TV News Roundup: Jenny Slate’s Netflix Comedy Special Sets October Premiere

Variety | 9/16/2019 | Anna Tingley
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In today’s TV news roundup, Jenny Slate’s first Netflix comedy special “Stage Fright” premieres Oct. 22, and Netflix also releases the first trailer for its upcoming comedy “Living with Yourself,” out Oct. 18.

Jenny Slate‘s first full-length comedy special “Stage Fright” will launch on Netflix Oct. 22. In it, the comedian and actress shares intimate aspects of her life on-stage as she delves into stories about her visit to a midnight Catholic Mass and the ghosts that haunted her childhood home.

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Netflix has released the first trailer for its forthcoming comedy “Living With Yourself,“ premiering Oct. 18. The eight-episode series stars Paul Rudd as a struggling man named Miles who finds himself transformed into an improved version of himself after undergoing a novel spa treatment. Aisling Bea stars as Rudd’s wife as he deals with the consequences of his actions. Told from multiple perspectives, the show is created by Timothy Greenberg (“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”).

Netflix has shared a teaser for its upcoming original series “Daybreak” ahead of its Oct. 24 debut. Starring Matthew Broderick, Krysta Rodriguez, Colin Ford and Sophie Simnett, the post-apocalyptic series centers around a group of high-schoolers after they survive a fatal nuclear blast.

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Kicking off the first week of October, ABC‘s “Cast from the Past Week” will reunite cast members and creative teams from the network’s most beloved series as they guest star in contemporary shows. Robert Sean Leonard will guest-star in “The Good Doctor” on Oct. 7 (reuniting with his “House” creator David Shore), while Oct. 8 will see John Goodman and Dan...
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