Roku has ordered four new half-hour episodes of Reno 911 after acquiring the Emmy-nominated series from the old streaming platform Quibi.
Roku has ordered new episodes of Reno 911! after acquiring the show from Quibi earlier this year. A mock documentary style satire of The cops, Reno 911! Originally aired on Comedy Central from 2003 to 2009. The series followed incompetent members of Sheriff Reno’s fictional department and their goofy, less heroic policing style. Eleven years after its cancellation by Comedy Central, Reno 911! was picked up for a seventh season on the former Quibi streaming platform.
According to Collider, Roku comes back to life Reno 911! for a series of full thirty-minute episodes. The duration of the episode is a return to form for the series. The seventh season of the Emmy-nominated comedy – which was delivered in “quick bites” of five to ten minutes rather than a full half hour – premiered in May 2020.
When Quibi closed in December 2020, it sold the majority of its programming to Roku, including the Kevin Hart project. Die Hart and other successful series. The platform, whose goal was to sell fast content to consumers, had also planned an eighth season of Reno 911! and even posted a video ad. Fortunately, the new season is coming to fruition, albeit on a different streaming service.
Creators Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver all returned for the reboot Reno 911! season last spring. Cast members Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Carlos Alazraqui, Mary Birdsong and Joe Lo Truglio also joined. While casting announcements for the new episodes are forthcoming, audiences should expect a group of notable guest stars for whom Reno 911! is famous.
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