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 »
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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You might remember hearing in January of last year that Netflix had struck a huge deal with Jerry Seinfeld for a couple of new comedy specials and the rights to the entire library of the documentary talk show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. That deal also included a plan for new episodes to stream exclusively on Netflix, and they’re finally arriving in the Netflix library next month.
A new Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee trailer shows off all the new episodes coming to Netflix in July, and they include Jerry Seinfeld cruising around with Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, Dave Chappelle and the late comedy legend Jerry Lewis. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, a video essay explores the art of sales by looking at the unconventional methods of Michael Scott from The Office. Plus, the Zack Galifianaikis web series Between Two Ferns returns with two new guests, and The Simpsons voice star Hank Azaria breaks down his career on the big and small screen. Read More »
(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)
In this edition, a video essay looks at how Andie MacDowell spent a lot of time in the 1990s getting tricked by the magic of male protagonists. Plus, watch how Netflix is mocking itself for their new promotional campaign for their exclusive stand-up specials and watch as Guillermo from Jimmy Kimmel Live interviews Emmy winners in a very unique position. Read More »
Jerry Seinfeld is a stand-up comedy legend. The comedian’s self-titled sitcom that he created with Curb Your Enthusiasm mastermind Larry David is one of the most successful network comedies of all time, which is impressive for a show that is famously about nothing. Plus, it’s kind of the inspiration for all the sitcoms following stand-up comedians that have been made in the years since. Seinfeld has yet to return to television with another original series, but he’s doing the next best thing by putting together a new stand-up special that will be available exclusively on Netflix.
Jerry Before Seinfeld is the first stand-up special in a new deal that the comedian struck with Netflix that includes an additional stand-up special and the rights to the web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. What’s great about this new special is it looks like it shares some traits with Jerry Seinfeld’s outstanding stand-up documentary Comedian, in what it reveals about Seinfeld’s early years behind the mic. Watch the trailer below for a sneak peek. Read More »
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Netflix has plenty of original programming coming to the streaming service in September, and teasers for two of their biggest comedy offerings have just hit the web.
First up, Nick Kroll is trying his hand at animated comedy with a new series called Big Mouth that he co-created with Andrew Goldberg, which focuses on the nightmare of going through puberty as a teen, envisioning hormones as giant monsters who are bad influences on teenagers. It looks delightfully twisted and weird for a coming-of-age series.
Additionally, Netflix has also announced the premiere date for Jerry Seinfeld‘s new stand-up special, which is part of the big deal the comedian struck with the streaming service for several specials as well as his series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Along with the date, they’ve also released several clips for you to enjoy.
Check out the Big Mouth teasers and Jerry Seinfeld stand-up clips down below. Read More »
As Netflix has started to increase their library of stand-up specials, we haven’t been shy about calling the streaming service the new king of stand-up comedy. While HBO was once the prime destination for exclusive, high quality stand-up acts, they haven’t been as dedicated to the cause in recent years. The cable subscription service still has a fantastic library of stand-up available through HBO GO, and every now and then they come out with a great new special (Pete Holmes being the most recent example), but Netflix has been locking down some of the biggest names in the business for exclusive deals, and that’s just the beginning.
And here we are: there will be new 2017 Netflix stand-up specials arriving every single week. Let’s dive into the growing Netflix stand-up comedy library below.
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