Jerry Seinfeld


Netflix secures first Middle East original

Netflix has ordered an Adel Karam stand-up comedy special, its first original production in the Middle East. The Lebanese comedian will see his debut on Netflix worldwide in 2018. Kamal will go back to his hometown to record his performances, appearing in Beirut’s Casino du Liban. Produced by Creative Arab Talent, Karam will tackle everything […]

Jerry Seinfeld leaves Crackle for Netflix

US streamer Netflix has pulled off a big-money coup by signing comedian and writer Jerry Seinfeld to an exclusive multi-faceted production deal. Seinfeld was previously with Sony’s on-demand platform Crackle, with various commentators immediately noting this is among the first cases of a major VOD platform poaching talent from another. The pact will see 24 […]

Seinfeld SVOD auction ends in Hulu win

Hulu has beaten off stiff competition to acquire US SVOD rights to classic comedy Seinfeld for a reported US$180 million. Seinfeld co-creator and star Jerry Seinfeld took to the stage with Hulu programming execs to unveil the deal at the Disney, NBCuniversal and 21st Century Fox-owned platform’s Digital Content NewFront yesterday. Yahoo and Amazon Prime […]

More Jerry Seinfeld and original series for Crackle

Crackle has ordered another season of its signature show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee as well as several new and returning shows. The Sony Pictures Television-owned online channel has just launched the third season of the web series in which comedian Jerry Seinfeld takes other comics for a car ride and coffee. Sony produces the […]

Crackle orders more eps of Seinfeld web series

Sony’s online channel Crackle has ordered 24 more episodes of web comedy series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Ten episodes of the web series were released last year. The show, which is produced by Sony-backed producer Embassy Row, features comedian Jerry Seinfeld talking to fellow comedians while travelling in a car. The first series featured […]