Pete Davidon’s upcoming series he wrote, executive produced, and stars in, Bupkis drops its official trailer.
Pete Davidson is known, professionally, for his hilarious stand-up routines and memorable performances on Saturday Night Live. Now, he’s taking his talents to Peacock for a new comedy series, Bupkis. The show, which Davidson wrote, executive produced, and stars in, is a semi-autobiographical account of his life. Bupkis follows Davidson as he navigates his unique family dynamics and the complexities of fame to form meaningful relationships. Alongside a star-studded supporting cast, including Edie Falco and Joe Pesci, Bupkis straddles reality and absurdity to best represent what it is to be Pete Davidson.
The show is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, the legendary creator of Saturday Night Live, as well as Andrew Singer and Erin David. Bupkis is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Bupkis Official Trailer
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Joining Davidson, Falco, and Pesci in the cast are an array of guest stars, including La La Anthony, Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Charlamagne Tha God, Charlie Day, Philip Ettinger, Brad Garrett, Al Gore, Paul Walter Hauser, Sunita Mani, John Mulaney, Simon Rex, Oona Roche, Ray Romano, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Jon Stewart, Kenan Thompson, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and Chase Sui Wonders. The show is run by showrunner, writer, and executive producer Judah Miller, alongside writer and executive producer Dave Sirus, and, of course, Davidson himself.
With the star power of its cast and crew, as well as the creative mind of Davidson behind it, Bupkis is set to be a half-hour comedy series unlike any other. Davidson is no stranger to tackling difficult subject matter in his comedy. His stand-up routines often address his personal struggles with mental health and addiction, as well as his own experiences with fame. He’s also no stranger to working in television, having made a name for himself on SNL with memorable impressions of everyone from Bernie Sanders to Chadwick Boseman.
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Bupkis looks like an opportunity to explore some of these same themes in a different format. By drawing on his own life experiences, Davidson hopes to create a show that’s not only funny, but also authentic and relatable. With the show set to debut soon, fans are eagerly anticipating what promises to be one of the most unique and hilarious comedies of the year. Bupkis is sure to be a wild ride, full of absurdity, heart, and plenty of laughs. And with Davidson at the helm, fans can rest assured that the show will be every bit as hilarious as it is insightful.
Bupkis premieres on May 4, 2023, exclusively on Peacock.
Showrunner / Writer / Executive Producer: Judah Miller
Writer / Executive Producer: Dave Sirus
Writer / Executive Producer / Star: Pete Davidson
Executive Producers: Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Erin David
Studio: Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group
Production Company: Broadway Video
Format: Half-hour comedy
Starring: Pete Davidson, Edie Falco and Joe Pesci
Guest Stars: La La Anthony, Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Charlamagne Tha God, Charlie Day, Philip Ettinger, Brad Garrett, Al Gore, Paul Walter Hauser, Sunita Mani, John Mulaney, Simon Rex, Oona Roche, Ray Romano, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Jon Stewart, Kenan Thompson, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Chase Sui Wonders
BUPKIS is a new comedy following Pete Davidson as he attempts to work through unique family dynamics and the complexities of fame to form meaningful relationships. The raw, semi-autobiographical series stars Davidson, Edie Falco, and Joe Pesci alongside a star studded supporting cast in a show that straddles reality and absurdity to best represent what it is to be Pete Davidson. Welcome to BUPKIS.
Are you excited to check out Bupkis? Do you also get the feeling there will a notable amount of tear-jerking moments in the series? Does the color palette and temperature make it feel more drama than comedy for you too? Let us know what you think and share your reactions with us on social media!
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