“Jerry Seinfeld is taking ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’” to a new distributor, reports Variety in a scoop.
The story continues, “The talk series, which had previously debuted new episodes on Sony’s ad-supported streaming service Crackle, will bring 24 new episodes exclusively to Netflix starting in late 2017, with subsequent installments coming in 2018 and further forward in time. The move is part of a multi-faceted production deal Seinfeld has inked with Netflix that will also include two new stand-up specials filmed exclusively for the streaming service.”
In addition, Netflix will “get the 59 older [episodes of ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’] that first debuted on Crackle,” Variety says.
The trade paper also notes, “‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ has racked up three Emmy nominations; most recently, in the variety talk series category, virtually unheard-of for a streaming service.”
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