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Leslie Jones Sets First Netflix Comedy Special for 2020

Friday, August 9, 2019

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones is the latest comedian to headline a stand-up special for Netflix.

Jones made the announcement during Friday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on ABC. The special will stream on Netflix sometime in 2020 and be produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment.

Jones is heading into her sixth season on “Saturday Night Live” and will voice the character of Zeta in “Angry Birds 2,” which will hit theaters on Aug. 16.

Netflix recently debuted new stand-up specials from Anthony Jeselnik, Wanda Sykes, Miranda Sings, Adam Devine, Mike Epps, Whitney Cummings and Aziz Ansari, making his return to the streamer since the publication in January 2018 of a widely read Babe.net article titled “I Went on a Date With Aziz Ansari. It Turned Into the Worst Night of My Life,” in which he was accused of sexual misconduct.

The streamer will debut new specials from Whindersson Nunes and Simon Amstell later this month.

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