Peacock Launches Short-form ‘At-Home Variety Show’ Hosted by Seth MacFarlane 

The list of streaming programming aimed at providing pandemic relief continues to grow. According to Variety, Peacock announced on Monday the launch of “The At-Home Variety Show” featuing Seth MacFarlane. The short-form series will feature a number of NBCUniversal stars working to raise awareness and support for Feeding America, Americares, and United Way.   

This is the first series coming out of the major deal signed between MacFarlane and NBCU in January. The first episode airs on May 11 at 7PM ET and will run for a total of four weeks. Each installment will be under 10 minutes with an introduction by MacFarlane.  

Show participants include:  Fred Armisen, Lauren Ash, Elizabeth Banks, Stephanie Beatriz, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Kate Berlant, The Bella Twins, D’Arcy Carden, Kate del Castillo, Todd Chrisley, Andy Cohen, Terry Crews, Eugenio Derbez, Beth Dover, Terry Dubrow, John Early, Dale Earnhardt Jr., David Feherty, Ben Feldman, Luis Fonsi, Will Forte, Soleil Moon Frye, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, Jenny Hagel, Chelsea Handler, Kevin Hart, Sean Hayes, Ed Helms, John Michael Higgins, Dulé Hill, Glenn Howerton, Lyric Lewis, Alyssa Limperis, Tara Lipinski, Mario Lopez, Jane Lynch, Mary McCormack, Christopher Meloni, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Paul Nassif, Ne-Yo, Sierra Teller Ornelas, Patton Oswalt, Paula Pell, Amy Poehler, Ana María Polo, Carlos Ponce, James Roday, Emmy Rossum, Craig Robinson, Amber Ruffin, Mike Schur, Tony Shalhoub, Lilly Singh, Mary Sohn, Team USA Athletes, Joe Lo Truglio, Eva Victor, Jean Villepique, Mark Wahlberg, David Wain, Johnny Weir, Larry Wilmore, and more.

“We are excited to stream The At-Home Variety Show on Peacock,” said Bill McGoldrick, President of Original Content, Peacock. “Peacock’s launch coincides with a moment in our history when connection, community and content are more important than ever. We want to deliver fun and timely content in a way that only Peacock can, by bringing together entertainment, news and sports to support these great charities.”

Peacock is currently available to Xifinity X1 customers in the U.S. but will launch to the general public in July. The show episodes will also be posted on Peacock’s social accounts. 

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