Here's the trailer for Netflix's new animated series BoJack Horseman, which will make its debut on the streaming network next month and stars Will Arnett as the washed up former horse star BoJack with Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, and Alison Brie as his group of animal-people friends. BoJack Horseman will follow Arnett's character who "has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships" and attempts to break back into the entertainment world. Created by Exquisite Corpse Project co-writer Raphael Bob-Waksberg, it premieres on Netflix on August 22nd.
Chelsea Handler's next talk show home is officially Netflix. According to Deadline, the E! late night host has set a deal with the streaming network for a talk show, hour standup special, and four docu-comedy specials. The standup special will premiere on Netflix on October 16th and the talk show will launch sometime in 2016, though the frequency of episodes on Netflix has not yet been revealed. The docu-specials will be released next year and feature Handler tackling lesser areas of expertise "ranging from NASCAR to politics and from Silicon Valley to the NBA draft." In a statement, Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said: "The Internet has [...]
Not long after CBS denied they were in serious talks with Chelsea Handler for a potential late night talk show, the New York Post reports that the Chelsea Lately host has reached a deal with Netflix for a show, though the format has "yet to be decided." Variety, however, reports from another anonymous source that "the talks were early and that nothing official had been signed" as of last week, though Handler has been very vocal since announcing her forthcoming E! departure that she'd love to take her show to the streaming service either as a late night-style series or taped version of a Sirius [...]
The new season of Trailer Park Boys won't be on Netflix until the fall, but for now there's this preview/round of life updates from Ricky, Julian, Bubbles, and even J-Roc. Julian runs a new bar/gym, Ricky has insulated his trailer with weed, Bubbles has started a "Shed-n-Breakfast" for kitties, and J-Roc has a new line of homemade vodka, so it sounds like things are going pretty well.
Today Netflix announced that they've signed former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in an upcoming original comedy series on the streaming network, Deadline reports. Titled Grace and Frankie, the half-hour series was created by Friends co-creator Marta Kaufmman and Howard J. Morris, who most recently produced on TBS's Sullivan & Son, and has earned a 13-episode order from Netflix.
According to the press release, Grace and Frankie stars Fonda and Tomlin "as long-time nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) who are facing the last chapter of their lives. When their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to [...]