Prince of Peoria

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Prince of Peoria
GenreTeen sitcom
Created by
  • Nick Stanton
  • Devin Bunje
ComposerGabriel Mann
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1 (2 parts)
No. of episodes16 (+ 1 special)
Executive producers
  • Devin Bunje
  • Nick Stanton
  • Sharla Sumpter Bridgett
  • Tim Story
ProducerChris Phillips
CinematographyJohn Simmons
EditorDave O'Brien
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time24–29 minutes
Production companies
  • 37 Monkeys
  • The Story Co.
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16) –
May 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)

Prince of Peoria is an American teen sitcom, created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje, that premiered on November 16, 2018, on Netflix.


Prince of Peoria follows "Emil, a 13-year-old prince from a wealthy island kingdom" who "travels to the United States to live incognito as an exchange student" and "strikes up an unlikely friendship with Teddy, a fastidious overachiever who is Emil’s total opposite."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]


  • Gavin Lewis as Prince Maxemil "Emil" Vanderklaut III, a prince from Buronia who plays a foreign exchange student
  • Theodore Barnes as Teddy Jackson, a smart kid who cares more about his education than making friends
  • Shelby Simmons as Sydney Quinn, Teddy's crush who discovers Emil's real identity and helps him keep it a secret
  • Cynthia Kaye McWilliams as Regina Jackson, the owner of the Spare Time Bowl bowling alley and Teddy's widowed mother


  • Haley Tju as Braughner, Sydney's friend
  • Gabriel Hogan as Joosep, Emil's dimwitted bodyguard
  • Conor Husting as Tanner, Sydney's ex-boyfriend
  • Kyle More as Wade, an employee at Spare Time Bowl
  • Johnathan McClain as King of Buronia
  • Nate Torrence as Vice Principal Chipler
  • Brooke Star as Autumn McCrary
  • Chelsea Summer as Summer McCrary
  • Zach Zagoria as Stank Man
  • Jared Wernick as Daryl



Series overview
SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
Part 18November 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
Special1December 17, 2018 (2018-12-17)
Part 28May 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
Part 1
11"The Prince Arrives"Eric Dean SeatonDevin Bunje & Nick StantonNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
Regina has signed them up to house an exchange student. When the exchange student arrives Teddy isn't too sure about him. As the kid says he is the son of a moose farmer, but the story doesn't add up.
22"Teddy vs. The Wild"Eric Dean SeatonLeo Chu & Eric S. GarciaNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
Emil believes Teddy needs to loosen up. But what should be a fun filled camping trip ends up more stressful than planned.
33"Emil the Mom Thief"Eric Dean SeatonPeter Dirksen & Jonathan HowardNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
44"A Night at the Hip Hopera"Jonathan JudgeRandi BarnesNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
55"Teddy's Bakshal"Jody Margolin HahnJason JordanNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
66"Warehouse Towel Fight!"Jon RosenbaumMarty DonovanNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
77"Best. Holiday. Ever."Phill LewisLindsay Gelfand & Allison WeintraubNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
88"The Bro-Posal"Jason EarlesDevin Bunje & Nick StantonNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
"A Christmas Moose Miracle"Jon RosenbaumDevin Bunje & Nick StantonDecember 17, 2018 (2018-12-17)
Part 2
91"The King Arrives"Phill LewisLeo Chu & Eric S. GarciaMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
102"Daters Gonna Date"Jody Margolin HahnLindsay Gelfand & Allison WeintraubMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
113"Acting a Fool"Jonathan JudgeJonathan Howard & Peter DirksenMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
124"Saving Stank Nation"Sean LambertJason JordanMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
135"Game Night"Lynn McCrackenRandi BarnesMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
146"Robot Wars"Jody Margolin HahnMarty DonovanMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
157"Teddy the Human Cannonball"Sean LambertConor HanneyMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)
168"The Summer of Teddy & Emil"Eric Dean SeatonDevin Bunje & Nick StantonMay 20, 2019 (2019-05-20)



The series was created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje who also acted as writers, showrunners, and executive producers. Additional executive producers included Sharla Sumpter Bridgett.[1][2]


On April 2, 2018, it was announced that Gavin Lewis, Theodore Barnes, Shelby Simmons, and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams had joined the main cast.[3]


  1. ^ a b "THE PRINCE OF PEORIA - New live action, multi-cam Kids & Family original, produced by Netflix". Netflix Media Center. January 31, 2018. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 31, 2018). "Netflix Orders 'The Prince Of Peoria' Sitcom Targeting Kids & Families". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (April 2, 2018). "'The Prince Of Peoria': Gavin Lewis, Theodore Barnes, Shelby Simmons & Cynthia McWilliams Cast In Netflix Sitcom". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 2, 2018.

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