'The Daily Show' comic Michelle Wolf lands a weekly talk show on Netflix

'The Daily Show' comic Michelle Wolf lands a weekly talk show on Netflix

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If you bailed on The Daily Show after John Stewart left, you may not be familiar with the comedic brilliance of Michelle Wolf. Netflix aims to fix that.

Later this year, the streaming service will launch a half-hour talk show starring Wolf. New episodes of the series will air on a weekly basis, eschewing the binge-friendly release format Netflix typically embraces.

Netflix is aiming for the series to offer viewers "a break from the seriousness of late night comedy." We don't know much about the series — it doesn't even have a title at this point — but Netflix did share a vague description of its agenda: "Instead of making the news fun, she’ll make fun of everything and everybody.  There will be no preaching or political agenda…unless it’s funny." Read more...

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