Girls5evaThe band is getting back together to air a new season on a new streaming platform. The comedy, which stars Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps, aired on Peacock for its first two seasons but has been renewed for a third season that will stream on Netflix, Deadline reports.
According to reports, the deal also includes the rights for the series. Girls5eva’sThe first two seasons will be available on Netflix and Peacock. The Season 3 premiere will be the first of three seasons. “Our deepest thanks to Peacock for bringing Girls5eva to life and supporting us creatively at every turn since the first pitch. And we are endlessly grateful to our partners at NBCU for their boundless commitment,”In a statement, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond, executive producers, said that.
“Today, we are thrilled to announce that our reunited girl group will be re-reunited at Netflix. We are so thankful to everyone at the streamer who fell in love with our music-filled comedy,”They went on. “We cannot wait to introduce Dawn, Wickie, Summer and Gloria to the global Netflix audience. Well, not fully introduce, if you look closely, Girls5eva can be seen in the background of the Woodstock ’99 documentary setting a porta potty on fire.”Tracey Pakosta was named Netflix’s comedy head. “We are so happy to bring Girls5eva to Netflix. Just like the show, we are so excited to reunite with this amazing team.”
Girls5evaPhilipps revealed to PopCulture.com that the second season featured the band’s attempt to release an album while Gloria was recovering from her knee replacement surgery. This plot point was made possible by Pell’s real injury. “I just want to say this, that this woman [Pell] was literally recovering from such a major surgery when we started shooting again,”Philipps was overcome with tears. “I will actually get choked up when I talk about it. [Pell was] showing up every day, doing so much work to the point where – I don’t even know. She’s a superhuman person and also just making it funny. It was just like, we know Paula Pell is a genius because we know this. She’s an icon. She’s a genius, but watching [her] this year was truly the most inspiring thing ever.”