Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Netflix Picks Up Animated Comedy 'Chicago Party Aunt' Created by Chris Witaske, Jon Barinholtz and Katie Rich

Netflix has today given a series order to the original animated comedy series Chicago Party Aunt - with a premiere date already being set for the first batch of episodes.

The first 8 episodes of the 16-episode first season will be available on Friday, September 17. The remaining episodes will be released at a later date.

The series follows Diane Dunbrowski, aka The Chicago Party Aunt, as she stays true to her mantra "If life gives you lemons, turn that shit into Mike's Hard Lemonade."

The voice cast features Lauren Ash, Rory O'Malley, RuPaul Charles, Jill Talley, Ike Barinholtz, Jon Barinholtz, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Katie Rich and Chris Witaske.

Chris Witaske, Jon Barinholtz and Katie Rich created the series, with Matt Craig serving as showrunner. They executive produce with Ike Barinholtz, Dave Stassen, Will Gluck, Richie Schwartz, Chris Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio and Ben Kalina. Olive Bridge Entertainment, 23/34 Productions and Titmouse produce.