Inside Season 2 of Netflix’s ‘The Standups’
Next Tuesday, Netflix bolsters its reputation as the go-to source for comedy with the release of season 2 of The Standups. The six-episode series features all-new half hours from Joe List, Aparna Nancherla, Kyle Kinane, Gina Yashere, Brent Morin, and Rachel Feinstein. What sets the show apart is its... [Read More]
‘Happy Anniversary’ Starring Ben Schwartz and Noël Wells Premieres on Netflix Later This Month
Last year, Ben Schwartz and Noël Wells signed on to star in a Netflix movie together called Happy Anniversary, and today the streaming network released the trailer and premiere date. Written and directed by Lego Batman’s Jared Stern (it’s also his directorial debut), the movie ... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s New Round of Half-Hour ‘The Standups’ Specials
Last year, Netflix added another batch of half-hour standup specials for its new series The Standups, and today the streaming network released the trailer. The comedians featured in season 2 include Gina Yashere, Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Aparna Nancherla, Joe List, and ... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s New Round of Half-Hour ‘The Standups’ Specials
Last year, Netflix added another batch of half-hour standup specials for its new series The Standups, and today the streaming network released the trailer. The comedians featured in season 2 include Gina Yashere, Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Aparna Nancherla, Joe List, and ... [Read More]
Apple Orders Animated Musical Comedy ‘Central Park’ from ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creator Loren Bouchard
While Amazon is turning to the talent at BoJack Horseman for its first-ever animated series, Apple is turning to the minds behind Bob’s Burgers. According to Deadline, Apple has given a double-season, straight-to-series order to an animated musical comedy from Loren Bouchard, Bob’s Burge... [Read More]
Reviewing the Third and Final Season of Netflix’s ‘Love’
It was perhaps overambitious to call a TV show Love. Like a show co-creator Lesley Arfin’s prior gig, Girls, the title suggests a universality that the content can’t satisfy. Love, which concludes its run with its third season (now streaming on Netflix), concerns a man and a woman (Gus a... [Read More]
Netflix Orders 10 Episodes of ‘Norm Macdonald Has a Show’
Remember in late January when Norm Macdonald revealed on Reddit that he was in negotiations with Netflix to host a talk show, then he took to Twitter after his announcement got picked up by news sites to say we “misunderstood” him? Well, there was no misunderstanding, because Netflix and... [Read More]
Canada gets into the streaming stand-up game with CraveTV
Canadians now have another streaming platform of their own to pitch their stand-up comedy specials. CraveTV‘s first original comedy special, Darcy Michael Goes To Church, premieres Friday. It’s the first of three stand-up projects coming to CraveTV in partnership with Just For Laughs, fi... [Read More]
Netflix Adds a Standup Special from Ray Romano
Ray Romano is the latest comedian to land a Netflix standup special. Deadline reports that the streaming network has ordered an hourlong special from Romano, who starred in Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s film The Big Sick last year. A release date has not yet been revealed, but surprisi... [Read More]
Amazon Orders ‘Undone’ Animated Series from Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy
Amazon has ordered its first-ever animated series. According to The Wrap, the streaming network has given a series order to a half-hour animated dramedy titled Undone, which is co-created by BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and writer/producer Kate Purdy. The series centers on ... [Read More]