The Big Door Prize
Based onThe Big Door Prize
by M.O. Walsh
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+.


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,[2] with Gabrielle Dennis, Damon Gupton, Josh Segarra and Sammy Forulas also added to the cast.[3] In February 2022, Djouliet Amara, Ally Maki and Crystal R. Fox joined the cast.[4]

Filming had begun in December 2021 in Georgia.[5]


  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. ^ 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 5 February 2022.
  3. ^ 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 5 February 2022.
  4. ^ 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 7 February 2022.
  5. ^ Ho, Rodney (January 15, 2022). "What's filming in Georgia in January 2022?". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 5 February 2022.