Plenty of industries are hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic, and that includes entertainment. But while movies and TV shows are starting to get back into production, live stand-up comedy shows are still mostly non-existent because gathering a bunch of people in a single room to open their mouths and guffaw incessantly isn’t the smartest movie when there’s a contagious virus kicking around. But Netflix recently put together a little video to hold us over with some of their biggest comedy stars.
Netflix asked comedian Neal Brennan to check in with some of his fellow comics like Adam Sandler, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Tig Notaro, John Mulaney, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Tiffany Haddish, David Letterman, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman, Steve Martin, and many more. Brennan wanted to provide some levity not just for the comedians stuck at home without an audience, but also for their fans who miss seeing the on stage, so he asks them all about their favorite jokes, comics, previous jobs, and more. Read More »
To honor the late Jerry Stiller, TBS will run a Frank Costanza marathon this Saturday. Which means you can expect to see a whole bunch of Stiller’s iconic moments all on one day, stretched over the course of a few hours. Stiller, the father of Ben Stiller, and a comedy legend with over 65 years in the business, died on Monday at the age of 92.
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Jerry Seinfeld has a new Netflix stand-up special this month, but he hasn’t exactly been laying low all these years. In his spare time, Seinfeld has been making Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, in which he drives around with other comics and shoots the breeze. Believe it or not, Comedians has been around for 11 seasons, and according to Seinfeld, there probably won’t be a season 12.
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Jerry Seinfeld doesn’t have to do another stand-up special. In fact, he probably doesn’t have to do anything anymore, except collect cars and count his money. But he’s back on the stage anyway in Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill, a new stand-up special that has Seinfeld immediately talking about how silly it is for him to be doing this sort of thing again. See for yourself in the new trailer below!
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James Bond may by MIA during this current global crisis (at least until November), but have no fear: Jerry Seinfeld is swooping in to save the day, or at least to lighten the mood. The acclaimed comedian is about to shake and stir up the comedy community with his first original stand-up special in 22 years on Netflix. And true to form — and to the tongue-in-cheek title — the first teaser for his special Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill is a send-up of the famous Agent 007. Watch the Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill teaser below.
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With all the chaos that’s going on in the world, we’re going to need some good laughs over the next couple months. Thankfully, Netflix will have us covered for at least a couple hours in May when comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Patton Oswalt debut new stand-up comedy specials on the streaming service. Get details on both of them below. Read More »
Netflix has lost mega-hit shows like The Office and Friends from its streaming library, but it just gained a beloved show about nothing.
The streaming giant has locked down the global streaming rights to Seinfeld for five years, giving Netflix a win after it suffered some notable losses to competing streaming services. Get the details of the Seinfeld Netflix deal below. Read More »
Plenty of Seinfeld fans are probably hungry for some kind of special celebration in honor the show’s 30th anniversary. We’re not sure if there’s anything in the works on that front, but there will at least be some new programming with Jerry Seinfeld getting back in cars and getting some coffee (and maybe some breakfast, lunch or dinner) with some of the biggest names in comedy.
A new season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is coming to Netflix later this month, and the first trailer shows off the impressive roster that Seinfeld is talking to this time, including Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Matthew Broderick, Martin Short, and more. But first, Seinfeld wants to call off all the blatant ripoffs of the series that have spawned since his web series took off. There are a lot more than you may have realized.
Anyway, get a load of some of the conversations in the new Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee trailer below. Read More »
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Like many network sitcoms, Seinfeld was shot on a soundstage. Even though the show takes place in New York, it never actually shot in any real locations, even though establishing shots in the series showed off real footage of the city before transitioning to artificial sets. But soon enough, Seinfeld fans in New York will be able to immerse themselves in the world of the classic sitcom thanks to The Seinfeld Experience, opening this fall in honor of the show’s 30th anniversary. Read More »
Jonah Hill made his directorial debut last year with mid90s, and he already has a follow-up ready. This isn’t a film, though – it’s a music video. Hill has directed a Vampire Weekend music video for the song “Sunflower,” and he’s somehow managed to recruit Jerry Seinfeld to make an appearance. Watch the “Sunflower” music video below.
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