Cedric the Entertainer, Russell Peters, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy lead Netflix stand-up line-up
James R | On 26, Aug 2016
Netflix has unveiled its upcoming slate of new original stand-up comedy specials, with Cedric the Entertainer and Russell Peters leading the pack.
The line-up arrives as Netflix releases its latest original stand-up show, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking…, and follows the announcement of an Iliza Schlesinger stand-up special releasing next month.
Here’s the full schedule of new stand-up shows coming to Netflix:
Cedric the Entertainer: Live from the Ville – Friday 16th September
Cedric the Entertainer brings the laughs to Nashville, taking hilarious aim at the aggressive lyrics of today’s rap artists, raising kids in the Snapchat generation, and Obama’s legacy. The “Original King of Comedy” played to a packed house at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills – Friday 23rd September
Filmed on Saturday 23rd April at The Vic in Chicago, IL, smart, straight-talking Iliza Shlesinger returns to Netflix with her second original special.
Russell Peters: Almost Famous – Friday 7th October
Russell Peters is back and as fearless as ever in his newest comedy special, Almost Famous. In front of a sold out audience in Toronto, Canada, Peters makes a return focusing on his two favourite subjects: family and race.
Joe Rogan: Triggered – Friday 21st October
Joe Rogan takes to the stage to unleash his inquisitive and intense comedic style at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco where he explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60 – Friday 4th November
Emmy Award-winning comedian and “SNL” star Dana Carvey makes quite the impression with his distinctive brand of comedy in his new, outrageously funny stand-up special filmed at the The Wilbur Theatre in Boston
Colin Quinn: The New York Story – Friday 10th November
“SNL” veteran Colin Quinn delivers a taping of his sold out off-Broadway show to Netflix for his second stand-up special. In front of a crowd of fellow locals, Quinn presents the history of New York and the different groups who shape the personality of the city. Quinn’s show was filmed at the Schimmel Center in New York City and is directed by Jerry Seinfeld.
Michael Che Matters – Friday 25th November
“SNL” Weekend Update co-anchor and former “Daily Show” correspondent, Michael Che brings down the house with his laid-back style as he tackles society’s most controversial actions through his hilarious prism at the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse in Brooklyn.
Reggie Watts: Spatial – Tuesday 13th December
Comedian/musician Reggie Watts brings viewers along on a one-of-a-kind surrealist experimental comedy adventure. The completely improvised show weaves together sketches, short stories, and dream sequences creating a truly unique experience. Filmed live on a soundstage in Los Angeles, Watts waxes poetic about flight, grits, and guns – and takes the audience on a trip fantastic they will not soon forget.
Gabriel lglesias: I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry – Tuesday 20th December
One of the most popular comedians in the world with sell out concerts in over 24 countries, this special marks Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ Netflix original stand-up comedy debut and sixth comedy special. Watch as Fluffy reflects on his life and more before a sold-out house in Chicago.