'Kevin Can F**k Himself': Air time, live stream, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the AMC comedy
‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ probes the secret life of a type of woman we all grew up believing we knew -- the sitcom wife
Emmy Award-winning star Annie Murphy of ‘Little Bit Alexis’ fame will soon appear in a decidedly different role. ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ is an AMC dark comedy told from the point of view of a sitcom wife.
The show chronicles the journey of Allison McRoberts (Murphy) and how everyone feels that her life is absolutely amazing. But what happens when we follow Allison out of her husband's domain? Soon, she realizes that enough is enough and she needs to take a stand for her life. Here’s all you need to know about the 'Schitt's Creek' star's new show.
The show will be premiering exclusively on both AMC and AMC+. The first two episodes will be aired on AMC+ on Sunday, June 13. Meanwhile, both the episodes will telecast on AMC on Sunday, June 20. The series will return with new episodes every Sunday.
How to live stream
The first two episodes will be airing exclusively on AMC+ on June 13 at 3 am EST. On the other hand, the show will make its debut on AMC on June 20 at 9 pm EST. The viewers would need to download the AMC+ app to watch the series. You can subscribe to AMC+ directly, via a mobile app store (App Store, Google Play). AMC+ is also available on other streaming services like Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime Video Channels, Comcast Xfinity, DirecTV, Dish, Roku, and Sling TV.
The show's official synopsis states, "Kevin Can F**k Himself’ probes the secret life of a type of woman we all grew up believing we knew: the sitcom wife." ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ looks to break television convention and ask what the world looks like through her eyes. Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines and takes the lead in her own life.
Annie Murphy as Allison
The 34-year-old Canadian actor is best known for her starring role as Alexis Rose in the CBC sitcom ‘Schitt's Creek’, for which, she garnered critical acclaim and won a Primetime Emmy Award, while also receiving nominations for four Canadian Screen Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, and one Golden Globe Award. Murphy wrote, produced, and acted in ‘The Plateaus’, a CBC web series, which also features Elisha Cuthbert, Jay Baruchel, Sam Roberts, and Kevin MacDonald. She is a graduate of both the Canadian Film Centre Actors’ Conservatory and the Theatre Performance Program at Concordia University.
Eric Petersen as Kevin
The 39-year-old American actor has worked extensively on stage in NYC appearing in four Broadway shows -- including 'School of Rock’ and ‘Shrek: The Musical’ -- and multiple tours, regional and off-Broadway performances. Petersen was a series regular on the TV Land comedy series ‘Kirstie’ and appeared in the Coen Brothers’ Netflix film ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’.
The show’s cast also includes Mary Hollis Inboden of ‘The Real O'Neals’ fame who plays Patty, Kevin and Allison’s neighbor, and Alex Bonifer of ‘Superstore’ fame who plays Neil, Patty’s brother and Kevin’s best friend.
Craig DiGregorio, a producer, and writer, known for ‘Reaper’, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’, and ‘Chuck’, will serve as showrunner and executive producer for ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’. The show has been created and executive produced by Valerie Armstrong of ‘Lodge 49’ and ‘SEAL Team’ fame. Executive producers also include actor Rashida Jones and Will McCormack.
"Annie is an undeniable talent with the ability both to play comedy and to break your heart. She is the perfect fit for the role of Allison, the perfect actor to bring to life creator Valerie Armstrong’s genius vision," Sarah Barnett, president of AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios, said in a statement. "Cracking open the conventions of the 'classic' American sitcom to expose what’s swirling beneath, in this highly inventive and entertaining way, is the kind of story we are hugely excited to tell at AMC."
The trailer for ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ presents a surreal image. As it shifts between classic 90’s style sitcom visuals and dark reality, the show explores the life of an unhappy woman in an unhappy marriage where she hates (and possibly wants to murder) her husband. Watch the trailer here:
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