The upcoming NBCUniversal streaming service, Peacock, has landed the Norman Lear comedy series Clean Slate. The series stars veteran comedian George Wallace and actress Laverne Cox. Both Wallace and Cox are writers and producers on the project.

The Sony Pictures Television project was first announced in 2019 before landing at Peacock as one of its original series announced before its launch. Brent Miller also executive produces.

The series’ official description: Old-school car wash owner, Henry (Wallace), is thrilled that his estranged child is returning to Alabama after 17 years. However, Henry has a lot of soul searching to do when the child he thought was a son returns as the determined, proud, trans woman, Desiree (Cox).

Other projects at Peacock include a comedy starring Jada Pinkett Smith and a Saved by the Bell reboot.



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