Netflix To Release 47 New Stand-Up Specials At The Same Time, Featuring Comedians From Around The World

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Netflix is heavily investing in the space of stand-up comedy as it has now been revealed that the network is preparing to kick off an international stand-up series. What makes this particular series noteworthy is that Netflix will release a total of 47 stand-up specials. The specials which are set to film at the upcoming ‘Just For Laughs’ in Montreal will feature comedians from around the world. At the moment, a title for the international project is not known but the network has shared we should expect the series to be available in 2019. Check out the line-up of comedians set to feature, below (via Vulture). What’re your thoughts on this latest move by Netflix?

United States

Chris D’Elia
Neal Brennan
Nicole Byer
Nick Swardson

United Kingdom

Nish Kumar
Joel Dommett
Mae Martin
Ellie Taylor

France

Shirley Souagnon
Jason Brokerss
Two additional comedians to be announced

Africa

Loyiso Gola
Loyiso Madinga
Tumi Morake
Riaad Moosa

Australia

Joel Creasey
Nazeem Hussain

New Zealand

Urzila Carlson
Cal Wilson

Canada

Adib Alkhalidey
François Bellefeuille
Ivan Decker
Louis-José Houde
Katherine Levac
Dave Merheje
Deanne Smith
K. Trevor Wilson

Middle East

Moayad Alnefaie
Adi Khalefa
Rawsan Hallak
Ibraheem Alkhairallah

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