As an early adopter and prolific user of Twitter, Emojis, Instagram, you name it, actress and standup comedian Chelsea Peretti is somewhat of an authority on all things social media.
So when she says it’s time to move away from our internet-obsessed culture and get back to the basics, we should probably listen.
This is just one of the topics Peretti will be exploring in her upcoming one-hour standup special, One of the Greats, which premieres in November on Netflix.
In the meantime, Peretti is back for another season playing self-absorbed office manager Gina on Fox’s breakout hit Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which debuts in a new timeslot this Sunday.
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Former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac has a brand new special coming out next month. According to Deadline, Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 21st on both Netflix and as a 1,000 piece limited edition vinyl LP through Cenac's own production company Amalgamated Bear. Directed by Cenac and filmed at Brooklyn's Union Hall, the special will follow "Wyatt’s observations ranging from the weirdness of adults giving each other hickeys, to watching the neighborhood where his grandmother lived for decades become the backdrop for at least three network sitcoms, a cop drama and probably a reality show about cheesemongers." The special features appearances from Eugene Mirman, [...]
Earlier this year, Netflix announced that the Canadian mockumentary hit Trailer Park Boys would be returning for an eighth and ninth season on the streaming network this fall, and today Netflix released a quick teaser and official premiere date of September 5th. Click through to watch the teaser for the upcoming 10-episode season, then check out our TPB beginner's guide to get pumped for the return of everyone's favorite Canadian trailer trash heroes.
Good news for Arrested Development fans: You can count on Netflix to make a fifth season happen. While addressing some of the streaming network's plans for the next few years, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos threw out a small mention of the possibility of another Arrested Development season and had this to say:
Sarandos is also "positive" that another season of Arrested Development is in the offing: "It's just a matter of when," he says, adding that sorting out actors' schedules is a concern: It was "a fair criticism" of last year's revival of the cult comedy "that the cast didn't appear on screen often enough [...]
Last month it was announced that Chelsea Handler had signed on to star in a new talk show for Netflix. Right now, all we know about Handler's show is that it's slated to premiere in October 2016 and will be the first series to be released at a specific time block on the streaming service. According to Business Insider, Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently addressed the company's intentions with Handler's show, which will be heavily influenced by the changing ways people watch late night shows today:
"People are not watching scripted programming the way they used to. They're also not watching these late-night talk shows [...]