The stand up, seated

Netflix announces slate of new comedy specials

The quartet of stand-up shows, toplined by Bill Cosby, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr and Chelsea Peretti, join Chelsea Handler's previously announced special.
August 14, 2014

Netflix announced 4 new exclusive stand-up comedy specials on Thursday, starring Bill Cosby, Jim Jefferies (pictured, right), Bill Burr and Chelsea Peretti. They join Chelsea Handler’s previously-announced 1-hour special Uganda Be Kidding Me Live, premiering Oct. 10.

The specials will stream in the U.S. and internationally. Premiere dates are:

  • Jim Jefferies: Bare (pictured), Aug. 29.
  • One of the Greats, starring Chelsea Perretti, Nov. 14.
  • Bill Cosby 77, Nov. 28.
  • I’m Sorry You Feel That Way, starring Bill Burr, Dec. 5.

Handler’s special is part of a larger deal with the comedian that also includes 4 docu-comedy specials and a talk show – a first for the streaming service – scheduled to premiere in 2016.

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