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Norm Macdonald Is Getting His Own New Netflix Talk Show

"Norm Macdonald Has a Show" is set for at least 10 episodes and will see the host reunited with sidekick Adam Eget.

Norm Macdonald seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, in San Diego, Calif2017 KAABOO Del Mar - Day 2, San Diego, USA - 16 Sep 2017

Norm Macdonald


Netflix is snatching up some of the biggest names in the comedy world. Add Norm Macdonald to the list.

Macdonald has signed up for 10 episodes of “Norm Macdonald Has a Show,” which the comedian referenced on Twitter early Friday.

The news may not come as a shock to fans, especially after the comedian revealed Netflix’s interest in a Reddit AMA back in January. But along with Friday’s news comes some additional official details. Co-host of the “Norm Macdonald Live” Adam Eget will also be joining this new Netflix venture, which will maintain some of the current show’s format: a famous guest and an informal chat. “Norm Macdonald Has a Show” will add the occasional outside-the-studio glimpse at “Norm’s world.”

Lori Jo Hoekstra will serve as showrunner alongside Macdonald. The official Netflix announcement also lists a familiar name in the creative team, with David Letterman on board as a “location scout.” Letterman was a guest last summer on “Norm Macdonald Live.”

Macdonald becomes the third comedian in the last month to ink a deal for a new Netflix talk show, following deals for “Daily Show” alums Hasan Minhaj and Michelle Wolf. “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale” executive producer KP Anderson and Jash co-founder Daniel Kellison will also serve as EPs for “Norm Macdonald Has a Show.”

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