News: 2 Netflix Specials For Louis CK

Comedian Louis C.K. is to debut two new stand-up comedy specials exclusively on Netflix. The first of the specials, entitled 2017, was filmed in Washington DC, and will premiere April 4 everywhere Netflix is available.

Six-time Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. is one of the most respected comedic voices of his generation, finding success in both television and film as well as the live stage. He can most recently be seen starring in Horace and Pete, the series he both wrote and directed. The show debuted in January 2016 and was directly distributed through his website, louisck.net, before Hulu acquired exclusive streaming rights in December. He will also be heard as the voice of “Lou” on the upcoming animated series The Cops, which he co-created. The comedy received a 10-episode, straight-to-series order at TBS and is set to premiere in 2018.

Most notably, he was executive producer, writer, director, editor, and star of FX’s hit show Louie, which has garnered multiple Emmy award nominations and wins for 5 seasons.Under his multi-year development deal with FX, Louis also serves as co-writer and producer on Baskets starring Zach Galifianakis and Better Things starring Pamela Adlon. Louis also serves as executive producer on Amazon’s One Mississippi, a comedy based on the life of comedian Tig Notaro that was recently picked up for a second season.

In 2011 he released his standup special, Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theater, directly to consumers through his website for $5. The move was hailed as groundbreaking and was a tremendous success. He released his latest stand-up special, Louis C.K. Live From The Comedy Store, in the same way in January 2015, a few months before the special premiered on FX.

He could most recently be heard as the voice of “Max” in The Secret Life of Pets. Previously, he starred alongside Bryan Cranston and Elle Fanning in Trumbo, opposite Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin in Woody Allen’sBlue Jasmine, and appeared in American Hustle.

 

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