Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Lineup of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials

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Netflix recently announced new stand-up comedy specials by Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Iliza Shlesinger. Today, they’ve added to that list, revealing premiere dates and synopses for eight new specials from a variety of high-profile comics. Find those below.

Cedric the Entertainer: Live from the Ville – Premieres Friday, Sept. 16
Comedy icon 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.

Russell Peters: Almost Famous – Premieres Friday, Oct. 7
Peters is back and as fearless as ever in his newest comedy special. In front of a sold-out audience in Toronto, Peters makes a triumphant return focusing on his two favorite subjects: family and race.

Joe Rogan: Triggered – Premieres Friday, Oct. 21
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 – Premieres Friday, Nov. 4
Emmy Award-winning comedian and former SNL star Carvey makes quite the impression with his distinctive brand of comedy in his new, outrageously funny stand-up special filmed at The Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Mass.

Colin Quinn: The New York Story – Premieres Friday, Nov. 18
SNL veteran 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 none other than Jerry Seinfeld.

Michael Che Matters – Premieres Friday, Nov. 25
SNL Weekend Update co-anchor and former Daily Show correspondent 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, New York.

Reggie Watts: Spatial – Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 6
Comedian/musician 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 – Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 20
One of the most popular comedians in the world with sell-out concerts in more than 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, Ill.

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