TCA 2019: Amazon Sets May Launch Date for 'Good Omens'

Amazon will stream its new drama series Good Omens on May 31, the service announced during its Television Critics Association session. 

The series, based on the best-selling novel by renowned authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, follows the story of an angel and demon who have formed an unlikely friendship spanning 6,000 years who join forces to find a way to save the world from the approaching Armageddon, said Amazon. 

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.