Billy Eichner to Make His Standup Special Debut on Netflix
Move over, Steve Martin and Martin Short, because there’s another extremely exciting comedy special happening at Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has added a standup special from Billy Eichner, which will also make his first standup special ever. The special,... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
The New Season of ‘The Standups’ Premieres on Netflix Next Month
Last year, Netflix revealed the lineup of the second season of its half-hour standup series The Standups, and now the next batch of episodes has a premiere date. This round will feature specials from Gina Yashere, Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Aparna Nancherla, Joe List, and&nbs... [Read More]
Gad Elmaleh Lives the ‘American Dream’ in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Gad Elmaleh’s second Netflix standup special debuts next month, and the streaming network recently released a trailer. Titled Gad Elmaleh: American Dream, the special was taped at The Town Hall in New York and covers Elmaleh’s “experiences moving from Paris to New York, struggling ... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics to Release Six New Standup Specials from Louie Anderson, Rita Rudner, Darrell Hammond, and More
Comedy Dynamics has six new standup specials in the works it’s calling “the ‘90s comedian six-pack.” The specials were taped at the Palace Theater in Los Angeles in November 2017, and Comedy Dynamics will start by releasing Louie Anderson’s special on VOD sometime in Ap... [Read More]
Marlon Wayans Calls Trump “the Flavor Flav of White People” in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Marlon Wayans heads to Netflix later this month with a new standup special. Titled Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish, the special was ordered by the streaming network in September and was filmed at MGM National Harbor’s The Theater in Washington DC. In addition to the standup special, Marlon has a ... [Read More]
Marlon Wayans Calls Trump “the Flavor Flav of White People” in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Marlon Wayans heads to Netflix later this month with a new standup special. Titled Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish, the special was ordered by the streaming network in September and was filmed at MGM National Harbor’s The Theater in Washington DC. In addition to the standup special, Marlon has a ... [Read More]
Marlon Wayans Calls Trump “the Flavor Flav of White People” in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Marlon Wayans heads to Netflix later this month with a new standup special. Titled Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish, the special was ordered by the streaming network in September and was filmed at MGM National Harbor’s The Theater in Washington DC. In addition to the standup special, Marlon has a ... [Read More]
Bo Burnham and the Art of the Standup Special
When Chris Rock abruptly announced yesterday that Tamborine — his first of two intensely anticipated Netflix specials — would be premiering in less than 24 hours, comedy fans let out a collective “Finally!” Not only was Rock’s record-breaking deal with the streaming gol... [Read More]