Hosted by B.J. Novak, this anthology series about timeless moral questions in unprecedented times, takes provocative concepts and brings them into the open, delivering three-dimensional, character-driven stories with humor and heart.

The Premise

B.J. Novak’s “The Premise” is a new half-hour anthology series about individuals facing timeless moral questions in unprecedented times. Choosing art instead of argument to engage with the most relevant issues of today, it's sure to be a conversation starter. Hosted by Novak, alongside a roster of stars and next generation talent, each standalone episode explores the biggest questions of the modern era. Gun control, identity, social justice, sex, capitalism, revenge, love, fame, social media – no topic is off limits. Combining a searching philosophical spirit with provocative concepts, and marrying bold comedic ideas with even bolder dramatic performances, “The Premise” creates an original tone for the new age.

Release date:

2021