First look at Nick Mohammed and David Schwimmer in Intelligence | As Sky announces comedy's air date

First look at Nick Mohammed and David Schwimmer in Intelligence

As Sky announces comedy's air date

Sky has released this first image of its new spy comedy Intelligence, starring Nick Mohammed and David Schwimmer.

The broadcaster also announced that the show, which Mohammed also wrote, is due to air on Sky One from February 21.

Intelligence is a workplace comedy set in the UK’s GCHQ listening station, described  'a kind of weedier, geekier version of MI5', where they tackle cyber crime from a desktop.
When an arrogant, maverick National Security Agency agent Jerry (Schwimmer) comes over from the US. to join the team, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analyst Joseph (Mohammed) in a destabilising power grab.

The six-part series also stars Sylvestra Le Touzel, Jane Stanness, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Oliver Birch, Eliot Salt and Colin Salmon. 

Jon Mountague, Sky Studios' director of comedy, said: 'Intelligence is an absolute peach of a show; genuinely juicy, truly funny and shot through with a chemistry that won’t be top secret for long. Forget Harry and Meghan, David and Nick’s is an Anglo-American relationship for our times.'

Schwimmer added: 'I think you'll find this is the best TV comedy made in the last two hundred years. You can't see my face, but I'm super serious.'

And Mohammed joked: "Given that David is most well-known for his dramatic roles, it’s nice to see him finally have a go at comedy. Hopefully it’ll lead to more work of this quality.'

Intelligence is a co-production between UK company Expectation and Schwimmer's firm Dark Harbor Stories.

UPDATE: Sky changed the broadcast date since this story was originally published. The article now reflects the correct date of February 21.

Published: 18 Nov 2019

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