Netflix has announced several new shows for its upcoming comedy festival. Taking place in more than thirty locations in Los Angeles from April 28 to May 8, Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival has just announced that several shows will be added, including John Mulaney at The Hollywood Bowl and Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration Hosted by Comedian billy eichner at the Greek Theater.
Netflix is a Joke is the streaming giant’s multi-platform brand dedicated to all things comedy. From monologues to sketches to movies, everything going through Netflix is a joke. Now, Netflix is partnering with Live Nation to keep fans laughing during the festival. The festival will include everything from stand-up, live table reads of Netflix shows, exclusive screenings of upcoming Netflix projects, live podcast recordings, and more. Select shows at the festival will be recorded and available for fans to watch at a later date on Netflix.
Netflix is kidding: The Festival announced that day tickets will go on sale today with a video teaser. The video is a mock nature documentary, with humorous narration discussing how big the festival has become. Tickets for the festival will go on sale to the general public on April 8, with presale tickets available beginning at 10 a.m. At the Hollywood Palladium. The mini-fest will feature merchandise, food, drinks, photo opportunities, interactive experiences and much more. The minifestival will also feature a nightly comedy show, The Drop-In, featuring a different host each night with surprise appearances from some of the biggest names in comedy. For more information and to reserve your free Outdoors At Hollywood Palladium tickets, visit Netflix’s It’s A Joke website.
Newly Announced Shows Include a Live Table Reading from Netflix I have nevera screening of the new Mike Myers/Netflix movie The Pentaveratea comedy show hosted by bill burr, international stand-up, and much more. All of this adds to the already impressive roster of talent previously announced for the festival.
The latest information on Netflix Is A Joke Fest and a full schedule can be found here. Check out the announcement video below:
Check out the list of new shows announced to join the festival below:
JOHN MULANEY – BIME Hollywood Bowl
- John Mulaney: From Scratch with Special Guest Earthquake- Guests were encouraged to dress in evening wear.
SNOOP DOGG – Hollywood Palladio
- Snoop Dogg F*cn Around Comedy Special (Recorded)– Snoop hosts a night of legendary black comics. With Katt Williams, Mike Epps, Sommore and more.
BILLY EICHNER HOST SPOTLIGHT: AN LGBTQ+ CELEBRATION: THE GREEK THEATRE
- HIGHLIGHTS: An LGBTQ+ celebration: (Recorded) billy eichner host a night of stellar entertainment with Bob the Drag Queen, Eddie Izzard, Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere, Guy Branum, James Adomian, Joel Kim Booster, Judy Gold, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Marsha Warfield, Matteo Lane, Patti Harrison, River Butcher, Sam Jay, Sandra Bernhard, Scott Thompson, Solomon Georgio, Tig Notaro, Todd Glass, Trixie Mattel, Wanda Sykes and more to be announced soon. Highlight It is produced by Page Hurwitz, Wanda Sykes (Push It Productions), Brian Graden and Dave Mace (Brian Graden Media).
SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO – The Wiltern
- Sebastián Maniscalco: Nobody does this tour
BILL BURR – Hollywood Palladium
- Bill Burr and his friends (Recorded)– The American comedian, director, actor, and creator of F is For Family invites you to join him and your favorite comedians for some joke-filled time.
FRANCO ESCAMILLA – Hollywood Pantages Theater
- Auditory Voyeur (recorded)
INTERNATIONAL STAND-UP – Laugh Factory
- The best of Brazil with Fabiano Cambota, Maurício Meirelles, Rodrigo Marques, Bruna Louise, Criss Paiva, Léo Lins, Murilo Couto, Patrick Maia, Rafinha Bastos, with the host Manu Maciel. also presenting comedy women, made in canada, Made in the UK, Spanglish presented by Pablo Rodriguez, Musical Comedy Jam, All-Star Comedy Hosted by Finesse MitchellMaz Jobrani and Friends, and chocolate ice cream.
NEAL BRENNAN – Long at the Coronet
JACQUELINE NOVAK – Long at the Coronet
I HAVE NEVER
- I have never lived reading tables: Co-creators Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher will host a live table read with your favorite cast members, giving you an exclusive first look at Season 3. Join Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Darren Barnet, Jaren Lewison, Lee Rodriguez , Ramona Young, Richa Moorjani, Niecy Nash, Megan Suri, Rushi Kota and more.
- Cobra Kai: live and rough: Join the cast of Netflix phenomenon Cobra Kai for an unprecedented one-night-only celebration! This blast from the Cobra Kai universe includes exclusive cast chats, live musical performances, photo ops with fans and plenty of surprises. Dress-ups are encouraged – break out those chalk, shower curtains, and mohawks! Hit first. Hit hard. Mercilessly.
PENTAVERATE FANS SCREENING
- The premiere of the Pentaverate: Mike Myers and the cast of The Pentaverate are hosting a FREE world premiere screening of Episode 1 of Netflix’s newest comedy series, including a special cast appearance. About the Pentaverate: What if a secret society of five men has been working to influence world events for the greater good since the Black Death of 1347? At the start of this new series, an unlikely Canadian journalist is thrust into a mission to uncover the truth and possibly save the world himself. Remember, the Pentaverate must never be exposed!
SOMEONE FEED PHIL FANS PROJECTION
- Laugh With Your Mouth Full: An Evening With Phil Rosenthal. Join Phil Rosenthal for a special early screening of Somebody Feed Phil’s Season 5 episode, Oaxaca. Fans will also enjoy light bites and a Q&A with Phil moderated by Jimmi Simpson.
- Happy Hour Movie Trivia with the Cast of Blockbuster: Join Randall Park, Melissa Fumero, JB Smoove and Tyler Alvarez to test your movie knowledge in this pub trivia game as the cast of Blockbuster compete with each other for the bragging rights of who is Netflix is a prank movie fan. About: The series takes place at the latest Blockbuster Video in the US and explores what it takes, and more specifically who it takes, for a small business to succeed against all odds.
- FLY ON THE WALL WITH DANA CARVEY AND DAVID SPADE – The Wiltern
- READING WITH KID FURY AND CRISSLE – The Theater at Ace Hotel
- BEST FRIENDS WITH NICOLE BYER AND SASHEER ZAMATA – The Regent Theater
- YOU DID IT WEIRD WITH PETE HOLMES – Avalon Hollywood
STAR LINEUPS ADDED TO PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED SHOWS
AMY SCHUMER AND FRIENDS – Hollywood Palladium
- Presenting: Lil Rel Howery, Chris Distefano, Christina P, Janelle James, Ron Funches, Rachel Feinstein, and Jaye McBride
JANE FONDA & LILY TOMLIN: LADIES NIGHT LIVE – Hollywood Palladium
- Presenting: Michelle Buteau, Avi Gilbert, Cristela Alonzo, Margaret Cho, Heather McMahan, and Tracey Ashley
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