What can two washed up quarterbacks do after their NFL careers are over? How about try their luck on a new playing field: broadcasting. Today go90, along with WB’s Blue Ribbon Content and LeBron James’ Uninterrupted, released the first trailer for the sports-themed comedy “Now We’re Talking.”
The short-form, digital scripted show stars Tommy Dewey and Tug Coker as former pro football quarterbacks, Tug Tanner (Coker) and Tommy Arondall (Dewey), who now find themselves falling from the top of their NFL game to the bottom of their class in sports broadcasting school. The first look shows the ex-rivals forced to work together in their new sportscasting careers.
In addition to Dewey and Coker, the cast of includes Malcolm Barrett, Molly Ephraim, Fred Melamed, Kevin Bigley and Eamon Sheehan and features a number of pro athletes and sports broadcasters in guest roles, including Shawne Merriman, Arian Foster, Shaun Phillips, Lance Briggs, Landry Fields and more.
Created and distributed with mobile viewers in mind, the seven-episode series will live exclusively on go90, the free mobile-first video platform. The series is directed by Joe Nussbaum and written by Coker & Dewey, who executive produce along with Uninterrupted CEO Maverick Carter and Jamal Henderson, as well as Jennifer Gore and Nikki Kessler.
“Now We’re Talking” premieres September 14 exclusively on go90.
Take a look at the first trailer below: