'Schmigadoon!': Release date, how to watch and cast of Apple TV+ musical comedy series

Inspired by the hit 1940s Broadway musical 'Brigadoon', 'Schmigadoon!' features a modern couple's attempt at rekindling their failing relationship


                            'Schmigadoon!': Release date, how to watch and cast of Apple TV+ musical comedy series
Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong in a still from 'Schmigadoon!' (Apple TV/ YouTube)

If you enjoy musicals and love watching comedy then Apple TV+ has just the right thing for you. The streaming platform's upcoming show 'Schmigadoon!' is a delightful mix of both rib-tickling comedy and foot-tapping musicals. 

Inspired by the hit 1940s Broadway musical 'Brigadoon', 'Schmigadoon!' features a modern couple's (Cecily Strong and Keegan Michael-Key) attempt at rekindling their failing relationship, while trapped in a Golden Age musical. Read on to know all about this upcoming musical comedy series that might soon become your all-time favorite watch.

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The Golden Age musical town of 'Schmigadoon!' (Apple TV/ YouTube)

Air time

'Schmigadoon!' will premiere worldwide on Friday, July 16, on Apple TV+. The first two episodes of the six-part series will be available for streaming on the premiere date, followed by one episode weekly every Friday until the show's finale on Friday, August 13. 

How to watch

You can live stream 'Schmigadoon!' on Apple TV+. Watch Apple TV+ on the Apple TV app, which is already on your Apple devices. Just open the app, click or tap Apple TV+ and enjoy the shows and movies. You can also watch Apple TV+ on streaming platforms, popular smart TVs, and AirPlay-enabled TVs with the Apple TV app — or watch online at tv.apple.com/in.

Plot

Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan Michael-Key), play a couple who go on a backpacking trip in Europe to fix their failing relationship. During their trip, the couple accidentally land in Schmigadoon, a small town that looks like it's straight out of the 1940s studio musical. When Melissa and Josh try to leave the town, they realize that they can't leave it until they find 'true love'. 

As mentioned earlier, 'Schmigadoon!' was inspired by the Broadway hit 'Brigadoon', which has a similar plotline. The 1940s broadway featured two American tourists Tommy and Jeff, who stumble upon a mysterious Scottish village name Brigadoon that appears for only one day every 100 years. 

The residents of 'Schmigadoon!' (Apple TV/ YouTube)

Cast

'Schmigadoon!' has a star-studded ensemble featuring Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Armisen, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ariana DeBose, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski and Aaron Tveit.

Cecily Strong and Keegan Michael-Key play the leads of 'Schmigadoon!' (Apple TV/ YouTube)

Creators

Lorne Michaels of 'SNL' fame is the executive producer of 'Schmigadoon!'. The musical comedy has been created by screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio of 'Despicable Me' fame. 'The Addams Family' star Barry Sonnenfeld is the director, and the actor, while Cecily Strong too serves as the producer. The show was filmed in Vancouver, Canada. 

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