Watch a Season 8 Sneak Peek of 'Trailer Park Boys'
by Megh Wright The new season of Trailer Park Boys won't be on Netflix until the fall, but for now there's this preview/round of life updates from Ricky, Julian, Bubbles, and even J-Roc. Julian runs a new bar/gym, Ricky has insulated his trailer with weed, Bubbles has started a "Shed-n-Breakfast" fo... [Read More]
The Beginner's Guide to the Canadian Mockumentary Series 'Trailer Park Boys'
by Megh Wright Last month, Netflix announced that the Canadian comedy series Trailer Park Boys is returning for an eighth and ninth season on the streaming network after a seven-year hiatus. While the show became a big hit in Canada, it has yet to gain the same level of superfandom down in the State... [Read More]
Netflix Will Air 8-Episode Series Created by and Starring Rhys Darby from 'Flight of the Conchords'
by Bradford Evans THR reports that Netflix will debut a new comedy series called Short Poppies, created by and starring Rhys Darby, who played clueless band manager Murray on Flight of the Conchords. Short Poppies is a mockumentary about a journalist visiting a small New Zealand town. Darby wil... [Read More]
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda to reunite, star in new Netflix sitcom, “Grace and Frankie”
Netflix has announced a new 13-episode single-cam sitcom, Grace and Frankie, that reunites Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda as "long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances." Tomlin and Fonda famously teamed up with Dolly Parton in the 1980 movie musical, 9 T... [Read More]
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy 'Grace and Frankie'
by Megh Wright Today Netflix announced that they've signed former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in an upcoming original comedy series on the streaming network, Deadline reports. Titled Grace and Frankie, the half-hour series was created by Friends co-creator Marta Kaufmman... [Read More]
Seasons 8 and 9 of 'Trailer Park Boys' Are Coming to Netflix This Fall
by Megh Wright Fans of Canadians, kitties, rum and coke, weed, Rickyisms, and all things Trailer Park Boys can finally rejoice after the seven-year wait since the last season ended in 2007. According to a Netflix press release out today, the streaming network has acquired the Canadian comedy's new 1... [Read More]
Nick Thune spent his marketing budget on one billboard in Oregon to promote his Netflix special that comes out today
Netflix continues to add to it’s respectable stand-up library with Nick Thune’s new special Folk Hero. Taped live back in May at Brooklyn’s Bell House, this is Thune’s first special (his first album Thick Noon was released in 2010) and it is available on Netflix starting toda... [Read More]
The 91 Best Comedies Currently Streaming Online
by Emma Soren and Jessye McGarry As Netflix original shows such as Orange is the New Black and House of Cards made splashes at the Golden Globes, it’s easy to forget that Netflix started as a movie delivery service. But Netflix, along with Amazon and Hulu, still offers plenty of great comedy m... [Read More]
What is ‘what.’ a conversation with Bo Burnham
Bo Burnham has just released his new special, what., a theatrical comedy piece he spent three years developing. This labor of love is also a labor of self-actualization, an autobiographical piece set at a safe distance. Burnham is sure to create art not for his fans, but for himself. What he is left... [Read More]
No frills, just funny: Kathleen Madigan talks “Madigan Again,” her 2013 stand-up special
Kathleen Madigan opens her latest stand-up comedy special, "Madigan Again" in Detroit first with Lewis Black by her side on a street in front of the Monument to Joe Louis, then a minute later onstage being introduced by Black. To which she responded, in kind: "How about one big hand for a guy workin... [Read More]