Netflix has big stand-up plans for 2019. The streaming network announced today that it will debut a “stand-up comedy event series” sometime next year, which will feature half-hour sets from 47 comedians from different parts of the world. The specials will tape at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal later this month as well as São Paolo, Mexico City, Mumbai, Berlin, and Amsterdam, resulting in specials that are in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Dutch, German, and English. Here’s the lineup of comedians who will tape their sets at JFL:
Two additional comedians to be announced
K. Trevor Wilson
The series, which is currently untitled, will release all the specials at once sometime in 2019, so get ready for the 2019 Netflix Stand-up Avalanche now.