This ought to put a spring in your step. Tracy Morgan’s The Last OG TV show was originally supposed to premiere last fall, but TBS cancelled those plans in favor of a spring release date. Now they’ve announced the first season of The Last OG debuts on TBS, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 10:30pm ET/PT.
From creator Jordan Peele, who executive produces with Morgan, The Last OG follows Tray (Morgan), an ex-con who’s stunned by how much life has changed since he was first incarcerated. The TBS cast also includes Tiffany Haddish, Ryan Gaul, Taylor Mosby, Dante Hoagland, Cedric the Entertainer, and Allen Maldonado. Guest starring in season one are Edi Patterson, Chrissy Metz , Malik Yoba, Joel Marsh Garland, Heather Simms, Wendy Makkena, and Ray Anthony Thomas.
Check out the TBS press release.
Tracy Morgan Returns to Television in The Last O.G.
Tuesday, April 3 @ 10:30 PM (ET/PT) on TBS
LOS ANGELES – JANUARY 11th, 2018 – Comedy superstar and multiple Emmy® nominee Tracy Morgan returns to television with TBS starring in The Last O.G., a new comedy series that he executive produces alongside creator and executive producer Jordan Peele. TBS, which currently dominates as the number onetelevision’s #1 comedy network, adds the new Morgan/Peele series to this year’s slate of programming to continue its solid and successful run of well- received original series. Beginning April 3, episodes will air Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
The Last O.G. centers on Tray (Morgan), an ex-con shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for on good behavior after a 15-year stint. Returning to his newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood, he discovers that his former girlfriend, Shay (played by emerging, breakout star actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish), has married an affable, successful white man (Ryan Gaul) who is helping raise the twins (Taylor Mosby & Dante Hoagland) Tray never knew existed. Wanting nothing more than to connect with his kids, but having neither the money to support them nor himself, Tray falls back on the skills he learned in prison to make ends meet while treading on unfamiliar territory.
The Last O.G. also stars Cedric the Entertainer as the head of the halfway house where Tray is staying, and Allen Maldonado as Tray’s cousin Bobby, who helps him adjust to life on the outside. Executive-producing with Morgan and Peele are Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, John Carcieri and Joel Zadak of Principato Young.
Among the guest stars lined up for The Last O.G. are Edi Patterson (Vice Principals), Chrissy Metz (This is Us), Malik Yoba (Designated Survivor), Joel Marsh Garland (Orange is the New Black), Heather Simms (As the World Turns), Wendy Makkena (NCIS) and Ray Anthony Thomas (The Hoop Life).
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