Posted by Hayley in Apr 15,2015 with No Comments
This summer, Syfy will launch a different kind of trivia game. Geeks Who Drink is based on the national pub trivia contest of the same name—a pop culture quiz played in over 600 bars across the US. In TV form, Syfy will give it an additional twist: Two teams wll compete, and each team will feature a celebrity team captain.
Geeks Who Drink premieres on Thursday, July 16th—one week after Comic-Con!—and is produced in part by The Nerd Machine, the company founded by Chuck’s Zachary Levi. In addition to his role as executive producer, Levi will also host Geeks Who Drink. EW got on the phone with Levi for an exclusive chat. [Read full interview]
Posted by Hayley in Mar 20,2015 with No Comments
Zachary Levi, who is starring in NBC’s Heroes Reborn, has signed a first-look deal with Universal TV, the studio behind the upcoming event series as well as the original Heroes drama.
Under the deal, Levi will continue to develop Tuned, a half-hour musical comedy he set up at NBC and Universal TV earlier this development season. The project, a potential starring vehicle for Levi, was written by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont, with Levi executive producing alongside Eva Longoria, whose UnbeliEVAble banner also has a deal at Uni TV. (Levi has displayed his musical skills on Broadway and in his voiceover work on the Disney movie Tangled.)
Additionally, Levi will guest star on Longoria’s new straight-to-series NBC/Uni TV comedy Telenovela. He also will option and develop new projects for the studio.
“Zachary Levi is an extraordinary entertainer on every level, with great taste and smart instincts,” said Universal TV EVP Bela Bajaria. “We are fortunate to be working with him on our drama Heroes Reborn and can’t wait to see what exciting projects come from our new deal with him.”
Levi, best known for starring in the NBC dramedy Chuck and for playing Fandral in Thor: The Dark World, is repped by CAA, Principato Young and McKuin, Frankel Whitehead. [SOURCE]
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“For this year’s event, Schroeder has been working feverishly one-on-one with some of Hollywood’s illustrious stars of stage and screen, in preparing them to perform a number of Broadway’s most popular showtunes; a list of which includes both musical artists and actors, such as Joey McIntyre, Grace Potter, Beau Bridges, Jason Alexander, Lea Thompson, Tyler Ritter, Steven Weber, Karen David, Josh Gad, Sharon Lawrence, Zachary Levi, Jenifer Lewis, Timothy Omundson, and more.” [Source]