EDIE FALCO SET TO STAR IN NEW PETE DAVIDSON COMEDY SERIES "BUPKIS"
Falco to Star Opposite Writer, Star, and Executive Producer Pete Davidson in Fictionalized Version of Davidson's Life
Lorne Michaels will Executive Produce, Judah Miller (Showrunner) and Dave Sirus will Write and Executive Produce alongside Executive Producers Andrew Singer and Erin David. Series Comes From Universal Television and Broadway Video
· At the NBCUniversal Upfront today, Peacock announced that Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie, The Sopranos) will star in the new Pete Davidson comedy series BUPKIS as Davidson's mom, which is written, starring and executive produced by Davidson. Falco and Davidson appeared on stage together to share the news.
· BUPKIS, a half-hour live action comedy, is a heightened, fictionalized version of Pete Davidson's real life. The series will combine grounded storytelling with absurd elements from the unfiltered and completely original worldview for which Pete is well known.
· Lorne Michaels will executive produce for Broadway Video, Judah Miller (Showrunner) and Dave Sirus are writing and executive producing alongside executive producers Andrew Singer and Erin David. Series comes from Universal Television and Broadway Video.
ABOUT THE SERIES
· Showrunner / Writer / Executive Producer: Judah Miller
· Writer / Executive Producer: Dave Sirus
· Writer / Executive Producer / Star: Pete Davidson
· Executive Producers: Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Erin David
· Studio: Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group
· Production Company: Broadway Video
· Format: Half-hour live-action comedy