New on Peacock in May: Girls5eva season 2, Angelyne, and Stephen King’s Firestarter

Sins of the Amish, a series that exposes the plague of sex abuse in the Amish community, also arrives on Peacock next month

New on Peacock in May: Girls5eva season 2, Angelyne, and Stephen King’s Firestarter

The full list of new content coming to Peacock next month has been released, and it includes a great mix of returning fan-favorite series, brand-new originals, and exclusive live sports and events.

What’s new on Peacock in May?

Returning Peacock original series

Girls5eva

The musical comedy Girls5eva is returning for its second season on Peacock next month. The first three episodes of its sophomore run will be available to stream on the platform starting May 5th, with succeeding episodes arriving on the service weekly every Thursday.

Created by Meredith Scardino, the series centers on four women – Dawn, Wickie, Gloria and Summer who were part of a girl group named Girls 5Eva, which was briefly popular around the year 2000 before fading into one-hit-wonder status. Now unfulfilled in their various lives, the women reunite in an attempt to find musical success again.

In a statement, Scardino said that season 2 will see the group “enter ‘Album Mode’ and embark on making their first studio album on their own terms.”

Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky

Season 3 of the animated series Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky will arrive on Peacock on May 19th. All six episodes of the new season will be available to stream all at once.

Set in the How to Train Your Dragon universe, the show centers on twins Dak and Leyla, who were rescued from a shipwreck at a young age by a kindly dragon who raised them alongside her own son, Winger.  Because they grew up with dragons, Dak and Leyla can ride them and communicate with them, while other humans cannot. Now, these two kids and their five dragon friends pay forward their mother’s kindness by rescuing dragons and people.

New Peacock original series

Angelyne

All episodes of Angelyne will be available to stream on Peacock beginning May 19th. An unauthorized limited series based on the Hollywood Reporter’s investigative article about LA’s titular billboard icon, Angelyne is about fame, identity, survival, billboards, corvettes, lingerie, men, women, women teasing men, men obsessed with women, West Hollywood, crystals, and UFOs. It stars Emmy Rossum as the title character who infiltrated pop culture in the ‘80s.

Sins of the Amish

Revealing a dark and harrowing scandal that has been covered up for generations, Sins of the Amish is a two-part series that exposes the plague of sex abuse in the Amish community and the broken criminal justice system that has failed to protect the victims. The series profiles survivors as they bravely tell their deeply personal stories for the first time. Both parts of the series will drop on Peacock on May 24th.

New Peacock original movie

Firestarter

Premiering on May 13th on Peacock, Firestarter is an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. A reboot of the 1984 film of the same name, Firestarter follows a father who must protect his daughter after she develops pyrokinesis and is hunted by a secret government agency that intends to capture and control her. It stars Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Kurtwood Smith, John Beasley, Michael Greyeyes, and Gloria Reuben.

Sports and live events

This year’s WrestleMania Backlash streams on May 8th at 8. p.m. ET on Peacock.

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, meanwhile, race onto the streamer on May 7th and May 21st, respectively.

Additionally, MLB Sunday Leadoff will be available to stream on Peacock every Sunday morning throughout the month of May.

Lastly, the Eurovision Song Contest streams live on the platform on May 10th, 12th and 14th, as well as the Billboard Music Awards on May 15th.

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