Matthew Sato, co-starring as Kai Kamealoha in Disney+’s “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” — streaming towards its 10th and finale episode —  has joined the cast of Peacock’s revival of “Saved by the Bell,” premiering its second season Nov. 24

Sato will be seen as Gil, a handsome and somewhat nerdy student council vice president on “Bell,” who catches the eye of Daisy, played by Haskiri Velazquez, as fellow newbies in the hallways of Bayside High.  It will be a recurring role for the Mililani youth.

Matthew Sato

Thus, Sato is becoming somewhat a junior king of sit-com reboots.  On “Doogie,” he is the older brother of Lahela, the 16-year-old Harvard Medical School graduate who is a youth medic portrayed by Peyton Elizabeth Lee, aka Doogie. The series is based in Hawaii.

In “Bell,” Sato will join returning original cast members Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Mario Lopez, John Michael Higgins, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Pena, Belmon Cameli and Dexter Daren, along with other characters, set in California. …

Bruno Mars

A Sonic boom ahead

Noteworthy on the Silk Sonic front: the duo comprised of Hawaii’s Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, will drop a new single, “Smokin’ Out the Window,” on Friday (Nov. 5). It’ll be the third track released from “An Evening With Silk Sonic,” not yet available.

The album – teased by two previous singles, “Leave the Door Open” last March and “Skate” in July – was due to be released in 2022, but now is expected to arrive earlier, on Nov. 12. Thus, it appears that there will be some Sonic booms in this year’s Christmas stockings. …

John Valentine

Valentine with strings

Johnny Valentine, who is the uncle of the aforementioned Bruno Mars, will concertize at 7:30 pm. Saturday (Nov. 6) at Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace.

The evening, themed “Songs With Strings,” will feature the Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner with guest musicians Daniel Bayot, Valentine’s son, an Emmy Award winner, on cello; Duane Padilla, on viola; and Lauren Holt, on violin.

Dad will also feature another son, Jesse Douglas, on percussion.

The event is sold out …

Off and on switch buttons

That delayed and delayed again Daryl Hall & Oates concert –the most recent rescheduled date was Nov. 13 at Blaisdell Center -– has been canceled again, along with a companion Maui Arts and Cultural Center performance.

The act, known for such treasures as “Maneater,” “Private Eyes” and “Out of Touch,” had sold outs scheduled but decided that a lack of logistical planning time triggered yet another cancellation. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. …

But Filipino American comedian Jo Koy will proceed with his rescheduled gig, a sold-out three-nighter Nov. 26-28 at Blaisdell Concert Hall. …

And that’s Show Biz. …

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