David Letterman series may be the talk show Netflix has been looking for

David Letterman and his Netflix talk show (and his massive retirement beard) will return for a second season in 2019. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction debuted in January releasing one episode per month (and two in May). Letterman, who decided he didn’t want to work on Fridays when hosting Late Show on CBS, continues to work on his own terms. Six interviews a year and recording some field segments

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Natasha Lyonne Netflix series boasts all-female writing and directing team

Netflix announced a premiere date for the upcoming Natasha Lyonne series Russian Doll. The dark comedy series is set to debut on February 1. Netflix confirmed the news in a video posted Friday morning. Lyonne, who previously played Nicky Nichols on Orange is the New Black, is both the star and the executive producer of Russian Doll. Lyonne plays Nadia, a young woman who is the guest of honor at

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The American Meme: Netflix doc whitewashes meme culture (Opinion)

I have a secret. I love Vine. When Vine shut down last year, I turned to endless compilations of six-second comedy on YouTube. In the right circles, you will hear quotes like, “Stop. I could have dropped my croissant!” or, “Can I please get a waffle?” Which is probably why I was so excited for The American Meme. The Netflix documentary from director Bert Marcus came to the streaming platform last week

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Netflix trailer shares what’s coming in January

It’s almost the new year and new things are coming to Netflix for January. The streaming giant just released a list of everything that is coming to the platform for January. Netflix even released a trailer just to show off all the hot stuff coming to the site. But between the period dramas and Star Wars films, did you catch all those comedies? If not, that’s okay because Laughspin is

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4 Between Two Ferns interviews to get you excited for the movie

The Funny or Die series Between Two Ferns is reportedly being turned into a feature-length film on Netflix, and production is already underway. Zach Galifianakis, of course, will return as your socially inept (or rude) host. The Hollywood Reporter reports that series co-creator and frequent director Scott Aukerman will be helming the film, and though the plot hasn’t been disclosed, it will stick to the low-budget talk show segments its

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Netflix turning Between Two Ferns into a movie…somehow

Between Two Ferns, the viral online talk show hosted by Zach Galifianakis known for its extreme awkwardness, is heading to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has ordered a movie based on the show and production is already underway. Co-creator Scott Aukerman of Comedy Bang! Bang! fame is directing. No other details have come out such as plot or how they plan to turn a short interview show

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Ellen DeGeneres Netflix special her first in 15 years!

Ellen DeGeneres is coming back to stand-up with a new Netflix special available to stream starting December 18. Today, Netflix released a trailer for the special titled Relatable. Netflix has boasted that Relatable will be the talk show host’s “first stand-up special in 15 years.” Rumors that DeGeneres was working on a new hour started circulating last year when fellow lesbian icon Tig Nataro tweeted out a photo of DeGeneres

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Prepare yourself, Netflix is releasing 47 stand-up specials on New Year’s Day

Well, if at any point in 2018 you thought to yourself, “Self, there are just not enough stand-up comedy specials… MORE
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Netflix drops Fuller House season 4 trailer (Video)

Fuller House is coming back home to Netflix for a fourth season on December 14. Yes, that show is still pumping out new episodes starring Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, and Candace Cameron-Bure. The newest trailer for the fourth season dropped on Tuesday and it fills viewers in on what to expect after a year away. It packs Holiday cheer, rekindled relationships, baby bumps, many audiences “woooooooos,” and a musical number

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Review: “Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross and Dave Attell,” on Netflix

Dave Attell has long been one of the top joke-writers and joke-tellers in the comedy game. Turns out he’s even funnier when he has someone else onstage to work off of. Who knew? Attell figured that out a few years ago, inviting comedians onstage …

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