Netflix Announces Comedy Specials From Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies & Chelsea PerettiBy: Chris Crum - August 14, 2014
Netflix just announced four exclusive stand-up comedy specials from Bill Cosby, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr, and Chelsea Peretti. These will join Netflix’s previously announced Chelsea Handler special Uganda Be Kidding Me Live on its slate.
Jim Jeffries: Bare will debut on Friday, August 29th. Description:
Filmed live at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Jim Jefferies is back and fired up as ever in his newest comedy special. No one is safe from Jim’s hilarious and shocking observations about politics, new fatherhood, orgies and Neil Diamond.
Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me Live will debut on Friday, October 10th. Description:
Chelsea Handler headlines her first stand-up special exclusively for Netflix at 12:01 a.m. Pacific on Friday, October 10 in "Uganda Be Kidding Me Live,” the culmination of Handler’s wildly popular international stand-up comedy tour in support of her fifth New York Times #1 Bestseller, Uganda Be Kidding Me. Using personal photos to enrich her stories and comedy, Handler regales the audience with absurd tales of her global travels and the ridiculous characters in her life, all the while offering her signature unabashed opinions on subjects ranging from her expectations of sexual partners, to the very real problem of dolphin rape. “Uganda Be Kidding Me Live” is executive produced by Chelsea Handler, Tom Brunelle and Brad Wollack.
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats will debut on Friday, November 14th Description:
Her unique delivery, writing, physicality, and mind shine in this dark yet silly, tightly-constructed material, filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The production opens a new window into the singular voice of the Brooklyn 99 star and showcases her diverse talents as an actor, standup, writer, and motorcycle enthusiast. “One of the Greats” is executive produced by Chelsea Peretti, Christie Smith, Mike Berkowitz, Brian Volk-Weiss, Cisco Henson and Lance Bangs.
Bill Cosby: 77 will debut on Friday, November 28th. Description:
In Bill Cosby’s latest special, “Bill Cosby 77,” he brings his singular point of view and comedy to his favorite topics, relationships, marriage and children. Taped at the SF Jazz Center in San Francisco on Cosby’s 77th birthday and directed by Robert Townsend…
Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way will debut on Friday, December 5th. Description:
Bill Burr takes the stage at the Tabernacle Atlanta…Join him as he escapes the zombie apocalypse in his getaway helicopter, explores how nothing ruins great sex like a rom-com, and explains how too many childhood hugs may be the downfall of man.
Netflix VP of original docunentary and comedy programming Lisa Nishimura said,” Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Handler, Bill Cosby, Bill Burr and Chelsea Peretti are some of the funniest comedians of our time who will have our viewers in stitches. We are thrilled to bring this diverse slate of talent and their unique, multi-faceted and hilarious points of view exclusively to our members around the world.”
As you may know, Netflix also has a talk show with Handler in the line-up.
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