ICYMI: Samantha Bee’s Message to Comedy Women, The Mindy Project Ends, and ‘Stripes’ Becomes a TV Show
Samantha Bee speaks out about the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Louis C.K. She’s encouraging women to push back against sexual harassment. You can read more about what she said in last week’s Comedy After Dark.
Veep’s executive producer Frank Rich told Press Pool the last season’s production has been postponed while star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, is going through treatment for her breast cancer. She has been documenting her progress on social media throughout treatment.
‘The Mindy Project’ has come to an end after a six season run. Mindy Kaling discussed the show’s surprise ending.
A ‘Stripes’ television show is happening. The show will be produced by Tom Pollack and Julius Goldy Sharpe along with Reitman and producers Amie Karp and Peter Fried.
Coming Soon: Dave Chappelle Premiering Third Comedy Special on Netflix
Netflix has announced that Dave Chappelle’s first exclusively made for Netflix comedy special, titled Equanimity, will be premiering on December 31. The comedian has already had two specials on Netflix, Dave Chappelle: The Age of Sin and Dave Chappelle: Deep in the Heart of Texas, both of which came from Chappelle’s personal collection. The teaser trailer below for Dave Chappelle: Equanimity also features another Netflix star (hint she’s from Stranger Things).
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