The Big Door Prize

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The Big Door Prize
Based onThe Big Door Prize
by M.O. Walsh
Developed byDavid West Read
Written byDavid West Read
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producers
  • David West Read
  • Miky Lee
  • Hyun Park
  • David Ellison
  • Dana Goldberg
  • Bill Bost
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
Original networkApple TV+

The Big Door Prize is an upcoming comedy television series based on the book of the same name by M.O. Walsh that is set to premiere on Apple TV+ in 2023.[2]


A machine appears in the grocery store of a small town that is able to predict the destinies of those who observe it.



It was announced in May 2021 that Apple TV+ had greenlit a ten-episode series based on the book, with David West Read set to serve as showrunner.[1] In December, Chris O'Dowd was cast to star,[3] with Gabrielle Dennis, Damon Gupton, Josh Segarra and Sammy Forulas also added to the cast.[4] In February 2022, Djouliet Amara, Ally Maki and Crystal R. Fox joined the cast.[5]

Principal photography for season one took place in December 2021 in Georgia.[6] Filming for season two began January 23 and is expected to end on March 2, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.[7]


  1. ^ a b Nellie Andreeva, Denise Petski (May 28, 2021). "Apple Orders 'The Big Door Prize' Comedy Series From 'Schitt's Creek' EP David West Read & Skydance". Deadline Hollywood. PMC. Retrieved July 12, 2022.
  2. ^ "Video: Apple TV+ Winter 2022 & Beyond - Official Preview" (Press release). Apple. December 2, 2022. Retrieved December 2, 2022 – via The Futon Critic.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (December 7, 2021). "Chris O'Dowd to Star in Apple Comedy Series Big Door Prize From Schitt's Creek Alum David West Read". Variety. Retrieved February 5, 2022.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (December 16, 2021). "The Big Door Prize: Gabrielle Dennis, Damon Gupton, Josh Segarra & Sammy Fourlas Join Apple TV+ Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 5, 2022.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (February 7, 2022). "The Big Door Prize: Djouliet Amara, Ally Maki & Crystal Fox Round Out Series Regular Cast For Apple TV+ Comedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 7, 2022.
  6. ^ Ho, Rodney (January 15, 2022). "What's filming in Georgia in January 2022?". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved February 5, 2022.
  7. ^ "The Big Door Prize (Season 2)". Film & Television Industry Alliance. January 9, 2023. Retrieved January 23, 2023.

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