Aziz Ansari

Netflix, as part of its effort to keep the nation suspended in a constant state of binge-watching hypnosis, has announced a title and date for Aziz Ansari’s buzzed-about sitcom, as well as a new season of BoJack Horseman.

Ansari’s series, which has been without an official title since Netflix picked it up back in April, will be called Master Of None, and will debut its first 10-episode season on November 6. As previously announced, Master Of None is a semi-autobiographical comedy in which Ansari will play Dev, described in the press release as “a 30­-year-­old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life.” In addition to deepening the relationship between Ansari and Netflix, Master Of None will reunite Ansari with Parks & Recreation co-creator Michael Schur and Alan Yang, who wrote for all seven seasons of that show.


Netflix also announced a third-season renewal for BoJack Horseman, the dour animated comedy about a washed-up equine thespian. Horseman proved to be a slow burn when it debuted last August, but has since built a passionate following. Its second season premiered this month to positive reviews and apparently enough of a viewership to warrant a third season. (Then again, there’s also a third season of Hemlock Grove on the way, but let’s focus on the positive.)

In other horse-related news, Netflix announced the September 10 return of Longmire, the neo-Western drama the streaming giant saved from extinction after A&E canceled the series despite a healthy (but older-skewing) viewership. Netflix picked up a 10-episode fourth season back in November, and Sons Of Anarchy’s Ally Walker will join the cast in a role still shrouded in mystery.


Netflix announced even more leathery goodness ahead of its Tuesday panels at the Television Critics Association’s Press Tour—namely, a new original documentary about Keith Richards. Keith Richards: Under The Influence comes from Morgan Neville, who won an Academy Award for his work on Twenty Feet From Stardom. The rock doc is also slated for a September 10 release. Unfortunately, Netflix had no other news to fit its loosely horse-themed announcements.