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What's new on Netflix for May 2018
On May 25th, comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short, debut their Netflix special. It is entitled Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life. Also on May 25, Trollhunters premieres its third season. This computer-animated fantasy TV series was created for Netflix by Academy Award-winning film director Guillermo del Toro. It is the story of an ordinary teenager, Jim Lake Jr., who discovers a mystical amulet on his way to school one day.
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman will have two guests this month. . Letterman's first guest will be actress/comedian Tina Fey (May 4th). His second guest will be the irreverent Howard Stern (May 31st).
The second season of Justin Simien's satirical comedy Dear White People premiers on May 4th. Two comedy specials also debut this month, Ali Wong's Hard Knock Wife on May 13th and The Break With Michele Wolf on May 27th.
There is disappointing news for fans of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The Netflix original comedy series has been cancelled and will end following its fourth season, which begins streaming on May 30th. The sitcom was created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and has been streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. It stars Elle Kemper as a woman who adjusts to life in New York City after being rescued from a doomsday cult in a fictional town in Indiana. The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been nominated for 16 Primetime Emmy Awards and culture and entertainment critic, Scott Meslow, has described the series as "the first great sitcom of the streaming era."
There is also some positive news for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt fans. According to Deadline and Hollywood Reporter, the show's producer, Universal Television, is discussing the possibility of a big screen movie to wrap up the series.