Meet the team that protects us from super battles! Powerless premieres Thursday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.
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NBC has released two promos for their upcoming comedy Powerless set in the DC Comics universe. Meet the team that protects us from superheroes! Powerless premieres Thursday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c after Superstore.
Check them out below!
The fight for justice is no laughing matter! At least, it won’t be until Powerless debuts next season on NBC. In this all new #DCTV clip, they talk to the cast of the hilarious new comedy set within the DC Universe. So how difficult is it cleaning up after super heroes? Why do super-villains make such good politicians? And what’s the deal with Elongated Man, anyhow?
It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited for? Sound off in the comments below!
While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
Around the Tubes
A New Domain – Ted Rall: So The Los Angeles Times Is Shaking Me Down … – This is beyond bullshit. Help support Rall and teach the Times a lesson.
Kotaku – Supergirl Added To Lego Dimensions In The Worst Way – Sigh.
Newsarama – Noted Anti-Comic Book & Anti-RPG Doctor Sent to Prison – Hypocrite! Anyone shocked?
Comics Alliance – DC Comedy ‘Powerless’ Loses Showrunner to Creative Differences – When it happens to other shows, no big deal. When DC? Complete meltdown!
Around the Tubes Reviews
Newsarama – Hadrian’s Wall #1
NBC has released a new poster by Neal Adams for its DC Universe sitcom Powerless. The poster will be available exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con.
NBC has also announced that Ron Funches will be joining the cast as Ron, an I.T. guy. The character is described as “a sweet and innocent guy who, unlike his co-workers, has not lost his childlike enthusiasm for all things superhero.”
No premiere date has been announced.
DC All Access has the early line on the newest #DCTV show Powerless, debuting on NBC. Join Alan Tudyk, Vanessa Hudgens, and Danny Pudi as they discuss what it means to be an ordinary person in a world of extraordinary superheroes.
While the quality isn’t that great, the teaser trailer for NBC‘s Powerless has hit the web. The show is based in the DC Comics universe but instead of heroes, it focuses on the folks who have to deal with the aftermath of the mess they make… like insurance claims.
It’s been announced that NBC has given a series order to DC Comic‘s newest television series, Powerless.
The single-camera comedy stars Vanessa Hudgens, along with Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk and Christina Kirk. The show offers a “working man’s view of superheroes.” It’s the first comedy series set within the DC Universe.
The official description has been released:
Vanessa Hudgens plays Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes. It’s when she stands up to one of these larger-than-life figures (after an epic battle messes with her commute) that she accidentally becomes a cult “hero” in her own right … even if it’s just to her group of lovably quirky co-workers. Now, while she navigates her normal, everyday life against an explosive backdrop, Emily might just discover that being a hero doesn’t always require superpowers.
The pilot episode was written by Ben Queen who will also serve as Executive Producer along with the pilot’s director, Michael Patrick Jann.
The show is the second DC property to air on NBC in recent years. Constantine lasted one season on the channel. Currently The Flash, Arrow, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow airs on The CW; Gotham and Lucifer air on Fox; Preacher will air on AMC; Krypton has a pilot order from Syfy; and Supergirl‘s fate is unknown over at CBS.