Written by Ashton Snyder on
 May 9, 2024

Reba McEntire to Sing for Her New NBC Sitcom 'Happy's Place'

The acclaimed country music star Reba McEntire is set to add a special touch to her latest television project.

Reba McEntire confirmed that she will sing the theme song for the newly ordered sitcom "Happy's Place," revealing that the song is currently in development and nearing completion.

According to People Magazine, McEntire isn't just lending her vocal prowess to the sitcom; she's also reuniting with her beloved former co-star, Melissa Peterman.

This collaboration is eagerly anticipated by fans who cherished their chemistry on the earlier hit series, "Reba." "Happy's Place" was greenlighted by NBC on May 7, promising more of the humor and heart fans expect from McEntire's projects.

Memorable Reunions and New Music

The development of the theme song is currently underway. McEntire assured fans that it will be ready soon. "Oh, definitely. I'll be singing the theme song. We've started working on it, and we'll have it finished soon," she confirmed. This isn't her first foray into television theme songs; she famously reworked her 2001 hit "I'm a Survivor" for her previous show.

McEntire's character, Bobbie, takes over a tavern from her late father, Happy, in a narrative twist that introduces a familial mystery. She discovers the tavern has been left to her and, to a surprise, half-sister, her new business partner. McEntire explained:

My dad was Happy, that was his name, and we owned a tavern called Happy's Place. Well, Happy passed, and so he's passed the tavern onto me, but there's a little hiccup involved, so that's the mystery right there.

Engaging Plots and Familiar Faces

The cast additions are notable. Rex Linn, McEntire's real-life boyfriend, joins the sitcom, creating an interesting off-screen and on-screen dynamic. Additionally, Peterman's character, Gabby, the bartender, promises a delightful dose of drama and is described as needy and dramatic. "I am thrilled to share the news that I get another chance to work with my friends. Buckle up @reba We are going to have some fun!," Peterman shared via Instagram.

Beyond the sitcom, McEntire is keeping busy with other significant commitments. She is set to host and perform at the 2024 ACM Awards, scheduled for May 16 in Frisco, Texas. The event will be live-streamed on Prime Video at 8 p.m., marking another highlight in her multifaceted career.

The synergy between the producers, showrunners, and writers from the Reba show promises a seamless transition to Happy's Place. McEntire is confident in the ensemble and script, celebrating the continuity of working with familiar faces behind the scenes. "We've got a great ensemble with the same producers, showrunners, and writers as we had with the Reba show, and it's a great script," she noted.

A Thrilling Blend of Talent and Continuity

Fans of McEntire can expect the blend of humor, drama, and music that has characterized much of her previous work. "Happy's Place" signifies a new chapter in her illustrious career and rekindles the successful formulas of her past television ventures.

As McEntire prepares for her upcoming television role and her live performance at the ACM Awards, fans are assured of her commitment and capability to entertain. With a new mystery to unravel in "Happy's Place" and a theme song that promises to capture the show's essence, McEntire remains a formidable presence in both the music and television industries.

With her return to television, McEntire continues celebrating and exploring the narratives of family, resilience, and humor. The anticipation around "Happy's Place" is a testament to her enduring appeal and the heartfelt storytelling she champions.

In summary, McEntire is not only performing the theme song but starring in a series that brings a new family story to life, interwoven with the charm and comedy fans adore. Stay tuned for more updates as "Happy's Place" approaches its broadcast date on NBC.

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