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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ featurette: Season 3 is ‘hopeful, musical and bright’ [Watch]

23 June 2017 3:30 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

“I would describe this season as being hopeful, musical and bright,” says Ellie Kemper about “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” in a newly released featurette about season three of the Netflix comedy (watch above). “I think that Kimmy has become much more of an adult, but she’s retained these youthful worldviews.” In season three, Kimmy continues to […] »

- Daniel Montgomery

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Glow Premiere Recap: Will You Get in the Ring With the Wrestling Comedy?

23 June 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nothing about Glow, Netflix’s fictional comedy about the real Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, should work. A group of women, most of whom who have never wrestled or acted before, team up with a sketchy director to create a ladies’ wrestling TV show that’s remembered as ’80s kitsch at best? On paper, it seems like the series equivalent of slap bracelets or Garbage Pail Kids: silly fun that’s easily forgotten.

RelatedGlow: 6 Things to Know About Netflix’s Lady-Wrestling Comedy

But with a production team that includes Orange Is the New Black‘s Jenji Kohan and a »

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Glow: 6 Things to Know About Netflix's Lady-Wrestling Comedy

22 June 2017 2:14 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Yes, Netflix’s Glow provides a funny, albeit fictional, behind-the-scenes look into the rise of the 1980s phenomenon known as Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Yes, it features comedic heavy hitters like Alison Brie (Community) and Marc Maron (Maron) sporting some truly fantastic period costumes. And yes, the show’s pedigreed production team includes Orange Is the New Black‘s Carly Mensch and Nurse Jackie‘s Liz Flahive, as well as Oitnb‘s Jenji Kohan.

But Glow also provided a vital lesson to its cast, courtesy of the hands-on training the actors underwent prior to the shoot.

RelatedGlow Review: Netflix »

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TVLine Podcast: Dream Emmy Nominee Ellie Kemper Salutes Kimmy Schmidt's 'Message of Hope' for These Dark Days

22 June 2017 8:28 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Were there an Emmy category for perking up viewers when they’re down, Ellie Kemper would already have a couple for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Not that the 2016 — and hopefully 2017 — nominee would ever take all the credit for the Netflix comedy’s feel-good quality. Rather, she notes that, while so much of the TV landscape is dark, snarky or both, “this show takes a break from all of that. [Even] visually, it’s very bright. [And though] it doesn’t shy away from the idea that life sucks… at the core of the show is sort of a message of hope.”

RelatedSummer TV Calendar: »

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Reunites the Weirdos of Camp Firewood — Watch First Trailer

22 June 2017 8:21 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

As promised, the Camp Firewood ’81 gang is reuniting 10 years after their infamously strange summer together — and, surprise, things have only gotten stranger.

RelatedMarvel’s The Defenders First Look: Netflix’s Heroes Team Up, Look Tough

Netflix on Thursday released the official trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, reuniting the cast of 2015’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp — which, itself, was a prequel of 2001’s Wet Hot American Summer — for another season of debauchery, confusion and, of course, talking cans of mixed vegetables. The eight-part series drops Friday, Aug. 4.

Among the latest developments: Lindsay »

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Marvel's The Defenders First Look: Netflix's Heroes Team Up, Look Tough

21 June 2017 7:44 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Netflix’s Marvel superheroes are about to join forces… and they don’t look too thrilled about it.

The streaming service has given us a first look at Marvel’s The Defenders — the hotly anticipated comic-book team-up debuting Friday, August 18 — with a stark, black-and-white poster featuring the four heroes: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Finn Jones). Oh, and zero smiles between them.

Check out the full poster:

The crime fighters, who each have their own solo Netflix series, come together in The Defenders to “save New York City, »

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season Four Renewal for Netflix Comedy Series

13 June 2017 3:23 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Everything's coming up Kimmy. The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt TV show has been renewed for a fourth season on Netflix. Season three just premiered on May 19th. A Netflix comedy series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm, Fred Armisen, and Mike Carlsen. Kimmy (Kemper) was held by an Indiana doomsday cult leader for fifteen years. Upon her release, she decides reject the “victim” label, and moves to New York City. Read More… »

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Renewed For Season Four After Kimmy Branches Out

13 June 2017 1:20 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Netflix is going through its own version of renewal season, and while people went a little nuts over the news that Sense8 wouldn’t be returning, Kimmy fans can breathe again.

The renewal of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt might not be surprising, because people seem to still be talking about the show as much as they were after season one, but the third season was really something of a test for the show. The initial release may have won over tons of fans, and the second season was strong as well, but the third season meant it was time to really branch out, or abandon the thing. You can only play the shtick so long, and then we need to get to know something new about Kimmy.

Not only did the third season live up to those sort of expectations, providing a lot of new experiences and directions for all the characters, »

- Marc Eastman

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt renewed for season 4

13 June 2017 12:18 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Netflix has renewed its comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a fourth season.

The Tina Fey series has recently debuted its third season via Netflix, with this current set of instalments sitting at a 78 on Metacritic.

The show stars Ellie Kemper as Kimmy, a woman released into society after having been imprisoned in a bunker for a vast chunk of her life. The series also stars Tituss Burgess and Jane Krakowski, and this season saw Kimmy deciding to attend College after attaining her Ged.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been nominated for 11 Emmy Awards over its first two seasons, and showcases a similar style of humour as Tina Fey’s previous hit, 30 Rock.

Fey also has a guest role on the show to go along with her executive producing duties. Other high profile stars to make an appearance on the show include Ray Liotta, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Hamm, »

- Samuel Brace

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Gets Renewed for Season 4, But What It Needs Is an End Date

13 June 2017 11:47 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will keep on fighting. Netflix announced this morning that a fourth season of the Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comedy has been officially picked up. We don’t know much about the show’s future beyond that, though, which could potentially be a bad sign for the show’s creative future. Sometimes, the best thing that can happen to a show is for it to know when it’s ending.

Read More: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Season 3 Finally Used the Word ‘Rape’: Why It’s a Big Deal

Of course, fans of the offbeat and often dark comedy are undoubtedly pleased that the show will be coming back for Season 4, especially given the relatively inconclusive way in which Season 3 wrapped things up.

[Editor’s Note: Spoilers for Season 3, Episode 13, “Kimmy Bites an Onion!” follow.] 

While the show has always been driven by Kimmy’s (Ellie Kemper) relentless optimism, the season finale ended on a relatively down note, with Kimmy »

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Gets Renewed for Season 4, But What It Needs Is an End Date

13 June 2017 11:47 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will keep on fighting. Netflix announced this morning that a fourth season of the Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comedy has been officially picked up. We don’t know much about the show’s future beyond that, though, which could potentially be a bad sign for the show’s creative future. Sometimes, the best thing that can happen to a show is for it to know when it’s ending.

Read More: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Season 3 Finally Used the Word ‘Rape’: Why It’s a Big Deal

Of course, fans of the offbeat and often dark comedy are undoubtedly pleased that the show will be coming back for Season 4, especially given the relatively inconclusive way in which Season 3 wrapped things up.

[Editor’s Note: Spoilers for Season 3, Episode 13, “Kimmy Bites an Onion!” follow.] 

While the show has always been driven by Kimmy’s (Ellie Kemper) relentless optimism, the season finale ended on a relatively down note, with Kimmy »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt renewed for season 4

13 June 2017 11:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Chris Longo Jun 14, 2017

They alive, dammit! Netflix greenlights Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4.

It’s a miracle! Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 is officially confirmed by Netflix. The streaming service dropped all 13 episodes of season three on May 19th.&

See related  Curb Your Enthusiasm: season 9 confirmed by HBO

With Netflix recently going on a rare cancellation spree, axing Sense8 and The Get Down, fans of the series were likely holding their breath.

The company famously doesn’t release streaming data, but we do know the series was one of the “most savored,” like a nice glass of pinot noir, when Netflix gave the press a brief glimpse into what original shows performed best for the service.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane. Guests during season three included Maya Rudolph, Daveed Diggs, Laura Dern, and the return of Jon Hamm as The Reverend.

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Review: The Lego Batman Movie

13 June 2017 10:34 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

I fondly recall the purity of Lego, refusing to license media properties, preferring to keep their toys pristine and unique. Eventually, the opportunity for expanding their line was too tempting and they introduce first one, then another, and now a flood of media properties to their toys allowing you build everything from the Batcave to the Black Pearl. It was only a matter of time before they migrated from the playroom to the computer screen in a series of games that morphed into direct-to-dvd features. And now we have a whole subset of children’s films featuring the Lego version of popular heroes and villains.

One reason this explosion has been sustained is that the producers and writers have been freed to go wild, tongues firmly in cheeks, offering kinetic mayhem for the younger viewers and tons of pop culture references for the parents forced to endure repeated viewings. No »

- Robert Greenberger

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Kimmy Schmidt Renewed for Season 4

13 June 2017 9:53 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s alive, dammit: Netflix has renewed Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a fourth season, the streaming service announced on Tuesday.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

Kimmy stars Ellie Kemper as the naive survivor of a doomsday cult who moves to New York to start her life after 15 years stuck in an underground bunker. The supporting cast includes Tituss Burgess as Kimmy’s aspiring-actor roommate Titus, Jane Krakowski as her filthy rich former employer Jacqueline, and Carol Kane as her wacky landlord Lillian.

Season 3 of Kimmy debuted on Netflix last month, »

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Renewed for Season 4 at Netflix

13 June 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has been renewed for Season 4 at Netflix, Variety has learned.

The series stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane. Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond and David Miner serve as executive prodocuers. The series is produced by Universal Television, Little Stranger Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix.

Kemper plays the titular character, a woman who is looking to restart her life after she was kidnapped and held prisoner for years in a bunker by a deranged reverend. In Season 3, Kimmy decides to attend college after obtaining her Ged. Meanwhile, Titus (Burgess) returns to New York and becomes convinced that his boyfriend has cheated on him while he was away.

The series has been nominated for 11 Emmy Awards for its first two seasons, including one nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Kemper and two nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Burgess. It »

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Renewed For Season 4 By Netflix

13 June 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

It is another quick renewal for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt at Netflix. The streaming service has ordered a fourth season of the comedy series, from the 30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, less than a month after the release of the show’s third season. The Emmy-nominated series starring Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane follows the travails of Kimmy (Kemper) who, after living in a cult for fifteen years, decides to reclaim her life and start… »

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Renewed by Netflix for Season 4

13 June 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Netflix has renewed “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” for a fourth season. The Ellie Kemper comedy just dropped its third season on the streaming service May 19. Currently, Season 3 has a 95 percent (certified) “Fresh” rating among critics compiled by RottenTomatoes.com, with 81 percent of the audience saying they liked it too. Remember, Rotten Tomatoes only considers the number of positive and negative reviews, they do not ask for an actual rating. Over on Metacritic, the numbers are lower. Critics have the junior season of “Kimmy” at a 78 (out of 100) Metascore, while users give it a more modest 6.8 out »

- Tony Maglio

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'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Renewed for Season 4 at Netflix

13 June 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is coming back for more.

Netflix has renewed the Ellie Kemper comedy for a fourth season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The pickup comes less than a month after the streaming giant released the entire third season. The series, which centers on a woman starting anew in New York City after spending 15 years locked in a bunker, also stars Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane and Jane Krakowski.

Originally ordered to series at NBC before moving to Netflix with a two-season order, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt hails from creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The duo executive produce with Jeff Richmond »

- Kate Stanhope

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Tina Fey nails young white-girl entitlement

10 June 2017 2:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Ellie Kemper’s character is the ideal person to boggle at the preciousness of campus culture and hold feminists up to the standards they demand from others

‘A person can stand just about anything for 10 seconds,” reckons Kimmy, hero of Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which is back for a third season. It’s a mantra that got her through 15 years in a bunker at the mercy of the “Reverend” Richard Wayne Gary Wayne – leader of the doomsday cult Savior Rick’s Spooky Church of the Scary-Pocalypse – during which she was forced to wear 19th-century dresses and do “weird sex stuff”.

Kimmy’s relentless optimism and can-do spirit remains valiantly undimmed, even after two seasons getting to grips with the real world. Having mastered the smartphone, she is mostly acclimatised to 21st-century life. However, her past comes back to haunt her when the Reverend, who forced her into marriage during her incarceration, »

- Fiona Sturges

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Emmys: On the Set of 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' With Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess and Cheese Balls

8 June 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, that's the second story of an old plastic-bag factory in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

"This was not built to be a soundstage," says titular star Ellie Kemper, leaning in to share the information as if it were a secret. "When we do Adr [automated dialogue replacement] in the sound room, they'll call downstairs to ask them to be quiet for a few minutes. They find it funny, and then it gets louder. I love it."

The building has been home to the »

- Michael O'Connell

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