Chelsea Handler

Ex-CBS exec lands Netflix comedy role

Former CBS syndication executive Terry Wood is working with Netflix, overseeing the streaming service’s upcoming Chelsea Handler talk show. Wood left her post as president, creative affairs and development the Eye Network’s domestic distribution arm in 2010, and went on to join Mark Burnett’s One Three Media, where she became president, unscripted and original syndication. […]

Netflix unveils slate of stand-up comedy originals

Netflix will show original comedy specials from Bill Cosby, Jim Jeffries, Chelsea Peretti and Bill Burr as its original programming drive moves into the stand-up arena. The quartet of newly-announced special will sit alongside another from Chelsea Handler, entitled Uganda Be Kidding Me Live, which has already been announced. The stand-up shows from the American […]

What can Chelsea Handler tell us about Netflix’s next steps?

The evolution of Netflix accelerates faster and faster with every announcement, and with its deal tying Chelsea Handler to a daily talk show it is taking on the networks directly. Jesse Whittock looks at the implications. Around six years back, Netflix made new blockbuster movies the priority. Then in 2011, it took the leap into […]

Netflix teams with Chelsea Handler for first talk show

Netflix is getting into the talk show business by signing a pact with Chelsea Handler. The streaming service says the show will “revolutionise” the talk show genre, and is billing it as a first of its kind for “the global on-demand generation”. It is set for all Netflix territories in 2016, and will see Handler […]