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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 [...]

By Isaac Kozell

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 [...]

By Harry Waksberg

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 [...]

By Megh Wright

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 [...]

By Megh Wright

Chris Lilley Has a New Comedy Series in the Works at Netflix

Australian comedian Chris Lilley is working on a new comedy project. According to Deadline, Netflix has given a 10-episode order to a comedy series from Lilley. No details about the untitled show have been revealed yet, but production is slated [...]

By Megh Wright

Netflix Adds a Weekly Talk Show Hosted by Hasan Minhaj

Michelle Wolf isn’t the only Daily Show correspondent to land her own weekly Netflix talk show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has also added a weekly talk show hosted by Hasan Minhaj, which is described as “an [...]

By Megh Wright

‘Ricky Gervais: Humanity’ Premieres on Netflix Later This Month

Back in December, Ricky Gervais announced that he had a new standup special in the works at Netflix called Humanity, and today the streaming network released the trailer. The special was taped at the Apollo Hammersmith in London last year and [...]

By Megh Wright