Armando Iannucci’s new comedy series Avenue 5 will receive its UK premiere on Sky One on Wednesday January 22nd at 10pm, it has been announced. Alongside announcing the premiere date, Sky have also released the trailer and key art for the series.
Avenue 5 follows Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes. As the series begins, Avenue 5’s eight-week journey around Saturn is underway and its systems are optimal.
But when the ship suddenly encounters technical difficulties, it’s up to Ryan and his crew to calm the disgruntled passengers and find a way to deal with unexpected events onboard – though they may or may not be equipped for the task. The comedy series, which was created by Armando Iannucci, stars Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Ethan Phillips.
Check out the trailer and key art below:
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.