America, Bel-Air is an hour-long episode series with the same premises as the original sitcom: Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gates of Bel-Air. This rereading will delve into inherent conflicts, emotions, and prejudices that weren’t fully explored in the original series, while also citing the latter.
The series has already been renewed for a second season, which will see the involvement of Anthony Sparks , former Queen Sugar showrunner , who will participate as an executive producer, collaborating with producers and showrunners TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson.
We remind you that in Italy Peacock , the streaming platform of NBCUniversal, is available on Sky platforms, including Sky Q, NOW and Sky Ticket.