Amazon Prime Video Announces ‘As We See It’ Premiere (TV News Roundup)

Amazon Prime Video has announced that its upcoming series “As We See It” will premiere all eight episodes on January 21, 2022 and have released a trailer for it.

The series follows 20-something roommates — Jack (Rick Glassman), Harrison (Albert Rutecki), and Violet (Sue Ann Pien), who are on the autism spectrum — as they strive to find jobs, make friends, and fall in love. . In the trailer, we see how each of the roommates tackles their goals, with the help of family and friends. “I think you’re such a beautiful person that you shouldn’t hide who you are,” their assistant Mandy (Sosie Bacon) tells Jack. “That makes me want to throw up,” he responds.

The series also stars Chris Pang as Violet’s brother Van and Joe Mantegna as Jack’s father Lou. Writer Jason Katim co-produces with Jeni Mulein, Danna Stern, Dana Idisis, Yuval Shafferman, and Udi Segal. Jesse Peretz will direct and executive produce the first episode. “As We See It” comes from True Jack Productions, Universal Television, Israel’s yes Studios and Amazon Studios. Watch the trailer below.

Also in today’s TV news overview:

FIRST LOOKS

HBO Max has released an official trailer for the stop-motion animated series “Santa Inc.” for adults, which will debut with all eight episodes on December 2. In this series, the fearless elf Candy Smalls will do anything to become the first female Santa Claus, even if she has to fight like a man to get him. The film stars Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen, along with Leslie Grossman, Gabourey Sidibe, Craig Robinson, Nicholas Braun, Maria Bamford and Joel Kim Booster. Creator and writer Alexandra Rushfield executive producer, as well as Silverman and Amy Zvi; Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver and Joshua Fagen for Point Gray Pictures; Rosa Tran, Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich, Eric Towner and Chris Waters. Harry Chaskin directs. Watch the trailer below.

DATES

Peacock announced the comedy series “MacGruber,” based on the recurring character “Saturday Night Live,” and the 2010 film will premiere in all eight episodes on December 16. Will Forte reprises his title role, following MacGruber as he is released from prison. where he has been for over a decade since the events of the film. His new mission is to take down a villain from his past, Brigade Commander Enos Queeth (Billy Zane), with the help of Vicki St. Elmo (Kristen Wiig) and Dixon Piper (Ryan Phillippe). The series also features Sam Elliott, Laurene Fishburne, Joseph Lee Anderson and Timothy V. Murphy returns as Constantine Bach. The show is written and produced by Forte, John Solomon and Jorma Taccone, all of whom act as showrunners. Solomon and Taccone also direct. Other executive producers include Lorne Michaels, John Goldwyn, Andrew Singer and Erin David. “MacGruber” comes from Universal Television and Broadway Video. Peacock released an in-depth prison interview with the character, as well as footage of the first look, which you can check out below.

MACGRUBER — Pictured in this screengrab: Kristen Wiig as Vicki St. Elmo — (Photo by: Peacock)
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MACGRUBER – Pictured in this screengrab: Ryan Phillippe as Dixon Piper – (Photo by: Peacock)
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MACGRUBER – Pictured in this screengrab: Laurence Fishburne as General Barrett Fasoose, Joseph Lee Anderson as Major Harold Kernst — (Photo by: Peacock)
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Showtime has announced that “Ray Donovan: The Movie” will premiere on January 14, 2022 at 9 p.m. It will also play on January 15 at 8:15 PM and on January 16 at 8:15 PM. from the drama series, scripted by star Liev Schreiber and David Hollander, who also directed the film. In it, Mickey (Jon Voight) is blown away and Ray (Schreiber) is determined to find and stop him before he can cause more carnage. Other original cast members to reprise their roles include Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Pooch Hall, Kerris Dorsey, Katherine Moennig and Kerry Condon. “Ray Donovan: The Movie” is executive produced by Hollander, Schreiber, Mark Gordon, Bryan Zuriff and Lou Fusaro. Watch a trailer below.

EXECUTIVES

Blink Studios has named Carolyn Newman executive vice president of global scripted, effective November 22, and Virginia Rankin as internal executive producer effective immediately. Newman, based in Los Angeles, will focus on scripted content development and will report to CEO John Morayniss. Newman previously worked with Will Packer Media, Netflix and Amazon Studios, with a range of productions she helped develop or produce, including ‘Clickbait’, ‘Run’ and ‘Bosh’. Based in Toronto, Rankin will work closely with Newman to discover and interact with new and diverse voices in Canada and internationally. Previously, Rankin was the executive producer of Sphere Media’s drama “Transplant” and Netflix’s “Bad Blood,” among other series.

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