Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) has come a long way since being rescued from a crazy cult that tricked her into living in an underground bunker for 15 years. She learned a whole lot about the world in the first season of her show, dealt with some of the issues that she buried deep within her mind in the second season, and now for the upcoming third season, she’s setting out to make something of herself by going to college.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is returning to Netflix in May with an all-new season, and the latest trailer for the series from 30 Rock executive producers Robert Carlock and Tina Fey promises plenty more silliness. Plus, we’ll also get the return of several prominent guest stars, including Jon Hamm as Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne, and Fred Armisen as Robert Durst.
Watch the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 trailer below. Read More »
Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017 by Angie Han
Netflix announced a whole bunch of upcoming release dates last week, but leave it to Titus Andromedon to be fashionably late. On the bright side, this means he gets to capitalize on the renewed buzz surrounding Beyoncé’s Lemonade following her showstopping performance at the Grammys last night — because, naturally, the first Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 teaser has him doing his very best knockoff rendition of “Hold Up.”
Watch the first official Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 teaser, which also reveals the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 premiere date, below. Read More »
If you haven’t taken the time to watch the first season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix, stop what you’re doing, take a few hours to binge through all 13 of the episodes, and then come back. Because today we have the first trailer for the second season of the comedy series from 30 Rock creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
Ellie Kemper is back as the young, clueless woman still adjusting to life in New York City after escaping the bunker of a wacky cult who had convinced her that the world had ended. This time Kimmy is on the hunt for a new job, maybe a new man, and still has plenty of new adventures with her roommate Titus (Tituss Burgess) and former employer turned peculiar friend Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski).
Watch the Unbrakable Kimmy Schmidt season 2 trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2016 by Angie Han
As New York Fashion Week draws to a close, a late-breaking contender for this year’s best collection has just hit the runways. No, it’s not the latest from Marc Jacobs or Kate Spade or Kanye West. It’s Netflix’s “Spring 2016 Sparkly Shoe Resort Line,” as modeled by the unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
… Okay, you got us. We’re not talking about a real fashion line here. We’re talking about the first Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 2 teaser trailer, in which Kimmy (Ellie Kemper), Jacqueline Voorhees (Jane Krakowski), and Titus Andromedon (Tituss Burgess) strut their stuff like the world’s most elite supermodels. Watch the super sweet, super stylish video after the jump. Read More »
Netflix has released a new study revealing just how long it takes for viewers to become hooked by a television show. According to the data from the global streaming service, viewers are rarely hooked by a show in the pilot episode.
Netflix analyzed its global streaming data* across the inaugural seasons of some of today’s most popular shows – both Netflix original series and shows that premiered on other networks – looking for signals that pointed to when viewers became hooked. It turns out that when commercial breaks and appointment viewing are stripped away and consumers can watch an entire season as they choose, you can see fandom emerge. That is, 70% of viewers who watched the hooked episode went on to complete season one or more poetically, when members were hooked and there was no turning back.
So how long did it take popular television shows to hook the viewers? Find out, after the jump.
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This morning brought the nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards, and while the winners (and losers) won’t be revealed until September 20th on Fox, the nominations themselves are enough to stir up some conversation.
When it comes down to itt’s all a matter of personal preference, and the opinions of average viewers don’t always match up with what the Emmys have cooked up. But we can’t help but notice some of the more annoying snubs, as well as some wonderful surprises, in this year’s round of honorees.
Check out our list of 2015 Emmy snubs and surprises after the jump! Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by Angie Han
At first glance, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt don’t seem to have much in common. One is an explosive thriller set in a dusty dystopian hellscape; the other is a colorful sitcom about a naive young woman trying to make it in the big city. But both are about women who’ve been abducted, and both are about what happens once those women break free.
In Kimmy’s case, that involved becoming the subject of her own “Bed Intruder“-style viral video. But Furiosa and the wives didn’t get one, because the only musician employed in that horrible society is too busy rocking a combination flamethrower/guitar for the bad guys.
Happily, one YouTuber has now decided to correct that grave injustice. Watch the Mad Max Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt mashup you didn’t know you needed, after the jump. Read More »
One of the great mysteries of Netflix is how many people are watching. We know there are over 40 million domestic subscribers, but what those people are actually watching, and when, is something only the company itself knows. Netflix does not share ratings data. As streaming becomes more and more prominent, however, ratings are something many people are curious about. Now one company is offering up data on how many people are watching stuff on Netflix… with a major caveat.
A San Diego-based company called Luth Research has put together a large sample of test subjects (about 2,500) that allows them to gauge what and when people are watching on Netflix. Their research, however, only accounts for people who are watching directly on Netflix, meaning on your computer, phone or tablet. Anyone watching through another service – a gaming system, an internet-enabled TV, a Roku – is not counted.
So what were the results? Below, find out the rough first Netflix ratings for Daredevil, House of Cards, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bloodline and more. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 by Angie Han
If you were a big fan of NBC’s Thursday night comedy lineup circa 2010, has Netflix got just the thing for you. Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (30 Rock), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stars Ellie Kemper (The Office) as a woman rescued from a doomsday cult. Eager to start fresh after 15 years underground, she heads to New York City.
Also starring are Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess, both of 30 Rock. (He was D’Fawn from Queen of Jordan). Watch the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt trailer after the jump. Read More »
Tina Fey‘s new show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, was going to be a mid-season replacement on NBC. That network, of course, is where Fey got her big break on Saturday Night Live; then it became the butt of her jokes on the award-winning sitcom 30 Rock. So it seemed like the perfect fit.
However, in what seems to be a happy split, the show – which stars Office-alum Ellie Kemper as a cult dropout trying to make it in New York City- will now debut on Netflix in March 2015. More so, it got an immediate two-season order from the streaming company. Read more about the new Tina Fey show and the move to Netflix below. Read More »