Netflix picks up sketch comedy show with Bob Odenkirk and David Cross
A new sketch-comedy show is coming to Netflix, the video-streaming service has confirmed that the company has ordered a new series called ‘With Bob and David’ starring Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) and David Cross (Arrested Development). The series order consists of 4-half-hour episodes and one 60-minute “making-of” special.
After being dishonorably discharged from the Navy Seals, Bob and David are back serving our country the way they do best, making sketch comedy. Four half-hours of brand new comedy featuring all new characters, all new scenes, and most importantly, all new wigs.
Odenkirk and Cross are writing and starring in the series, and also serve as executive producers along with Marc Provissiero, Naomi Odenkirk,Tim Sarkes, Dave Kneebone Tim Heidecker, and Eric Wareheim. With Bob and David is an original Netflix Production. Abso Lutely Productions is providing production services. Odenkirk was a writer for ‘Mr. Show with Bob and David,’ in which the Odenkirk and Cross starred alongside each other.
Fans of the original series will probably be happy to see the duo reunite for another sketch-show, and the fact that it is on Netflix will most likely introduce the comedy-duo to millions of new viewers. More information on the series and a premiere date is expected to be released over the next few months.