Good Girls The fifth season of is not returning, but creator Jenna Bans has found another project for Retta. They are reuniting with Good Girls co-showrunner Bill Krebs for Murder by the Book, a new NBC crime drama. Good GirlsIt aired four seasons on NBC before being canceled in June 2021.
Murder by the BookRetta will be featured as an Instagram influencer reporter and book reviewer in major cities. Deadline. Her character is inspired from crime novels she has read and she becomes an unlikely detective for her eccentric seaside village. It sounds a lot like Hulu’s series. Only Murders are allowed in the BuildingThis podcast is about a group of podcast listeners who uncover mysteries in an unusual New York City building.
The pilot was written by Krebs and Bans. Retta will be the executive producer. Executive producer of the show is Casey Kyber (Head of Television at Bans’ Minnesota Logging Company). Universal Television received a commitment to the pilot (this could mean that NBC may face penalties if it does not air the pilot), so it is a sign that NBC believes in the idea.
“We learned on Good Girls that Retta can be as heartbreaking as she is funny, so we wanted to create a starring vehicle that would highlight her amazing range,”Bans and Krebs, Deadline. “It also doesn’t suck that she’s super smart and fun to hang out with.”
Retta began her comedy career as a stand-up comedian, before she got a regular role as Donna Meagle. Parks and Recreation2009 Retta became a regular cast member for Season 3. She starred in the final season of the series. Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce. She was Ruby’s mate in Good GirlsChristina Hendricks and Mae Whitman also voted for her.
Good Girls Hendricks, Whitman and Retta starred in the role of three suburban Michigan mothers who are involved with the criminal underworld. Although the show was well-received by critics, it did not do well on NBC’s ratings. Its popularity exploded, just like many other broadcast shows. Fans couldn’t keep it going, and NBC cancelled the series halfway through Season 5. The series’ final episodes aired on July 22, 20,21.
Other than Good GirlsBans also worked on this. Private Practice, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal And Housewives in desperate need. The ABC short-lived thriller was also created by her The FamilyThe 2016 airing of the show was titled “The Message”, which aired in 2016. Krebs collaborated with Bans The FamilyJoined Good GirlsAfter the pilot. Other credits include Red BAnd Society and Franklin & Bash.