Aziz Ansari

Netflix greenlights Ansari comedy

Streaming service Netflix has given the greenlight to an untitled comedy series from stand-up and comic actor Aziz Ansari. Ansari, who has starred in a number of Netflix stand-up specials, co-created the show with Parks and Recreation’s Alan Yang. They will executive produce alongside Michael Schur, David Miner and Dave Becky. Parks and Rec producer […]

Aziz Ansari inks Netflix deal

Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari has agreed a deal with Netflix and the streaming service will debut his upcoming stand-up special Buried Alive. Ansari, who stars in NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation, announced his plans to release the performance directly on Netflix in a Twitter post. The comic actor has previously made his performances […]

ABC Oz catches MTV’s Catfish

Australian public broadcaster ABC has bought MTV reality series Catfish. The show, based on the eponymous movie, follows young couples who fall in love online despite never having met in person. ABC’s public broadcast counterpart, SBS, has also acquired several MTV shows. It has picked up Dudesons in America, MTV Unplugged and Aziz Ansari sketch […]