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Netflix Kicks Off New Blast Of Exclusive Comedy Specials

Netflix Kicks Off New Blast Of Exclusive Comedy Specials

By Chris Crum 10 hours ago

Netflix’s latest blast of exclusive stand-up comedy performances has now begun. On Friday, Netflix debuted Jim Jefferies: Bare. Earlier this month, the company announced four new comedy specials, including this one as well as new specials from Bill Cosby, Bill …

Netflix Announces Four New Comedy Specials Netflix Announces Four New Comedy Specials

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 …

Ben Stiller May Direct Zoolander Sequel

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Kaley Cuoco and ‘TBBT’ Co-Stars Sign Big Contracts

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Kathy Bates Discusses Role in New Movie ‘Tammy’

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Chelsea Handler Signs Deal With Netflix

Chelsea Handler, the star of E!’s late-night talk show Chelsea Lately, has signed a deal with the streaming video service Netflix. “The Internet has disrupted many of the conventions of traditional television and together with Chelsea Handler, Netflix is looking …

Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh. Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh.

As you probably heard, Chelsea Handler’s next talk show-hosting gig after E!’s Chelsea Lately will take place in the world of on-demand streaming – Netflix. Her new show will debut some time in 2016, and according to Netflix will “feature …

Jay Leno to Receive Prestigious Comedy Award

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Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix

As is often the case, the rumors turned out to be anything but lies. Netflix has announced a ‘multi-tiered deal’ with Chelsea Handler, the comedian/talk show host who’s ending her seven-year run with E!’s Chelsea Lately in August. Netflix is …

Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror

Netflix is very interested in launching more original comedies, and is thinking about westerns and more horror shows as well. The Hollywood Reporter has an extensive interview with Cindy Holland, the company’s head of original content. Asked about what genres …

Jonah Hill Apologizes For Gay Slur On 'Tonight Show'

Just last week, Jonah Hill was all over the news when he said a homophobic slur to a paparazzi who was following him. The incident was caught on video. On Tuesday, Hill guested on The Tonight Show to talk about …

Jeff Dunham Forced to Censor His Act in Malaysia

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Crackle Announces New 'Comedians In Cars' Season Crackle Announces New 'Comedians In Cars' Season

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Derek (Ricky Gervais) Has A New YouTube Guide Derek (Ricky Gervais) Has A New YouTube Guide

If you’ve watched Derek, the Ricky Gervais Netflix Original, you know that the titular character loves YouTube videos – particularly videos of animals and songs. The Ricky Gervais Channel has just released Derek’s Guide to YouTube. It’s over seven and …

Watch 'Last Week Tonight' Debut For Free On YouTube Watch 'Last Week Tonight' Debut For Free On YouTube

HBO debuted Last Week Tonight, the new show featuring comedian John Oliver (formerly of The Daily Show). They’ve disabled embedding, so you’ll have to go to the actual video page to watch, but here it is. Yes, that is @LisaLoeb. …

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