Seeso will shut down Nov. 8, 2017
You still have time to watch your favorite Seeso shows and specials on Seeso. Just not much time. The NBCUniversal comedy streaming platform notified subscribers overnight that the service will shut down once and for all on Nov. 8, 2017. Here’s the letter: Dear Seeso-ers, Please note moving fo... [Read More]
Netflix’s ‘American Vandal’ Is More Than a One-Note Dick Joke
American Vandal promises satire that will puncture the self-importance of Netflix’s own entries in the true crime genre, like Making a Murderer and The Keepers. By moving the setting to a high school in California and making the central crime 27 spray-painted dicks, American Vandal seemed pois... [Read More]
The Three Ticks
Superheroes have gone mainstream. They stare back at us from every conceivable surface: movies, soda cans, and The CW. And every intellectual property under the sun — from Heathers to Will & Grace — is getting a second chance. So it makes sense to bring back an IP that has been knowi... [Read More]
Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan Lagana
From Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that immediately sucks us in and then spits us out eight hours later with endless debates about whodunit. Though these are serious topics that would often demand a... [Read More]
The Trailer for Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg’s ‘Big Mouth’ Is Full of Teenage Hormones
Earlier this year, Netflix added an animated series from Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg called Big Mouth, and today the full trailer for the show was released. The 10-episode series is based on Kroll and Goldberg’s childhood friendship and centers on “the glorious nightmare that is teena... [Read More]
The Behind-the-Scenes ‘Man on the Moon’ Documentary ‘Jim & Andy’ Is Heading to Netflix
A behind-the-scenes documentary about Jim Carrey’s experience channeling Andy Kaufman for the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon is heading to Netflix. Titled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – The Story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention ... [Read More]
‘BoJack Horseman’ Brilliantly Portrays Generational Pain in a Flash to the Past
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I promise, one day this will all be a pleasant memory.” BoJack Horseman not only tackles some very heavy issues... [Read More]
Amazon Orders an Untitled Comedy Series Starring Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph
Amazon has a few new comedy projects in development, including a new series starring frequent SNL collaborators Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph. According to Deadline, the streaming network has given a series order to an untitled, half-hour, single-cam series co-created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard&n... [Read More]
‘One Mississippi’ Dives Deeper into Heartbreak and Humor in Season 2
While One Mississippi’s first season dealt with a number of huge transitions, like the death of protagonist Tig’s mother and Tig’s moving back to Mississippi, its second season is more focused on the questions these transitions bring up: How much can a person change, and under what... [Read More]
Season 2 of Maria Bamford’s ‘Lady Dynamite’ Premieres on Netflix in November
The second season of Maria Bamford’s Netflix comedy finally has a premiere date. In a new promo released today featuring Bamford and Ana Gasteyer, the streaming network announced that season 2 of Lady Dynamite will debut Friday, November 10th. The show was renewed in July 2016 not long after s... [Read More]