IN THE KNOW
NETFLIX has given a straight- to- series order for
Haters Back Off which is based on Miranda Sings, an incredibly confi dent but talentless character created by YouTube star Colleen Ballinger- Evans ( pictured). She has 5.7 million subscribers on YouTube and 2 million Twitter followers.
THE streaming outlet has also released premiere dates for its returning shows
Schmidt ( April 15) and Grace
and Frankie ( May 6). New shows coming up include Baz Luhrmann’s music- drama
The Get Down, ( August 12), comedy Flaked starring
Will Arnett ( March 11), sibling comedy The Ranch starring Ashton Kutcher ( April 1), French language series Marseille ( May 5) and mystery Stranger Things starring Winona Ryder ( July 15). EXECUTIVE producer Jim Carrey’s dark comedy
I’m Dying Up Here, set in the 1970s stand- up comedy world, has the green light by the Showtime channel.
THE Walking Dead
returns to FX on February 15 at 1.30pm. There will be blood.
ALL of the episodes in
season four of Orange Is
The New Black hit Foxtel’s Showcase channel on June 17.
After a string of quickly cancelled duds, Rachael
Taylor ( pictured) has been celebrating the news that the critically acclaimed Jessica
Jones is getting a second season. Season two may ( or may not) feature her character turning into superhero