'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about NBC's musical show starring Lauren Graham

Starring Lauren Graham in her first acting role on TV since 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' in 2017, the musical comedy features some of the most popular songs.

                            'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about NBC's musical show starring Lauren Graham
Jane Levy (Source: IMDb)

Fans of musical comedy-dramas might be missing shows like 'Glee' and movies like 'Pitch Perfect' on their screens, but NBC is about to bestow upon its viewers a late New Years' gift with a new show. Titled 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist', the musical fantasy dramedy will premiere on NBC in January.

A release of the trailer also suggests that there will be some expensive and wide collection of songs like DJ Khaled's 'All I Do Is Win' and 'Sucker' by the Jonas Brothers. Read on to know more details about the upcoming show.

Release date

The show will premiere on NBC on January 7th, 2020. 


The titular lead character, Zoey Clarke, is a very smart computer coder who lacks confidence and is trying to find success in San Francisco. When she goes in for a regularly scheduled MRI, the equipment malfunctions and Zoey now has the paranormal gift of hearing everyone's innermost thoughts and desires through popular songs. Though at first, she questions her own sanity Zoey soon realizes that this "curse" could be an incredibly wonderful gift in helping her win a promotion she is up for against a colleague. One of the things she learns is that her best friend Max is secretly in love with her.


Jane Levy

Actress Jane Levy visits 'The IMDb Show' on August 13, 2018, in Studio City, California. This episode of 'The IMDb Show' airs on August 23, 2018 (Getty)

Jane Levy is an actress best known for her roles in 'Suburgatory', 'Shameless', and 'What/If'. She plays the titular role of Zoey Clarke. Zoey is a computer programmer who lacks the confidence to go for what she wants. When she goes for an MRI that malfunctions, she is gifted with the ability to hear people's innermost thoughts and desires in the form of popular songs.

Alex Newell

Performer Alex Newell attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 14, 2016, in New York City (Getty)

Alex Newell is best known for his role in 'Glee' as Wade "Unique" Adams,  the first openly transgender high school student on American television. Newell will play the role of Mo, Zoey's friend and colleague.

Skylar Astin

Skylar Astin of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist attends the Entertainment Weekly & PEOPLE New York Upfronts Party on May 13, 2019, in New York City (Getty)

Skylar Astin is an actor best known for his roles in 'Pitch Perfect' and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'. He plays the role of Max, Zoey's best friend and colleague who is secretly in love with her.

Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham attends Lights, Camera, WriteGirl! at Linwood Dunn Theater on April 06, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (Getty)

Lauren Graham is an actor best known for her role in 'Gilmore Girls' and 'Parenthood'. She plays the role of Joan, Zoey's boss.

The show also stars Peter Gallagher as Mitch, John Clarence Stewart as Simon, and Mary Steenburgen as Maggie.


Austin Winsberg

'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' was written and created by Austin Winsberg who also serves as executive producer along with  Richard Shepard, Paul Feig, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, David Blackman, and Daniel Inkeles. Winsberg has written and produced for 'Gossip Girl' and 'Jake in Progress'.


Lauren Graham sings in the first trailer for Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. 


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