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Netflix Is A Joke Fest Sets Live Shows With Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Jamie Foxx, David Letterman, Wanda Sykes And More Comedy Legends

Netflix is about to serve a flood of funny in Los Angeles with its Netflix is a Joke Fest, set for April 27-May 3. For one week, the streaming giant is partnering with Live Nation to bring over 100 live shows and events to various venues in L.A. with recorded shows available on the platform later this year. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IeEHXX

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‘Love Is Blind’: Netflix Announces Reunion Special, Which Will Post on YouTube

The announcement of a “Love Is Blind” reunion comes as viewers brace themselves for the show’s two-hour finale, which premieres Feb. 27 on Netflix. The streamer premiered the show over the course of three weeks, with the first four episodes on Feb. 13, followed by five more episodes on Feb. 20. – Michael Schneider, Variety » https://ift.tt/3931ulu

Mo Willems Inks Deal With HBO Max For Multiple Animated Specials

Previously announced and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, Don’t Let the Pigeon Do Storytime! is a premium, live-action family comedy special featuring Willems and the Story Time All-Stars, a group of celebrities, comedians and actors, performing live readings and sketch comedy inspired by Willems’ work, as well as a few surprise musical guests. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2SZAHB5

Netflix Hit With Sex & Racial Discrimination Suit By Mo’Nique Over Comedy Special Pay

At the heart of the 10-claim and jury seeking document is Mo’Nique’s contention that the $500,000 the Reed Hastings-run streamer offered her back in 2017 for a special was not just an insult but illegal. “Netflix’s business practice of paying Black women less than non-Black women for substantially equal or similar work causes harm to Plaintiff that outweighs any reason Netflix may have for doing so,” the jury seeking complaint states. – Dominic Patten, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/32J5FPv

Seth Meyers’ Netflix special will have a button to skip Trump jokes

It’ll work similarly to the “Skip Intro” or “Next Episode” prompts you already see on Netflix. Meyers, who brought the idea to Netflix, toldCNN the button is just “another joke in the special” and shouldn’t be taken too seriously. In fact, he doesn’t think many folks will actually use it. – Kris Holt, Engadget » https://engt.co/36ybCSp

New Adventure Time Specials Coming to HBO Max in 2020

The first two, BMO and Obsidian, are set to premiere on the streaming service next year with the latter two — Wizard City and Together Again — following. It sounds like there might not be an official premiere window for the final two specials set quite yet, and none of Adventure Time: Distant Lands has a specific release date. – Rollin Bishop, ComicBook.com » https://ift.tt/31GB7Nu [photo: Cartoon Network/HBO Max]

Netflix Sets Ben Platt Concert Special (Exclusive)

Ahead of the launch of his show The Politician later this month, the streaming service is announcing a concert special with the actor-singer. The feature-length special will document the final stop on Platt’s debut tour, and be filmed live from his sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 29. An airdate and title for the special have yet to be determined. – Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter » http://thr.cm/yOMBsu

Apple to stream iPhone 11 Pro event on YouTube

[The] company is going to stream the Sept. 10 event on YouTube. Apple quietly posted a YouTube page on Friday inviting people to tune in to the event, where the company is expected to unveil three new phone models, replacing the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR with the rumored iPhone 11, 11 Max/11 Pro and 11R. Other products and services are also expected to make their debut. – Steven Musil, Cnet » https://ift.tt/2PPyR5V

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