Norm Macdonald Talk Show Set At Netflix

Lawrence Kim
March 9, 2018

Sources say Norm Macdonald Has a Show is being eyed to launch by early 2019.

Norm Macdonald's Netflix talk show is a officially a go.

Comedian Norm Macdonald confirms his new Netflix show NORM MACDONALD HAS A SHOW via his twitter account this morning!

The comedian will host THE TALK show, along with his trusty sidekick, Adam Eget, and one celebrity guest for each episode. He anchored Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update" in the mid-'90s, hosted Comedy Central's Sports Show With Norm MacDonald in 2011, and now voices a gelatinous engineer on Fox's The Orville and an alcoholic pigeon on Adult Swim's Mike Tyson Mysteries.

Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. The actor-writer acknowledged in January that the show had attracted the attention of a the streaming service.

Macdonald will co-showrun and executive produce the new Netflix show with Lori Jo Hoekstra. KP Anderson and Daniel Kellison will also serve as executive producers. The show is produced by Macdonald's Anchor Spud Productions with Pygmy Wolf Productions and in association with Lionsgate Television.

Netflix has been aggressively pushing into the talk space of late.

The deal comes as Netflix solidfies its talk show lineup after the run of Chelsea Handler's Chelsea.

Macdonald is a longtime comic who formerly served as a "Weekend Update" anchor on Saturday Night Live for three of his five years on the NBC staple, before eventually becoming a judge on Last Comic Standing. Eget is repped by Jackoway Tyerman. Letterman is repped by CAA.

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