Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola have been working on a Christmas special since last year, and now it finally has a name, home, and very first teaser. A Very Murray Christmas is officially headed to Netflix this December, and George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Miley Cyrus are set to make appearances. Check out the first teaser for the special above.
Grace and Frankie, created by Marta Kaufman of Friends’ fame and Howard J. Morris, is the Nancy Meyers sitcom of my personal dreams. It has top-quality kitchens, AARP romance, the absurdly-named children of hippies, beautiful sweaters, uppity people getting their due at fancy parties, statement necklaces, good wines I’ll never get to drink, not one but two type-A business ladies learning how to love, colorful caftans, a difficult dog, four of my favorite actors (Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Sam Waterson, and Martin Sheen) from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today, and women of a certain age doing drugs. This is a warm bath of a program and I love it in [...]
Over a year ago Netflix ordered a new half-hour comedy starring former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and the streaming network released the first trailer today. From Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman, Grace and Frankie stars Fonda and Tomlin as two "long-time nemeses" whose husbands (played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) fall in love with each other and announce they want to get married. Grace and Frankie's 13-episode season debuts on Netflix Friday, May 8th.
Great news, Mr. Show fans: David Cross and Bob Odenkirk's upcoming Netflix sketch show With Bob and David is taping live segments in Los Angeles later this month. Cross revealed the news on Facebook today:
So yes indeed, the worst kept secret on the planet (besides Tom Cotton's homosexuality) is finally out. Bob and I (and several of the old Mr. Show gang as well as a bunch of new, talented folks), are putting together four half hours of brand new sketch comedy. We are a little over halfway through shooting the pre-tapes and then we start putting together the live elements and shooting those starting in [...]
Chris Tucker's first full-length standup special is headed to Netflix. According to THR, the streaming network is set to debut Chris Tucker Live on Friday, July 10th. "Chris Tucker is a true global movie star and a one-of-a-kind talent whose remarkable energy, delivery and original style make him one of the funniest comedians of our time," said Netflix exec Ted Sarandos. "We cannot wait to share his distinct and hilarious voice with our members across the globe." Chris Tucker Live was filmed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta and "will showcase his comedic chops, including impersonations, as he shares his experiences from childhood to his success in Hollywood.