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 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)



On January 31, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production series order for a first season consisting of sixteen episodes. The series was created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje who will also act as writers, showrunners, and executive producers. Additional executive producers are set to include 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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