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NBCUniversal-backed streamer renews third season re-imagining of Will Smith’s Beloved The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The dramatic take on the former comedy series, inspired by Morgan Cooper’s viral short, was originally picked up with a two-season order in peacetime after a competitive bidding process that had other streamers vying for the series.
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The season three renewal marks its first vote of confidence beyond that initial sequence and follows a wave of showrunner changes as the drama struggles to find its creative voice. Carla Banks Waddles was recruited as showrunner at the start of season two. good girls And the soul man The alum was promoted from co-executive producer to showrunner and replaced TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson (army wives, lie to me) on top of Bel Air. Brady and Newson left over creative differences with Peacock and producer Universal Television. The series was picked up with Chris Collins (The Wire, Sons of Anarchy) is set to serve as the listener. Brady and Newson took over season one after Collins – and was replaced by Diane Houston (Empire) – mutually exclusive bel air Smith, Quincy Jones and Benny Medina.
source at that time told THR That Peacock was looking for a broad slant network-style show, while Collins wanted to deliver an edgy, premium series. Collins exited in December 2020 and was replaced by Houston, who both joined and departed in 2021 after some rewrites of season one. Brady and Newson were replaced last year by Houston and Malcolm Spellman (falcon and winter soldier) and steered season one as his first acting job. Peacock, which does not release traditional viewership figures, says bel air It launched as its most-watched original premiere and ranks as its second-most-watched series since the service’s launch.
series starring Jabari Banks in the iconic role of Smith from Universal Television. In addition to Waddles, executive producers also included Cooper, Anthony Sparks, Spellman, Smith, Terrence Carter, James Lassiter, Miguel Melendez, Benny Medina, Quincy Jones, Andy and Susan Borowitz, Brady and Newson. Original star Tatyana Ali returns.
bel air is part of the original Peacock roster which also includes Poker Face, Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin, Wolf Like Me, Killing It, Dr. Death And We are lady parts among others.