TV Show Releases by Genre

Bo Burnham: Inside

Bo Burnham: Inside

May 30, 2021
The musical comedy special was filmed by the comedian over the past year by himself, with no crew or audience.
Metascore:
98
User Score:
9.1
Friends: The Reunion

Friends: The Reunion

May 27, 2021
The cast of "Friends" return to the original soundstage where they filmed the series to reminisce and test their knowledge of the show against each other in the special that also includes appearances from David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.4
Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special

Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special

March 7, 2021
Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex includes discussions of their decision to move to the U.S. and their future.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
2.7
The Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards

February 28, 2021
The COVID-19 delayed Golden Globe was hosted by Tina Fey in New York and by Amy Poehler in Los Angeles.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
2.4
Euphoria Special Episode Part 2: Jules

Euphoria Special Episode Part 2: Jules

January 24, 2021
The second special episode of Euphoria titled F*ck Anyone Who's Not a Sea Blob follows Jules (Hunter Schafer) during the holidays.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.1
Celebrating America

Celebrating America

January 20, 2021
The inauguration concert special hosted by Tom Hanks features performances from such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons, Tim McGraw, Tyler Hubbard, John Legend, Foo Fighters, Yo Yo Ma, Yolanda Adams, DJ Cassidy, Luis Fonsi, Ozuna, Demi Lovato, and Katy Perry as well as appearances from Lin Manuel Miranda, former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
2.7
Yearly Departed

Yearly Departed

December 30, 2020
Rachel Brosnahan, Tiffany Haddish, Patti Harrison, Natasha Leggero, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Rothwell, and Ziwe are some of the comedians giving comedic end-year goodbyes to a variety of topics in this comedy special hosted by Phoebe Robinson.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
Death To 2020

Death To 2020

December 27, 2020
The Charlie Brooker mockumentary features commentary about the year 2020 from fictional experts, world leaders and everyday people including a reporter (Samuel L. Jackson), historian (Hugh Grant), a doctor (Leslie Jones), a politician (Lisa Kudrow), a scientist (Samson Kayo), a tech executive (Kumail Nanjiani), an average citizen (Diane Morgan), and the Queen (Tracey Ullman).
Metascore:
41
User Score:
5.0
ariana grande: excuse me, i love you

ariana grande: excuse me, i love you

December 21, 2020
The behind-the-scenes special filmed during Ariana Grande's 2019 Sweetener World Tour in London.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.2
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!

December 9, 2020
The Grinch (Matthew Morrison) plans to steal Christmas in this musical based on the Dr. Seuss' book filmed at London's Troubadour Theatre.
Metascore:
33
User Score:
4.6
Euphoria Special Episode Part 1: Rue

Euphoria Special Episode Part 1: Rue

December 6, 2020
Rue (Zendaya) talks with Ali (Colman Domingo) on Christmas Eve in the special episode of Euphoria titled Trouble Don't Last Always.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
folklore: the long pond studio sessions

folklore: the long pond studio sessions

November 25, 2020
The special directed by Taylor Swift in September 2020 in upstate New York, features Taylor, Justin Vernon, producers Jack Antonoff and Aaron Dessner performing all the tracks on her 2020 album, folklore as well as revealing behind-the-scene stories.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
9.1
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

November 21, 2020
The HBO special based on the 2018 adaptation and Apollo Theater staging of Ta-Nehisi Coates' book about white supremacy in America features readings from Coates' book, animation, documentary footage and archival footage.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
5.0
The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

November 17, 2020
After the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, while Rey's friends prepare for the Wookiee festival of Life Day, she and BB-8 end up at a Jedi temple where meets others from the past including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Yoda.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
5.1
Kevin Hart: Zero F**ks Given

Kevin Hart: Zero F**ks Given

November 17, 2020
The Kevin Hart stand-up special was filmed in his living room in September 2020.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
4.5
Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine

Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine

October 27, 2020
The comedy special from the comedian who is known for her Trump lip-sync videos features guest appearances from Fred Armisen, Jon Hamm, Megan Thee Stallion, Helen Mirren, Maya Rudolph, Winona Ryder, Ben Stiller, and Marisa Tomei.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
4.0
A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote

A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote

October 15, 2020
The original cast (with Sterling K. Brown playing Chief of Staff Leo McGarry, originally played by the late John Spencer) will theatrical stage season three's third episode "Hartsfield's Landing" where Bartlet (Martin Sheen) deals with a standoff between China and Taiwan and plays chess with Sam (Rob Lowe) and Toby (Richard Schiff). While Josh (Bradley Whitford) waits anxiously for the results of a New Hampshire vote and C.J. (Allison Janney) hides the President's schedule from Charlie (Dulé Hill). Michelle Obama, President Bill Clinton and Lin-Manuel Miranda are expected to appear during act breaks to encourage voting.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Coastal Elites

Coastal Elites

September 12, 2020
Miriam Nessler (Bette Midler), a New York teacher; Sharynn Tarrows (Kaitlyn Dever), a nurse from Wyoming; actor Mark Hesterman (Dan Levy); Youtuber Clarissa Montgomery (Sarah Paulson) and philanthropist Callie Josephson (Issa Rae) all deal with the coronavirus pandemic in different ways in this satire from Paul Rudnick.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
2.3
Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist

Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist

July 24, 2020
The second comedy special for the comedian on Amazon's Prime Video was filmed in Canada and Spain.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
30 Rock: A One-Time Special

30 Rock: A One-Time Special

July 16, 2020
The 30 Rock reunion is part of an Upfront special that will introduce some of the upcoming series on the various NBCUniversal networks. Some local NBC affiliates will preempt it due to fear it is little more than an infomercial for Peacock (who will stream the special the next day).
Metascore:
49
User Score:
3.0
Adventure Time: Distant Lands: Season 1

Adventure Time: Distant Lands: Season 1

June 25, 2020
Based on the animated series Adventure Time created by Pendleton Ward, the first of four specials finds BMO (voiced by Niki Yang) crash-landing on a alien planet on the brink of destruction.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
Sherman's Showcase Black History Month Spectacular

Sherman's Showcase Black History Month Spectacular

June 19, 2020
The one-hour special features Sherman McDaniels (Bashir Salahuddin) celebrating Black History Month in June.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
3.1
Dave Chappelle: 8:46

Dave Chappelle: 8:46

June 12, 2020
Released on the YouTube channel Netflix Is A Joke, the surprise comedy special from Dave Chappelle filmed on June 6 in Yellow Springs, Ohio features topics such as police brutality and racism.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.9
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

May 26, 2020
The second Netflix comedy special for the Australian comedian was recorded in Los Angeles.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
5.1
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

May 19, 2020
Filmed at Charlotte's Knight Theater, the third Netflix comedy special for the comedian includes topics like turning 50, buying a new house and finding love again.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.8
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. The Reverend

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. The Reverend

May 12, 2020
Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) is getting ready to marry her Prince (Daniel Radcliffe) but she learns Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne (Jon Hamm) has another group of women in a bunker. The viewer will help Kimmy decide what to do in this interactive special.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.7
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill

May 5, 2020
The latest comedy special for Jerry Seinfeld was filmed at New York City's Beacon Theatre.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.1
A Parks and Recreation Special

A Parks and Recreation Special

April 30, 2020
Leslie Knope checks in with her friends while under self-isolating at home in this special episode that will raise money for Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
Middleditch & Schwartz

Middleditch & Schwartz

April 21, 2020
Three of Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz's stage improv shows in New York were filmed for Netflix.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.2
Pete Davidson: Alive From New York

Pete Davidson: Alive From New York

February 25, 2020
The stand-up special from the Saturday Night Live cast member was recorded at New York's Gramercy Theater.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
2.0
The Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards

January 5, 2020
Ricky Gervais returns to host the 77th Golden Globes Awards with Tom Hanks receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.3
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch: Season 1

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch: Season 1

December 24, 2019
The musical comedy special from John Mulaney with a group of 15 kids aged between 8 and 13-years-old are joined by Annaleigh Ashford, David Byrne, Jake Gyllenhaal, Richard Kind, Natasha Lyonne, Shereen Pimentel, and Andre De Shields.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
5.3
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Good Times’: Season 1

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Good Times’: Season 1

December 18, 2019
Live TV stagings of a classic episode from All in the Family and Good Times. Asante Blackk, Andre Braugher, Viola Davis, Corinne Foxx, Tiffany Haddish, Jharrel Jerome, and Jay Pharoah are set as the cast for Good Times with Anthony Anderson and Patti LaBelle performing the theme song.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
The Little Mermaid Live!: Season 1

The Little Mermaid Live!: Season 1

November 5, 2019
ABC's live musical adaptation of The Little Mermaid will feature Auli'i Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula and Shaggy as Sebastian.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
3.8
Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh: Season 1

Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh: Season 1

October 5, 2019
The comedy special from Gary Gulman and filmed in Brooklyn at the Roulette Intermedium covers a variety of issues including mental health.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
The Tony Awards

The Tony Awards

June 9, 2019
James Corden hosted the annual Broadway award show at Radio City Music Hall.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
tbd
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons"

May 22, 2019
All in the Family and its spinoff, The Jeffersons are getting a live TV staging of a classic episode from each program hosted by Normal Lear and Jimmy Kimmel. Archie Bunker will be played by Woody Harrelson, with Marisa Tomei as Edith, Ellie Kemper as Gloria, Will Ferrell as Tom, Justina Machado as Florence. While the Jeffersons cast includes Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson and Wanda Sykes as Louise.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.5
Rent (2019)

Rent (2019)

January 27, 2019
Jonathan Larson's award-winning musical re-imagining of Puccini's "La Bohème" set in New York City is the latest show to become a live TV musical for Fox.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
5.7
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable: Season 1

Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable: Season 1

December 18, 2018
Filmed in Seattle's Benaroya Hall, Ellen DeGeneres reflects on her life and career in her first stand-up special since 2003.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.2
Springsteen on Broadway

Springsteen on Broadway

December 16, 2018
The Boss tells personal stories and plays acoustic versions of some of his songs in his one-man show at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre filmed July 17 and 18, 2018.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.2
The Tony Awards

The Tony Awards

June 10, 2018
Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban co-hosted the annual Broadway award show at Radio City Music Hall.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.3
2 Dope Queens: Season 1

2 Dope Queens: Season 1

February 2, 2018
The comedy podcast with Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson becomes a series of TV specials with guest appearances from Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jon Stewart.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
5.4
The Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards

January 7, 2018
Seth Meyers hosted the 75th Golden Globes Awards with Oprah Winfrey receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
3.6
A Christmas Story Live!

A Christmas Story Live!

December 17, 2017
The Tony-nominated musical (itself based on the 1983 movie) is the latest live musical for Fox and features a new song written just for this production. Adult Raphie (Matthew Broderick) recalls the Christmas when his nine-year old (Andy Walken) self wanted a Red Ryder BB, despite warnings from his mother (Maya Rudolph), his teacher (Jane Krakowski) and even Santa (David Alan Grier) who said he'd shoot his eye out.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
4.3
The Tony Awards

The Tony Awards

June 11, 2017
Kevin Spacey hosted the annual Broadway award show at Radio City Music Hall.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
tbd
Maya & Marty: Season 1

Maya & Marty: Season 1

May 31, 2016
The variety show hosted by Maya Rudolph and Martin short will be aired live from Studio 6A in Rockefeller Center.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.4
The Passion

The Passion

March 20, 2016
Tyler Perry hosts and narrates the live musical in New Orleans about Jesus' last hours.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
2.8
A Very Murray Christmas

A Very Murray Christmas

December 4, 2015
The Christmas special directed by Sofia Coppola and written by Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer, is set in New York's Carlyle Hotel with Murray acting and singing in sketches with a variety of artists including Michael Cera, Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Rashida Jones, Jenny Lewis, Phoenix, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, and Jason Schwartzman.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.1
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Season 1

Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Season 1

September 15, 2015
Neil Patrick Harris host this live variety show based on the British show Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
4.0
The Sound of Music Live!

The Sound of Music Live!

December 5, 2013
Carrie Underwood is Maria in this live adaptation of the original Broadway musical The Sound of Music that includes Stephen Moyer as Captain von Trapp as well as Broadway veterans Audra McDonald as Mother Abbes, Laura Benanti as Elsa, and Christian Borle as Max.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
6.1
Rock Center with Brian Williams: Season 1

Rock Center with Brian Williams: Season 1

October 31, 2011
Brian Williams hosts the live news magazine for NBC, which had its premiere moved up after the early cancellation of Playboy Club.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
School Pride: Season 1

School Pride: Season 1

October 15, 2010
Tom Stroup, Kym Whitley, Jacob Soboroff, and Susie Castillo work together with volunteers to help renovate and transform some public schools across America.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
tbd
The Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards

February 11, 2007
The annual music awards show (held again at Los Angeles' Staples Center) was highlighted by only the second performance by a reunited Police in 25 years. The Dixie Chicks and Mary J. Blige were among the night's biggest winners.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
1.9
The Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards

February 8, 2006
The annual music awards show (held at Los Angeles' Staples Center) included performances by Madonna with the Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige with U2, Kanye West with Jamie Foxx, and a rare appearance by Sly Stone.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
4.8
The Maya Rudolph Show: Season 1

The Maya Rudolph Show: Season 1

May 19, 2014
Maya Rudolph hosts a variety show with guest appearances from Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell, Sean Hayes, Janelle Monáe, and Andy Samberg.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.0
Coming Soon
  1. Penn & Teller: Fool Us: Season 8

    • Start date: Oct 1, 2021
Most Talked About Trailers