Peacock’s re-imagined Saved by the Bell series will making its Canadian premiere on W Network in Canada on Thursday, November 26 – the same day it launches in the U.S.
Corus Entertainment’s W Network will premiere the first two episodes back-to-back at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. along with a special presentation on Global at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Corus will also drop all 10 episodes via STACKTV, which is available through Amazon Prime Video Channels for $12.99 a month (following a 30-day free trial). Saved by the Bell will continue to air weekly on W Network, with new episodes also available on demand and through the Global TV app.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Mario Lopez and Lark Voorhies will reprise their iconic roles from the original series which will find California governor Zack Morris (Gosselaar) getting into hot water for closing too many underfunded high schools, so he proposes that they send the affected students to the most well-funded schools in the state, which includes Bayside High. The influx of these new student then give the privileged Bayside kids a much-needed dose of reality.
The new series will star Belmont Cameli, Dexter Darden, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Josie Totah, Haskiri Velazquez, while John Michael Higgins will portray Principal Toddman and Ed Alonzo will return as Max.
Saved by the Bell is written and produced by Tracey Wigfield (30 Rock, The Mindy Project), while Peter Engel returns as an executive producer.
Check out our interview with Peter Engel about his memoir ‘I Was Saved by the Bell’ here.