Make sure you have those Netflix accounts (or passwords, for some of you) ready, love muffins. The network has just revealed the premiere dates for 10 shows — including the fourth season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ and the second season of ‘Grace and Frankie.’
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Season 2 — Friday, April 15, 2016
The Emmy-nominated comedy starring “The Office” alum Ellie Kemper returns to Netflix for its second season, as the streaming service picked “Kimmy” up for two rounds when it bought the sitcom from NBC (the network that passed on the show). Kemper stars alongside Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess in the show created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
“Grace and Frankie” Season 2 — Friday, May 6, 2016
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as Grace and Frankie, two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands, played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston, reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. From executive producers Marta Kauffman (“Friends”) and Howard J. Morris (“Home Improvement”), the series has also already been picked up for a third season.
“Orange Is the New Black” Season 4 — Friday, June 17, 2016
From Jenji Kohan, the Litchfield ladies are back for a fourth season. “Orange Is the New Black” stars Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Laura Prepon, Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne, Laverne Cox, Dascha Polanco, Michael Harney, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Selenis Leyva, Yael Stone, Nick Sandow, Samira Wiley, Lea DeLaria, Jackie Cruz, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Adrienne Moore. Watch an announcement here.auth
“Flaked” — Friday, March 11, 2016
Starring Will Arnett, “Flaked” is set in the insular world of Venice, Calif., and centers on a self-appointed guru who falls for the object of his best friend’s fascination. Arnett plays Chip, a man doing his honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies. David Sullivan, Ruth Kearney and George Basil co-star. Arnett co-created and exec produces the 8-episode series with Mark Chappell. Electus’ Ben Silverman, Peter Principato and “Arrested Development’s” Mitch Hurwitz also exec produce.
“The Ranch” — Friday, April 1, 2016
Set in present day on a Colorado ranch, the comedy stars Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Sam Elliott and Debra Winger. “The Ranch” follows Colt’s (Kutcher) return home after a brief and failed semi- pro football career to run the family ranching business with his older brother Jameson “Rooster” (Masterson) and father Beau (Elliott), whom he hasn’t seen in 15 years. “Two and Half Men” and “My Wife and Kids” alums Don Reo and Jim Patterson exec producer with Kutcher. Masterson is a co-exec producer.
“Marseille” — Friday, May 5, 2016
A tale of power, corruption and redemption, “Marseille” — Netflix’s first French language original series — stars Gérard Depardieu as Robert Taro, the city’s mayor for the last twenty years. As the municipal elections approach, Taro prepares his last coup: push through the vote for theconstruction of a casino in the historic center of the Marina. His successor, Lucas Barrès (Benoît Magimel), is already designated, but the his all-consuming ambition and the secret interests of the city’s leaders impede the mayor’s plans, so the race for mayor becomes a power struggle where no holds are barred. Along with Depardieu and Magimel, Géraldine Pailhas, Nadia Farès, Stéphane Caillard, Jean-René Privat, Guillaume Arnault, Hedi Bouchenafa, Carolina Jurczak, and Nassim Si Ahmed round out the cast. Marseille, which hails from Paris-based Federation Entertainment, is written by Dan Franck who serves as exec producer. Watch the “Marseille” premiere date here.
“Stranger Things” — Friday, July 15, 2016
Winona Ryder stars in the 8-episode series, which follows friends, family and local police, after a young boy vanishes into thin air. As the community looks for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl. Ryder stars with David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton and Matthew Modine. Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer are writing, directing and showrunning the series, and will serve as exec producers with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.
“The Get Down” — Friday, August 12, 2016 (Part 1, Six Episodes)
Baz Luhrmann’s music-driven drama from Sony Pictures Television will focus on 1970’s broken down New York City where a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them — except each other, and their verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. Told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids,“The Get Down” is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco. Luhrmann exec produces with Catherine Martin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Nelson George and pioneers of hip-hop, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa, who will each be portrayed on the series. Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jimmy Smits, Giancarlo Esposito and Jaden Smith star in the series, which will air its first six (of 13) episodes starting on Aug. 12.
Are you excited? We can’t wait!