It can be hard to keep track of all the new streaming services hitting your screens, but Quibi hopes to set itself apart by focusing solely on short-form mobile video. All of Quibi’s series will only be able to stream on phones, with every episode clocking in under 10 minutes. The service, which launches on Monday, April 6, is seemingly very confident in its mission to deliver snack-sized entertainment and news content to an eager audience, having already lined up dozens of shows with some pretty impressive talent both on- and off-screen.
Quibi is set to appeal to comedy fans with a revival of Reno 911! and new shows featuring Will Forte, Anna Kendrick, and Kevin Hart. Their drama slate includes series shepherded to screen by Steven Speilberg, Steven Soderbergh, and Antoine Fuqua. On the unscripted side, Quibi has lined up a deep bench of programming, including docuseries, true crime, home improvement, plus dance, cooking, and singing competitions. Quibi is also set to put out what the service has dubbed “daily essentials,” which consist of daily shows and newscasts.
See all the shows heading to Quibi below, and to learn more about the streaming service check out our guide here.
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Based on the short film of the same name, the Funny or Die-produced series tells the story of two employees (MP Cunningham and Jeremy Jackson) at a pool-cleaning company who are all about the perfect tan and perfect vibe.
Quibi is developing this comedy about a former Kansas City basketball star who returns home to open a coffee shop in his old neighborhood. The show comes from writer-director Morgan Cooper and is executive produced by Gabrielle Union.
Will Forte and Kaitlin Olson star as an unemployed couple who set out to become a TV home renovation duo but wind up being kidnapped by members of a drug cartel (played by Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, and Arturo Castro) who force them to renovate their houses. The comedy series is produced by Funny or Die.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Quibi is developing a new take on the 2003 rom-com How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days that will follow an online columnist and advertising exec who set out to prove they can be monogamous. Guy Branum will write the series.
Bill Burr will write, direct, executive produce, and star in this series about how far people will go to get what they most desire. Featuring a cast of not-yet-announced stand-up comedians, each episode will follow a different character who will be faced with an outrageous and extremely unethical decision to get what they want.
Inspired by the popular parody Instagram account, the series will follow the life of Kendall Jenner’s fictional twin brother Kirby. Kendall Jenner and Kris Jenner will appear on the comedy show and executive produce.
Dwayne Johnson and Paul Feig are producing this comedy in development about a Polynesian family whose life running a Hawaiian resort gets threatened when a tech billionaire tries to buy the land.
This comedic procedural from John Lutz and Paula Pell follows a murder-mystery author (Pell) who investigates a series of killings in her small town.The series comes from executive producers Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers and also features J.B. Smoove, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Wanda Sykes, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz, Patton Oswalt, D’Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Jack McBrayer, Chris Parnell, Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, and Nicole Byer.
Nicole Richie will star in this comedy series as her alter ego Nikki Fre$h, a rapper who brings a new flair to wellness with her brand of educational and socially conscious rap, known as Parent Trap.
Dave Franco stars as Ed Poole, a suicidal man whose brother and father have already died by suicide, who tries to turn learn how to live in the moment. O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Daryl Hanna star, while Bill Murray and Alyssa Milano will appear in recurring roles in this series from Peter and Bobby Farrelly.
A revival of the cult classic Comedy Central series, a seventh season of Reno 911! will see co-creators Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, and Kerri Kenney-Silver returning as writers and stars.
This musical comedy series follows a songwriting duo (played by Darren Criss and Kether Donohue) as they craft songs for stars. Each episode will also feature real-life entertainment figures portraying over-the-top and fictitious musicians. Criss will executive produce, write songs for, and co-write the series with Team StarKid co-founders Nick and Matt Lang.
An adaptation of the Carl Hiaasen novel, Skinny Dip is a dark comedy about a woman whose husband pushed her overboard on a cruise. After being rescued by a retired cop, she teams up with her savior to get revenge on her husband by gaslighting him.
Thomas Lennon will write, executive produce, and star in this comedy about a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who takes on a struggling vineyard as his next project.
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50 States of Fright
Sam Raimi will produce this horror anthology where each episode will be inspired by the folklore and urban legends of a different U.S. state. The cast includes Rachel Brosnahan, Christine Ricci, Travis Fimmel, Taissa Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Min-Na Wen, and more.
Code 8 Spin-Off
Quibi is developing a sequel series to the 2019 film that starred Stephen and Robbie Amell. The drama takes place in a world where four percent of the population is born with supernatural abilities and are heavily policed. The film centered on an ex-con (Robbie Amell) who teamed up with a telekinetic drug dealer (Stephen Amell) to bring down a trafficking ring run by the city’s elite.
The drama follows a charismatic leader who convinces patients at a psych ward that they possess superpowers and must stop alien weapons from falling into the wrong hands. But while what the leader is saying sounds crazy, that doesn’t mean it isn’t also true. The Bourne Identity ‘s Doug Liman will direct.
From executive producer Ridley Scott, CURS_R follows a broke college student who seeks to win some quick cash by playing an obscure 1980s survival computer game, but soon finds out she’s playing for her life.
Quibi is developing this adaptation of Melissa F. Olson’s novel that tells the story of an underappreciated janitor for Los Angeles’ supernatural community. After getting tired of cleaning up the messes of vampires and werewolves, among other supernatural creatures, she flips the dynamic and finds a way to make the powerful feel powerless. Pitch Perfect screenwriter Kay Cannon will produce.
Kevin Hart will play himself in this comedy series about his fictional journey to land a role in an action movie. In preparation for the part, Hart must train with an eccentric action school teacher (John Travolta) and fight his way through over-the-top action sequences. Nathalie Emmanuel will star as Hart’s rival at the action star school, and the series promises to feature cameos from some of the biggest Hollywood action stars.
Don’t Look Deeper
Emily Mortimer, Don Cheadle, and Helena Howard star in this sci-fi series about a high schooler (Howard) who realizes she may not be human. As she learns the truth about where she comes from and who is looking for her, she finds her entire life put in jeopardy. It’s directed and executive produced by Catherine Hardwicke.
This horror series follows a pregnant young woman (AnnaSophia Robb) who must grapple with the disturbing effects of her pregnancy and the conspiracy surrounding it. Alias Grace ‘s Mary Harron will direct and co-executive produce. The cast also includes Mira Sorvino, Rory Culkin, Hannah Murray, and Michael Gaston.
Frat Boy Genius
This scripted drama aims to be The Social Network for Snapchat. The semi-fictional story is told from the perspective of Lily, a fictional Stanford classmate of Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel, who came up with one of the app’s key features only to be pushed aside by a male programmer.
After a young Iraq War veteran named Rayshawn (Stephen James) is set up by cops for a botched drug deal, he seeks shelter at his apartment with his girlfriend and child. Amid the growing media attention and a standoff with law enforcement, a kind-hearted cop (Laurene Fishburne) tries to negotiate Rayshawn’s surrender over the course of the day. The cast also includes Jasmine Cephas Jones, Skeet Ulrich, and Annabeth Gish. Antoine Fuqua will executive produce.
A loose remake of the 1960s series and the 1993 movie, The Fugitive follows Mike Ferro (Boyd Holbrook) trying to clear his name in a L.A. bombing case by tracking down the real perpetrator, all while evading the cop (Kiefer Sutherland) hunting him down.
Everything Sucks! creators Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan reteam for this dramedy in development that chronicles the fallout from the breakup of a “perfect couple.” The series will be framed with the viewer as a stand-in for the couple’s mutual friend and examine what happens when you meet the right person at the wrong time.
The Last American Vampire
This drama follows a young FBI agent who partners up with a 500-year-old vampire to protect the world from a new threat. The series is based on a novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, who also serves as an executive producer.
Most Dangerous Game
Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz star in this drama about a terminally ill man, Dodge Maynard (Hemsworth), who agrees to take part in a deadly game in order to win funds to care for his pregnant wife. Over the course of the game’s 24 hours, Dodge must figure out how far he’ll go to fight for his life and for his family.
Natural Born Narcos
A prequel to Telemundo’s telenovela El Señor de Los Cielos, this drama will examine the rise of real-life drug lord Amado Carrillo Fuentes.
Spielberg’s After Dark
Steven Spiellberg is writing this horror series that viewers will only be able to watch after the sun sets in your location. While the sun is out, even episodes that have already been released will disappear from the service until the sun sets again.
A cat-and-mouse thriller, The Stranger follows the 12-hour journey of a ride-sharing service driver who picks up a sociopath and must find her way to safety. Each 10-minute episode will be released an hour later each night. The Stranger is written and directed by The Killing ‘s Veena Sud.
Sophie Turner ‘s first post-Game of Thrones role will be in this Quibi drama as Jane, a woman whose plane crashes on a remote mountain. Jane and the only other survivor, Paul (Corey Hawkins), must battle the elements and their personal demons in this series, which is based on Alex Morel’s novel of the same name.
Swimming with Sharks
A modern remake of the 1994 satirical film, the series centers on a young female assistant, Lou (Kiernan Shipka), who turns the tables on their movie mogul boss, Joyce (Diane Kruger). The cast also includes Finn Jones, Donald Sutherland, and Thomas Dekker.
A live-action adaptation of the popular manga series, Tomie is a horror series created by Junji Ito and directed by Alexandre Aja. The series will tell the tale of a disappearance of a high school girl, whose body parts are discovered throughout a small town. The locals then learn that the truth behind the events are more horrific than they could have imagined.
An adaptation of the James Patterson novel, Toys is a dystopian drama about a young woman living in a future where humans are divided between the genetically enhanced “Elites” and the unaltered “Basics.” The show will examine what happens when this woman finds herself caught between these two worlds.
Untitled Guillermo del Toro Project
Acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro is developing a modern zombie drama for the service.
When the Street Lights Go On
Queen Latifah will star in this coming-of-age murder mystery about the aftermath of a young girl’s murder in a suburban town and how the victim’s sister and her teenaged peers struggle to find a sense of normalcy in the wake of tragedy. The ensemble cast also includes Chosen Jacobs, Sophie Thatcher, Sam Strike, Ben Ahlers, and Julia Sarah Stone.
A reboot of the 1999 film, this modern spin on Varsity Blues will follow a high school football team who struggle with a demanding coach. Two of the films’ producers, Mike Tollin and Tova Laiter, have signed on as executive producers of the show.
Tye Sheridan stars as a narcissistic college student who gets stranded in the Colorado mountains. With only his smartphone to help him survive, he must figure out how to make it back to civilization. Andie MacDowell will also star in this thriller from executive producer Steven Soderbergh.
Wolves and Villagers
Naomi Watts will star in this horror series executive produced by Jason Blum. Quibi has kept the details of the plot under wraps but co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg once described the series as “Fatal Attraction 2.0.”
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A docuseries from producer Scooter Braun, &Music will put the spotlight on the behind-the-scenes collaborators of music’s biggest stars, including choreographers, video directors, and stage designers.
Bachelorette alum Tyler Cameron and interior designer Delia Kenza are teaming up Barkitecture, a design show where they’ll help rich dog lovers build extravagant, custom dog houses for their beloved canines.
This docuseries will follow Tyra Banks as she explores and challenges beauty standards — including how people define beauty and how far they’ll go to attain it — throughout the world. Banks also serves as an executive producer.
A docuseries that follows the New Jersey high school basketball team of St. Benedict’s Prep, a school founded on the belief of “What Hurts My Brother Hurts Me.” Steph Curry executive produces the series.
Biggest Little Cook-Off
Andy Samberg will host this comedic competition series in which chefs will see who can create the best single bite of food, like sushi on a single grain of rice or spaghetti and meatballs on a plate the size of a dime.
A docuseries examining the scandal surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who was dismissed after a recording of him making racist comments was released. The series will feature interviews with current Clippers coach, Doc Rivers, as well as several former Clippers, including Chris Paul, J.J. Redick, and DeAndre Jordan.
Each episode of this docuseries, executive produced by Rashida Jones, features a celebrity guest creating a floral centerpiece with host Maurice Harris.
Hosted by Tituss Burgess, this cooking competition series puts a spin on the genre by having a food dish shot into two blindfolded chefs’ faces with a cannon. The chefs are then challenged to identify and recreate the dish with whoever gets closest to the original dish winning the cash prize.
Empires of Luxury
This unscripted series examines the families behind luxury labels who have kept their business in the family for generations. The series comes from Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan and Ugly Delicious ‘ Eddie Schmidt.
The FaZe Up
In partnership with e-sports team FaZe Clan, this game show features six subscribers compete in real-life and gaming challenges for a spot on the team’s roster.
Reese Witherspoon narrates this BBC-produced nature series about powerful female animals, including hyenas, fireflies, and humpback whales.
Fight Like a Girl
This unscripted WWE series will pair pro wrestlers with young women to help them become the best versions of themselves. Participants include Sasha Banks, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Alexa Bliss, Sonya Deville, Charlotte Flair, Nia Jax, Becky Lynch, and Natalya.
Two dance teams will compete by performing on a moving dance floor that lifts, tilts, drops, shakes, and spins to the beat. They’ll also have to contend with obstacles that are thrown their way. YouTube star Liza Koshy will host.
Matt Rogers and Dave Mizzoni host this competition series, that originated as a live comedy show, that pairs two straight contestants with a celebrity “life partner” to compete in various challenges to earn the title “Queen of the Straights.”
High & Low
Sisters Erin and Sara Foster will travel to different locations where a coin toss will determine who will “go high” at that locale, enjoying a luxury experience, and who will “go low,” and explore more budget-friendly options.
The Hot Drop
This interactive dating show will put the power in the viewers’ hands. The series will release three episodes a week. The first will introduce the single person, aka the “hot drop.” Viewers can then submit videos for the chance to go on a date with that week’s single. The second episode will reveal the top three candidates for the hot drop to go on a date with. The third will reveal who the audience chose for the date and follow the couple on their first romantic adventure.
Justin Timberlake will host a show where he asks singers about the songs that inspired them to become musicians. The pair will then perform a duet of that song.
Iron Sharpens Iron
This series pairs top athletes from different sports to discuss training, fitness, and their keys to success. Cam Newton serves as an executive producer and will star in the episode alongside Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young.
Killing Zac Efron
Zac Efron will go to a remote island for three weeks with a guide partner and limited gear to test his adventure and survival skills in this unscripted series that has already made headlines.
Each episode of this true crime series will look at a different crime that took place in the world of fashion and examine the the broader thematic questions about society and culture that contributed to the case. The series is produced by Refinery29 and promises to bring “a strong feminist lens” to each story.
Legends of the Hidden Temple
A revival of the Nickelodeon series, this competition show will now feature adult contestants, not children, trying their hand at an updated obstacle course set in a real jungle. But don’t worry, Olmec isn’t going anywhere.
Daredevil group Nitro Circus will create massive recreations of their favorite childhood toys and turn them into larger-than-life stunts, such as a toy car taking on a professional rallycross course and an air rocket that will launch an adult into the sky.
Will Arnett hosts this series that looks back on all the pop culture events you’d rather forget. Season 1 of the comedy series will focus specifically on Canadian pop culture.
Moving the Needle with Dr. Woo
This unscripted series promises a close look into celebrity tattoo artist Dr. Woo’s life and creative process.
Murder House Flip
Forensic specialists, spiritual healers, and renovation experts will team up to renovate houses where tragic events, including murders, took place.
A morbid take on unboxing videos, this series will explore different true crime cases by revealing evidence items one at a time. Interviews and recreations of the case will then show how the items helped solve the crime.
Ron Funches hosts this game show in which comedians attempt to out-compliment each other.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 winner Sasha Velour ‘s eight-episode series on Quibi will take you behind the scenes of the artist’s acclaimed live revue. Every episode will put the focus on a different NightGowns performer preparing for their performance in Velour’s drag showcase, exploring their life out of drag and their artistic process before debuting a made-for-mobile live number, directed by Sophie Muller.
Pillow Talk with Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato hosts this talk show where she’ll have candid conversations with celebrities and experts about things like activism, body positivity, gender identity, and social media.
Celebrated fashion designer Alexander Wang hosts this talk show where he interviews and plays games with celebrities in the bathroom at high-profile events.
Rapper Warrior Ninja
Hip-hop stars must navigate an obstacle course while freestyling in this series, which originated as a segment on The Eric Andre Show.
Dance duo Ayo & Teo host this dance competition series where the brothers will travel the country scouting for local talent and exploring the area’s dance culture. The local teams will compete in a face-to-face street competition with the top talent then battling it out for the show’s grand prize.
A reboot of the classic MTV reality dating show hosted by Keke Palmer and Joel Kim Booster. The series finds singles of all genders and sexual preferences looking to select one person from a pool of romantic prospects for a date. The Quibi series will put an additional spin on the old format by having the main dater be linked to all their suitors through social media.
Shape of Pasta
L.A. chef Evan Funke heads to Italy to learn about unique pasta techniques, shapes, and traditions from local experts in this eight-episode series.
Skrrt with Offset
Rapper Offset chats with celebrities about their cars and the stories behind them in this docuseries. The series also promises to present “a unique ‘one on one’ auto experience.”
Anthony and Joe Russo will executive produce this docuseries about the rivalry between Marvel and DC Comics. The series is inspired by Reed Tucker’s book Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC.
Thanks a Million
Each episode of this unscripted series will feature a different celebrity donating $100,000 to an influential person in their life. That person then gives $50,000 to someone else, who gives $25,000 to someone else, and so on. Celebrities leading episodes include Jennifer Lopez, Kristen Bell, Karlie Kloss, and Tracy Morgan. The show gets its title from the fact that across the 10 episodes, $1 million will be put in the hands of everyday people.
Untitled Beauty Industry Show
Hosted and executive produced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, this unscripted series will showcase different leaders of the beauty industry and the impact they’ve made.
Untitled Cara Delevigne Prank Show
Cara Delevigne will host a prank series in which she and an all-female team execute elaborate practical jokes.
Untitled Music Competition Series
Scooter Braun will produce and host this musical competition series.
Untitled Trevor Noah Series
Trevor Noah is developing a series that would document the comedian’s life on tour and examine how his interactions with people influence his worldview and comedy.
Chris Rock will narrate Wild Kingdom, an animal series produced by National Geographic .
You Ain’t Got These
This unscripted series from Lena Waithe will be an in-depth exploration of sneaker culture, examining how race, politics, class, gender, and commerce influence each pair.
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The Andy Cohen Diaries
An animated series that will retell the juiciest and most memorable stories from Andy Cohen‘s life, including iconic celebrity encounters and moments from his journey as a father. The Andy Cohen Diaries is positioned as a TV followup to the Bravo star’s memoirs The Andy Cohen Diaries and Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries.
50 Cent will executive produce this animated adaptation of the indie graphic novel by Anthony Piper, who will co-write the series with Jameel Saleem. The satirical story story centers on a league of black superheroes, many of whom are parodies of popular DC Comics characters, as they take on supervillains, monsters, and general haters.
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60 in 6
60 Minutes will produce weekly six-minute newscasts. The program will feature The Washington Post correspondent Wesley Lowery and Univision anchor Enrique Acevedo.
BBC News will create daily international news programming that targets millennials.
A news show focused on the hip-hop industry and culture, touching upon art, style, and fashion.
ESPN will produce a daily sports highlights show.
Fashion’s a Drag
RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Willam leads a panel of drag queens and an Elle fashion expert in discussions about the latest celebrity fashion trends.
Rotten Tomatoes will showcase the latest must-see TV shows and movies in this show that aims to help viewers decide what to watch.
Late Night This Morning
Entertainment Weekly‘s daily recap going over the must-see moments from the previous evening’s late-night shows.
NBC News will produce six-minute morning and evening newscasts for Quibi breaking down the most important news stories of the day.
The Nod with Brittany & Eric
Based on the podcast of the same name, this podcast finds hosts Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings discussing black culture and the latest news and pop culture events.
Polygon’s daily news show will cover the biggest news in gaming, comics, and entertainment.
The Rachel Hollis Show
Author Rachel Hollis will offer daily motivational advice, with a particular focus on women and mothers, in this morning talk show.
Sexology with Shan Boodram
Relationship expert Shan Boodram hosts a daily show offering advice on sex, dating, and relationships.
Telemundo will have two news shows for Quibi, including a five-minute rundown of the latest entertainment news and a more general program.
The celebrity news site will produce two daily news shows going over breaking news and delivering hot takes on the latest celebrity stories.
Untitled The Dodo Series
The animal media site will produce a daily series that will “focus on unique animal stories emotionally tailored to what viewers need each day of the week.”
Untitled E! Series
E! will produce a daily news show focused on the latest stories in the world of celebrity and entertainment.
The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel will provide national and local weather news and forecasts.
Your Daily Horoscope
This series will follow 12 animated millennial characters (each inspired by one of the zodiac signs) who work at a tech start-up. The characters’ personalities and adventures will provide astrological guidance. Will Arnett will executive produce the project, which will release twelve personalized segments five days a week.
Quibi will launch Monday, April 6.
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