Sunday, January 17, 2016

Netflix Renews 'Jessica Jones'; Sets Premiere Dates for 'Flaked,' 'The Ranch,' 'Stranger Things,' 'The Get Down' & More!

It's a busy morning for Netflix at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour as the online streaming service has renewed original drama series Jessica Jones for a second season and has announced premiere dates for seven scripted shows in 2016.

The first season of Jessica Jones starred Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor, Wil Traval, Erin Moriarty, Eka Darville, Carrie-Anne Moss and David Tennant.

Melissa Rosenberg developed the drama based on the comics by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos. Rosenberg executive produces with Stan Lee, Liz Friedman, Allie Goss, Kris Henigman, Cindy Holland, Alan Fine, Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Jim Chory and Jeph Loeb. Marvel Television, ABC Studios and Tall Girls Productions produce.

Here are the the list of premiere dates Netflix announced today:

Friday, March 11
  • Flaked: A new serio-comic story starring and executive produced by Will Arnett. Arnett stars as Chip, a celebrated long-time resident of the insular world of Venice, California who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination. Soon the tangled web of half-truths and semi-bullshit that underpins his all-important image and sobriety begins to unravel. Mark Chappell co-created and co-wrote the 8-episode series. Ben Silverman, Peter Principato and Mitch Hurwitz also executive produce.
Friday, April 1
  • The Ranch: A 10-episode multi-camera comedy reuniting That '70s Show stars Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson. Also starring Sam Elliott and Debra Winger, the series follows Kutcher's former pro football-playing character Colt as he returns home to run the family business with his brother Jameson "Rooster" (Masterson) and father Beau (Elliott).
Friday, April 15
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 2
Thursday, May 5
  • Grace & Frankie: Season 2 (Already Renewed for Season 3)
Friday, June 17
  • Orange Is the New Black: Season 4
Friday, July 15
  • Stranger Things: Written by Matt and Ross Duffer and starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour and Finn Wolfhard, the 8-episode series takes place after a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Friday, August 12
  • The Get Down: The first six episodes of the new drama from Baz Luhrmann and Shawn Ryan. Starring Shameik Moore, Jimmy Smits, Giancarlo Esposito and Jaden Smith, the '70s-set series follows a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers who are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them - except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. It's a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco - told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world... forever.