[12/05/18 - 11:00 AM] "Miracle Workers" Starring Steve Buscemi and Daniel Radcliffe to Premiere Tuesday, February 12 on TBS Based on Simon Rich's book, "What in God's Name," this seven-episode limited series turns the perception of heaven on its head while also making the case that humans are worth saving.
[via press release from TBS]
"Miracle Workers" Starring Steve Buscemi and Daniel Radcliffe To Premiere Tuesday, February 12 on TBS
Seven-episode limited series created by Simon Rich
and executive produced by Lorne Michaels
LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2018 - TBS' heaven-set workplace comedy will premiere on Tuesday, February 12 at 10:30 p.m.
The series' first teaser, released today, shows God (Buscemi) as you've never seen him before.
Based on Simon Rich's book, What in God's Name, this seven-episode limited series turns the perception of heaven on its head while also making the case that humans are worth saving.
Radcliffe and Buscemi executive produce and star alongside Karan Soni (Deadpool) and Geraldine Viswanathan (Blockers). Radcliffe plays Craig, a low-level angel responsible for handling all of humanity's prayers. Buscemi plays Craig's boss, God, who has pretty much checked out to focus on petty hobbies. To prevent Earth's destruction, Craig and fellow angel Eliza (Viswanathan) must answer a seemingly impossible prayer: help two humans, Laura and Sam (played by Sasha Compere and Jon Bass), fall in love.
Guest stars Tituss Burgess, Margaret Cho, Angela Kinsey, Tim Meadows, John Reynolds, Lolly Adefope and Chris Parnell will also appear throughout the season.
Miracle Workers is created by Man Seeking Woman creator Simon Rich. It is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer of Michaels' Broadway Video, along with Rich, Radcliffe and Buscemi. Broadway Video produces the series in association with Turner's Studio T.
TBS, a division of Turner, is one of basic cable's top entertainment networks with young adults, and home to the most popular and critically acclaimed comedies on cable - Angie Tribeca, CONAN, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book, The Last O.G., Search Party, and Wrecked - as well as animated series American Dad!, Final Space and Tarantula. TBS' slate of unscripted series includes competition show Drop the Mic and Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild. Upcoming comedies include Miracle Workers and Close Enough. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, Turner's eSports gaming competition.
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