Pump up the volume. NBC has ordered the Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist TV show to series. Billed as a “celebratory drama,” the series stars Jane Levy as the brilliant Zoey Clarke, a San Francisco computer coder. After something unexpected happens, Zoey starts picking up the thoughts and feelings of others — through song.
An NBC TV series, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist also stars Skylar Astin, Peter Gallagher, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart, Carmen Cusack, and Mary Steenburgen. The series comes from Austin Winsberg, Lionsgate, The Tannenbaum Company, Paul Feig’s FeigCo Entertainment, and Universal Music Group.
Here’s the NBN release:
In this joyous and celebratory drama, Zoey Clarke is a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco. After an unusual event she starts to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs. At ﬁrst, she questions her own sanity but soon realizes this unwanted curse may just be an incredibly wonderful gift.
The cast includes Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Peter Gallagher, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart, Carmen Cusack and Mary Steenburgen.
Austin Winsberg will write and executive produce. Richard Shepard will direct and executive produce (pilot only). Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, David Blackman and Daniel Inkeles will executive produce.
“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” is produced by Lionsgate in association with the Tannenbaum Company, FeigCo Entertainment and Universal Music Group.
What do you think? How do you like the sound of the Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist TV series? Do you plan to check it out when it premieres on NBC?