Critically Acclaimed Peacock Original Series "The Resort" Gets Primetime NBC Airing on Aug. 24



• Leveraging the powerhouse portfolio of NBCUniversal, Peacock's original comedic thriller series "The Resort" will air on NBC on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, on the heels of the show's critically acclaimed streaming launch.

• "Peacock audiences are hooked on the week-to-week mystery of 'The Resort,' and bringing the premiere episode to NBC is the perfect way to introduce it to new fans," said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. "NBC viewers already know and love William Jackson Harper from 'The Good Place,' and joined by the incredible Cristin Milioti, the two lead a phenomenal cast that is giving people their next binge-worthy series."

• The episode will follow a live results telecast of "America's Got Talent," which is the most-watched show of the summer for the 16th straight year.

• The broadcast hour will also include a substantial teaser of the second episode of "The Resort" as viewers will get a look ahead of how the addictive story develops. They can then to go Peacock and catch up on the series, ahead of the highly anticipated season finale on Sept 1.



• Cast: William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place"), Cristin Milioti ("Palm Springs"), Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation"), Skyler Gisondo ("The Righteous Gemstones") and Luis Gerardo Méndez ("Narcos: Mexico")

• Showrunner / Writer / Executive Producer: Andy Siara ("Palm Springs," "Lodge 49")

• Executive Producers: Sam Esmail and Chad Hamilton of Esmail Corp (via Anonymous Content)

• Co-Showrunner / Executive Producer / Writer: Allison Miller ("Angelyne") 

• Co-Executive Producer: Sarah Matte (Esmail Corp)

• Director/EP: Ben Sinclair (episodes 1-4) ("High Maintenance," "Dave")

• Produced By: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group and Esmail Corp ("Mr. Robot," "Amazon's Homecoming")

• "The Resort" is a multi-generational, coming-of-age love story disguised as a fast-paced mystery about the disappointment of time. An anniversary trip puts a marriage to the test when the couple finds themselves embroiled in one of the Yucatan's most bizarre unsolved mysteries that took place 15 years prior.

• "The Resort" has been on several best-of TV lists, including Time magazine, which said, "Like any good vacation, 'The Resort' flies by. You can tell you had fun because it's over way too soon." Variety added: "'The Resort' proves itself refreshingly eager to push and ask more questions and leave each episode on a note that makes it near impossible to stop watching."

Source NBCUniversal

August 23, 2022 8:00am ET by NBCUniversal  

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