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John Mulaney Launches a Netflix Show For Kids

John Mulaney Is Launching a Comedy Special For Kids on Netflix, and This Oughta Be Good

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: John Mulaney poses at the opening night of

Yep, you read that headline right! John Mulaney is officially launching a kids' variety show special that will air on Netflix. In a lengthy profile in Esquire, the 37-year-old comedian and writer confirmed that the program is inspired by shows like 3-2-1 Contact and Sesame Street, because obviously. Although there aren't a ton of details out there on the special yet, John assured his fans that it will appeal to kids and adults alike, and feature sketches as well as musical bits. Based on his stand-up specials and his work on Big Mouth — the for-adults animated show on Netflix — you could say we're freakin' pumped. "It's something I'd like to watch," he said. "And I don't wanna do anything anyone else is doing."

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