Some people aren’t aware that Judd Apatow, the full-on Hollywood mogul who has pretty much defined mainstream comedy for the last 12 years or so (for better and for worse), used to do stand-up. A couple years ago he returned to the stage for a set on The Tonight Show, and now he has his own special coming to Netflix. It’s called, in what I assume is a reference to Twin Peaks, Judd Apatow: The Return.
There’s a teaser online for Judd Apatow: The Return, but it doesn’t have any actual footage of Apatow doing material from the special. Instead, an array of his famous friends – including Amy Schumer, Chris Gethard, and Mike Birbiglia – try to talk him out of doing the special in the first place:
It’s too late for him to back out now, though, so Judd Apatow: The Return is coming to Netflix accounts everywhere on December 12th.