Wednesday, May 12, 2021

New Comedy 'The Chair' Starring Sandra Oh Receives Premiere Date on Netflix

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original comedy series The Chair starring Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy, Killing Eve).

All 6 episodes of the first season will be available on Friday, August 20.

Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim (Oh) navigates her new role as the Chair of the English department at prestigious Pembroke University. She is faced with a unique set of challenges as the first woman to chair the department, and as one of the few staff members of color at the university.

In addition to Oh, the comedy stars Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, Bob Balaban, Nana Mensah, Everly Carganilla and David Morse.

Amanda Peet created the comedy. She executive produces with Oh, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Bernie Caulfield and director Daniel Gray Longino.