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It’s an unpleasant, cold and torrential February morning, the kind of weather that makes you wonder why anyone chooses to live in New York. But you’d never know that inside the Terminal 5 concert hall, where five normal-sized boys wearing the biggest sneakers I’ve ever seen are banging out a pop-and-lock choreography.

They introduce themselves as Broyce, Brace, Bryce, Breece and Braxter, members of the fictional hit band Collab. I ask meredith scardino the size of their shoes, as she takes me on stage to see better. “Like, size 20.” Why? “Oh, this season Collab is collaborating with Keds.”

It’s the kind of silly, wry, industry-buzzing humor that pervades season two of Peacock’s glorious comedy. Girls5eva, created by Scarino. After a triumphant and Emmy-nominated first season, the series, co-produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock— returns to Peacock this week for another eight-episode dose of pop-star reality. This time, Dawn (Sara Bareilles), Summer (Phillips busy), Gloria (Paula Pell), and the one and only Wickie Roy (Renee Elise Goldsberry) are heading to #AlbumMode as they continue their quest to regain the glory of their debut. Along the way, they have dates with the Property Brothers, WikiFeet and Joey Sasso from The circle. But today, everything revolves around music.

Several fictional musical acts graced the stage this morning at Terminal 5, including Collab and a very cozy performer named Cozy Boy. But the priority is to lock the latest issue of Girls5eva, written by Bareilles. “That’s Sara’s big contribution to the season,” says producer and songwriter Jeff Richmond, who composed the music mean girls musical and has been married to Fey for over 20 years.

“My first draft of the song, I did it and I was like, ‘I don’t know if this has to be any funnier,’ Bareilles says. Eventually, she let go of her fear. “They love that he it’s about their friendships and their connection, and the fact that they’re stronger together. It was like, ‘Okay, this doesn’t have to be a comedy song. It can just be a sweet pop song that they love to sing.

By Scott Gries/Peacock.

At 2 p.m., the girls arrive in festive red outfits, ready to get to work. Goldsberry, sporting an incredibly long braid, dives straight into the choreography, marking the dance steps with Tony Award-winning precision and intensity. hamilton actor. “Full honesty? They had sent me several tapes of [the dance] to learn the day before. I definitely showed up that day and was like, “So what is this?” Admits Goldsberry when we chat on the phone weeks later. “I learned it on the spot.”

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