Set in the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Intelligence is a workplace comedy that follows maverick NSA agent Jerry (Schwimmer) as he joins a newly-formed team tackling cybercrime.
When Jerry comes over from the US, he enlists the services of inept computer analyst Joseph (Nick Mohammed) in a power grab that threatens to disrupt the team's ability to combat cyber terrorism.
The new series was created and written by Nick Mohammed, and we got our first sense of the duo's comedy dynamic when they presented an award together at the Virgin Media British Academy Televison Awards earlier this year.
"I think you'll find this is the best TV comedy made in the last two hundred years," Schwimmer said in a statement. "You can't see my face, but I'm super serious."
Mohammed added: "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."
Airing across six 30-minute episodes, Intelligence also stars Sylvestra Le Touzel, Jane Stanness, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Oliver Birch, Eliot Salt and Colin Salmon.
As well as starring in the series, Schwimmer and Mohammed will both serve as executive producers too, and Mohammed has previously shared that it's a "dream come true" to work with the Friends and American Crime Story actor.
"He's collaborative, honest and exquisitely funny and I couldn't be more delighted and flattered by his involvement," Mohammed said.
"On saying that, we did initially offer the part to the local shoplifter from Blackpool, but he wasn't available, sadly. Either way, we hope that everyone at GCHQ is as excited about this series as we are.
"I presume they were aware of this series being green-lit way before we ever were…"
Intelligence premieres on Sky One and streaming service NOW TV on February 18, 2020.
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