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Edie Falco Set to Star in New Pete Davidson Comedy Series “Bupkis”

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Edie Falco at the Vanity Fair Tribeca Film Festival photo by: David Shankbone

NBCUniversal Upfront today, Peacock announced that Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie, The Sopranos) will star in the new Pete Davidson comedy series BUPKIS as Davidson’s mom, which is written, starring, and executive produced by Davidson. Falco and Davidson appeared on stage together to share the news.

BUPKIS, a half-hour live-action comedy, is a heightened, fictionalized version of Pete Davidson’s real life. The series will combine grounded storytelling with absurd elements from the unfiltered and completely original worldview for which Pete is well known.

Lorne Michaels will executive produce for Broadway Video, Judah Miller (Showrunner) and Dave Sirus are writing and executive producing alongside executive producers Andrew Singer and Erin David. Series comes from Universal Television and Broadway Video.

ABOUT THE SERIES

· 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 live-action comedy