dark comedy


‘Santa Clarita Diet’: Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant Respond to Cancellation News

Less than 24 hours after Netflix announced that Victor Fresco‘s dark comedy series Santa Clarita Diet would end its run after three seasons, series co-stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant have responded to the streaming service’s decision. For Barrymore, it was about giving respect to a character who had become one of her favorites: “Of […]

Netflix Goes Off It's 'Santa Clarita Diet' After 3 Seasons

Netflix Goes Off It’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ After 3 Seasons

Looks like Netflix is looking for a new “Diet” new, announcing on Friday that dark comedy series Santa Clarita Diet is ending it run after three seasons. Created by Victor Fresco, Santa Clarita Diet starred Drew Barrymore as a real estate broker who turned into a zombie with Timothy Olyphant as her husband. Fresco, Tracy Katsky, […]

Maniac: Netflix Releases Teaser for Cary Fukunaga Dark Comedy Series with Jonah Hill, Emma Stone

Netflix kept the announcement machine rolling along at this summer’s Television Critics Association‘s (TCA) with our first official teaser for Maniac, the streaming service’s new 10-episode half-hour comedy series from director Cary Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, True Detective). Based on the original 2014 Norwegian series, the series stars Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street) […]


‘The End of The F***ing World’ Writer Charlie Covell Brings KAOS to Netflix

Makes perfect sense that after The End of The F***ing World, there’d be KAOS. Netflix is moving forward on  Charlie Covell‘s (writer of the former) new darkly comic series (the latter), described as a contemporary reimagining of Greek mythology that would explore themes of gender politics, power, and life in the underworld.  Nina Lederman will executive produce […]

Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series ‘Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective’ for Freeform

Freeform and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon are teaming up to develop another female-led series for the network — but half-hour dark comedy series Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective is just a little bit different from the others. The project originates from creators Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale; with Whedon and Drysdale serving as executive […]

Dietland: AMC Sets June Premiere Date for Series Adaptation

AMC is using the occasion of International Women’s Day to announce their timely series adaptation of Sarai Walker‘s 2015 darkly comic novel Dietland will premiere with back-to-back episodes starting at 9 p.m. ET on Monday, June 4th. The 10-episode revenge fantasy series stars Joy Nash (Twin Peaks) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and comes from UnReal‘s Marti […]