The first trailer, which was released today, features the two friends coming up with crazy ideas for how Ansari can release his special, with the duo finally deciding on Netflix.
The special, entitled “Buried Alive,” was filmed in Philadelphia and features Ansari cracking jokes about adulthood, marriage, family, and love.
Ansari and Netflix announced the distribution deal last month, the first such deal for Netflix. Ansari told the New York Times back in August that Netfix “seems like it’s the closest delivery service of media we have that actually matches up to our preferences and expectations.”
“This is really insane. Nothing like this has ever been done on this stage.” Billie Eilish was addressing the packed crowd midway through her set at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in California’s Silicon Valley, marking the first time an artist has given a public concert at the iconic home to Apple’s keynote [...]
YouTube is out with its year-in-review lists for 2019, documenting the top videos, trends, creators, music, games and more. Leading the list of U.S. top-trending videos was beauty influencer James Charles’ “No More Lies” (pictured above), his video response to accusations of betrayal and misbehavior by vlogger Tati Westbrook. After the controversy blew up in [...]
Apple TV Plus is nearing a deal to acquire a yet-untitled Billie Eilish documentary, directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by Interscope Films, a source close to the situation confirmed to Variety. While reports have that said that film is part of a $25 million deal and has a budget between $1-2 million, a source [...]
Instagram will finally begin enforcing its policy to allow only users 13 or older to sign up for the service in most countries — or, at any rate, people who claim they’re at least 13. Starting Wednesday (Dec. 4), the Facebook-owned photo and video platform will ask for date of birth when someone creates an [...]
Amazon Music today announced the latest in its upcoming mini-documentary series, this one looking at “Mariah Carey is Christmas: The Story of “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” focused on the making of the singer’s seminal holiday hit, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the corresponding album, “Merry Christmas.” Watch the trailer here: The [...]
Producer-director Stephanie Laing aims to put a modern twist on branded content by teaming with an iconic lingerie maker to generate a showcase for fresh female talent. Laing has partnered with Authentic Brands Group, owner of Frederick’s of Hollywood, to produce a short-form “comedy-action miniseries” revolving around five women who pursue their dreams in the [...]
Comcast and NBCUniversal are promising a deeper dive on Peacock, their entry into the streaming-video wars, at a presentation set for next month. The company announced it will host an investor meeting on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, starting at 4 p.m. ET to discuss NBCU’s plans for the forthcoming Peacock streaming service, “including the overarching [...]