022: Comedy Specials, Game Shows and Kids’ Content

With Thanksgiving out of the way, the floodgates are open for news related to content as the publicity departments prepare for the holiday news lull. So, that means Dustin and Tony are here to discuss all the latest news including a Star Wars game show coming to Disney+, CBS All Access diving into the kids’ market and Hulu expanding their content creation to narrative films. All of that and more as we discuss the last two weeks’ worth news and what they are looking forward to over the next week.

Netflix:
Netflix commissions ‘ONI’ from Oscar-nominated animation studio Tonko House: https://deadline.com/2019/11/netflix-greenlights-japanese-folklore-animated-series-oni-from-oscar-nominated-studio-tonko-house-1202791693/
Aardman Animation creating holiday stop-motion special: https://deadline.com/2019/11/shaun-the-sheep-outfit-aardman-stop-motion-christmas-short-netflix-1202792760/
Tyler Perry announces next project is a thriller for Netflix: https://deadline.com/2019/11/tyler-perry-announces-next-project-star-studded-netflix-film-a-fall-from-grace-1202793958/
Netflix signs an international distribution deal with South Korean JTBC: https://deadline.com/2019/11/netflix-inks-multi-year-deal-with-south-korean-media-company-jtbc-1202794217/
Netflix wins the bidding war for Ali Wong comedy specials: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/netflix-wins-bidding-war-pair-ali-wong-stand-up-specials-1259033

Prime Video:
New docuseries focusing on Australian cricket team announced: https://deadline.com/2019/11/the-test-a-new-era-for-australias-team-docuseries-amazon-prime-video-1202794180/

Apple TV+:
Apple teams with Oprah to make music industry assault documentary: https://deadline.com/2019/12/apple-oprah-winfrey-making-music-industry-assault-documentary-with-the-invisible-war-oscar-nominees-1202799421/

Disney+:
New episodes of ‘The Proud Family” in the works: https://deadline.com/2019/11/the-proud-family-return-new-episodes-disney-plus-1202795635/
New Star Wars-themed game show coming in 2020: https://deadline.com/2019/12/star-wars-jedi-temple-challenge-jar-jar-binks-actor-will-host-disney-game-show-1202799403/
New comedy series with Kristin Chenoweth headlining in development: https://deadline.com/2019/12/kristin-chenoweth-star-the-biggest-star-in-appleton-comedy-series-disney-plus-paul-rudnick-dan-jinks-1202799300/

HBO Max:
New comedy film ‘Fashionably Black” in the works”: https://deadline.com/2019/11/michael-b-jordans-outlier-society-hbo-max-fashionably-black-alana-mayo-robin-thede-christa-gatewood-1202791596/
Greg Berlanti producing a film adaptation of ‘The Gentleman’s Guide To Vice & Virtue’: https://deadline.com/2019/11/greg-berlanti-adaptation-gentlemans-guide-to-vice-virtue-hbo-max-1202785870/
‘White House Farm’ US rights snatched up for HBO Max: https://deadline.com/2019/11/hbo-max-takes-u-s-rights-to-stephen-graham-fronted-itv-crime-drama-white-house-farm-1202797078/
New millennial workplace comedy gets a pilot commitment: https://deadline.com/2019/12/quinta-brunson-michelle-nader-comedy-hbo-max-put-pilot-commitment-1202796620/
Upcoming period drama from the UK will air on HBO Max in the US: https://deadline.com/2019/12/uk-period-drama-boys-hbo-max-streaming-us-1202799554/
Four more stand-up specials added to upcoming slate: https://deadline.com/2019/12/hbo-max-comedy-specials-tracy-morgan-john-early-rose-matafeo-ahir-shah-1202799524/

Other Services:
Joe Jonas to travel for ‘Cup of Joe’ on Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/11/joe-jonas-quibi-cup-of-joe-travel-series-1202791282/
Quibi picks up dance competition series: https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/liza-koshy-floored-dance-competition-show-quibi-1203413195/
CBS All Access adds over one thousand episodes of children’s content: https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/26/cbs-all-access-kids-shows/
‘Thanks a Million’ boasts celebrities paying it forward at Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/11/jennifer-lopez-kristen-bell-tracy-morgan-karlie-kloss-aaron-rodgers-alex-rodriguez-quibi-thanks-a-million-1202794979/
Andy Samberg heads comedy cooking competition ‘Biggest Little Cook-Off’ at Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/11/andy-samberg-grills-up-biggest-little-cook-off-for-quibi-1202796148/
New series featuring Kirby Jenner coming to Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/12/kendall-kris-jenner-to-exec-produce-quibi-series-about-fraternal-twin-brother-instagram-parody-kirby-jenner-1202798175/
Hulu’s next comedy film gains traction: https://deadline.com/2019/12/john-cena-meredith-hagner-lil-rel-howery-vacation-friends-20th-century-fox-hulu-1202799795/

Trailers
Hunters S1 on Prime Video (??/??/20): https://youtu.be/hYxTHcoRpNo
No Activity S3 on CBS All Access (11/21/19): https://youtu.be/Rf7uoQ90V0w
The Grand Tour Presents: Seamen on Prime Video (12/13/19): https://youtu.be/s8AwizkBarM
Fuller House S5 on Netflix (12/06/19): https://youtu.be/dFSkS2WeClo
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show on Netflix (12/06/19): https://youtu.be/hLwcFvisQU8
Michelle Wolf: Joke Show on Netflix (12/10/19): https://youtu.be/k8Nfw75QASU
Who Killed Little Gregory? on Netflix (11/20/19): https://youtu.be/H–DnsJ62Mw
Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah on Netflix (12/03/19): https://youtu.be/NnjJmpzW5Aw
The Gift on Netflix (12/27/19): https://youtu.be/RvvVF8sEsNo
Jack Whitehall: Christmas with my Father on Netflix (12/12/19): https://youtu.be/GjnN1TpOIeU
Messiah S1 on Netflix (01/01/20): https://youtu.be/mjLWuzGVyew
One Day at Disney on Disney+ (12/03/19): https://youtu.be/ocpoKIHGF6k
Soundtrack on Netflix (12/18/19): https://youtu.be/9bRqe7eBqmw
Don’t F*** with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer on Netflix (12/18/19): https://youtu.be/x41SMm-9-i4
Shrill S2 on Hulu (01/24/20): https://youtu.be/C-ONRwXazd8
Togo on Disney+ (12/20/19): https://youtu.be/HMfyueM-ZBQ
AJ and the Queen on Netflix (01/10/20): https://youtu.be/FfvnMu0maM8
Lost in Space S2 on Netflix (12/24/19): https://youtu.be/Zdgt-JzJ6b0

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