New musical comedy 'Schmigadoon!' premieres on Apple TV+

What you need to know

  • Schmigadoon!, the new musical comedy series, has premiered on Apple TV+.
  • The new series stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key.

Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key make their Apple TV+ debut.

Schmigadoon!, the new musical comedy from Apple TV+, has made its worldwide premiere on the streaming service.

The new comedy, which stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, follows the story of a couple who stumble upon a weird and musical town that they cannot escape from until they find "true love."

"Schmigadoon!," a parody of iconic musicals, stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship when they discover a magical town in which everyone is living in a studio musical from the 1940s. They then discover that they can't leave until they find "true love." The first season of the six-episode series also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

Hailing from Broadway Video and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, "Schmigadoon!" is co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. Cinco Paul serves as showrunner, and wrote all of the original music for the series. Barry Sonnenfeld directs and executive produces. In addition to starring, Cecily Strong serves as producer, and Ken Daurio serves as consulting producer and writer. Andrew Singer executive produces with Lorne Michaels on behalf of Broadway Video.

If you haven't seen the trailer for the new musical comedy, check it out below:

Schmigadoon! is streaming now on Apple TV+. If you want to ensure that you enjoy the new series in the best quality possible, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2021.

Exclusive content

Apple TV+

$5 per month at Apple

100% exclusive content for the price of a cup of coffee.

With TV+, you can watch well-produced, big-budget TV shows from famed directors, and starring award-winning actors and actresses across all your Apple devices and with up to six members of your Family Sharing group.