The first six episodes of season four of the Ellie Kemper comedy “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” launched Wednesday on Netflix, but the streaming service announced today that the launch date for the second half of the season won’t be until next year.
The next six episodes now have an official launch date of Jan. 25, 2019.
Along with Kemper, the show stars Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane. Show creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are executive producers alongside Sam Means, Jeff Richmond and David Miner.
The series is a production of Universal Television, Little Stranger Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix.
Netflix notes that “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has earned 16 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including a best series nomination for each of its first three seasons.
“In Season 4, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper), Titus (Tituss Burgess), Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski) and Lillian (Carol Kane) are finding new direction in life and career,” Netflix notes in today’s announcement. “Kimmy jumps head first into her new job at Giztoob. She’s ready to take on anything, except high heels, which she’s pretty sure were designed by a man, or a very confused lady. By creating a fake TV show, Titus takes his acting career into his own hands. Which, as always, are covered in maple syrup. As a talent agent working her way up, Jacqueline must deal with clients who are divas, troublemakers, and have no valid social security number. All of these clients are Titus. Lillian continues to ‘disrupt’ and ‘burst the paradigm,’ or as it was called in the ’70’s ‘general dirtbaggery.'”