Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates
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Is Not Dead Yet all set to premiere in August on Hulu? Continue reading to find out. 

Eight months into the year, a lot of new content has been offered by major TV networks this year, and it does not seem to stop anytime soon, as the next month is full of surprises with exclusive TV series and movies all set to release in the coming months.

Moreover, the catalog of ABC is up against some of the top competitors like CBS and NBC, among others, and they are doing a great job of keeping up with new themes and characters that are relatable to the viewers. 

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One of the newest additions, which has gotten quite a lot of attention over the last few months, is Not Dead Yet. On the other hand, the cherry on top of the series seems to have an interesting plot with the star-studded cast members who will bring this story to life on screens, which has piqued the interest of fans.

So, we’ve put together a concise overview of all the details you need to know about the release date, plot, and cast so that you may get a head start and be prepared before the series airs. Here is everything we know about Not Dead Yet.

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Not Dead Yet Release Date

David Windsor and Casey Johnson, creators and executive producers of ABC’s newly picked up series Not Dead Yet. The network has officially confirmed that Not Dead Yet is in development and will soon begin production. The official Twitter handle of Not Dead Yet also confirmed the news by sharing the post, quoting, “New job. New “friends”  #NotDeadYet is coming to ABC and Hulu!” Take a look at the official post below: 

Not Dead Yet Plot

ABC’s official press release states, “From creators David Windsor and Casey Johnson (“This Is Us,” “The Real O’Neals”) and starring Gina Rodriguez, “Not Dead Yet” follows Nell Stevens (Rodriguez), a broke and newly single self-described disaster, working to restart the life and career she left behind 10 years ago. When she lands the only job she can find – writing obituaries, Nell starts getting life advice from an unlikely source. The series is adapted from the book Confessions of a 40-something F**k Up by Alexandra Potter.”

Moreover, “David and Casey are incredibly important writers to us who have done it all – from the soulful This Is Us to the wonderful Real O’Neals and the outrageous Don’t Trust the B – and now they’ve done it again with Not Dead Yet, a wildly inventive series,” said Karey Burke, President, 20th Television. “We love working with them and this deal ensures they will continue to create for this studio for many years to come.”

“We have loved being a part of the ABC/Disney family for many years and our experience making the pilot of Not Dead Yet with everyone at 20th was one of the best in our career,” said Windsor and Johnson. “The studio was incredibly supportive from day one. We could not be more excited to continue our partnership with Dana, Karey, Sharon, Carolyn and their amazing teams and look forward to creating shows on both the comedy and drama sides.”

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Not Dead Yet Cast and Crew

“Not Dead Yet” stars Gina Rodriguez as Nell, Joshua Banday as Dennis, and Angela Gibbs as Cricket. Moreover, New Girl alumna Hannah Simone has been tapped as a series regular opposite Gina Rodriguez on ABC’s new comedy series Not Dead Yet, from Casey Johnson and David Windsor, McG, and 20th Television. 

She will play a new character, Sam, in the project based on Alexandra Potter’s 2020 book Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up. Sam, who is a colleague of Rodriguez’s Nell, is part of the retooling of the single-camera comedy, which now is leaning more heavily into the workplace, with the female-friendship storyline from the pilot phased out. As a result, Jessica St. Clair and Mary Elizabeth Ellis, who played Nell’s girlfriends Annabel and Fiona in the pilot, did not continue on the series.

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

According to Deadline, Superstore alumna Lauren Ash is joining another single-camera broadcast workplace comedy as a series regular: she has been cast as a lead opposite Gina Rodriguez on ABC’s Not Dead Yet. Ash will play a new character, Lexi, the daughter of a wealthy newspaper owner and recently appointed editor. Lexi was raised in a rarefied world of boarding schools and private planes and is comedically out of touch with how normal people live. A former almost-Olympian horse jumper, Lexi exudes extreme confidence. But the truth is she’s in way over her head, and if the newspaper fails, she’ll never win her father’s approval – something she desperately wants.

Casey Johnson and David Windsor are creators and executive producers. Also executive producing is Gina Rodriguez and Wonderland Sound and Vision’s McG, Mary Viola, and Corey Marsh. The series is produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios.  

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Not Dead Yet Official Teaser

The official teaser of 15 seconds was released on May 17, 2022, with the tagline, quote, “Restarting one’s life is never easy. Gina Rodriguez stars in the new comedy Not Dead Yet, coming to ABC. #NotDeadYet”

In the teaser, the plot gives glimpses of Nell Stevens (Rodriguez), a broke and newly single self-described disaster, working to restart the life and career she left behind ten years ago. When she lands the only job she can find – writing obituaries, Nell starts getting life advice from an unlikely source.” Take a look at the official trailer below: 

Where to stream Not Dead Yet?

When released, you can watch Not Dead Yet on Hulu and ABC. The viewers can buy a subscription plan according to their preference which allows viewers to watch new episodes based on location when the episode airs worldwide. 

Not Dead Yet: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming Not Dead Yet on ABC and Hulu.

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