Adult Swim has announced a new TV special with Eric Andre. “Eric Andre Does Paris” will premiere on Monday, February 19th at 12:15 a.m. Eastern time. According to a press release, it will show André “[hitting] the streets of Paris, France to ponder existential questions with French people.” André created, co-wrote, and executive-produced the special and it is directed by Kitao Sakurai, who works on “The Eric Andre Show.”
Donald Glover’s series “Atlanta” will return to FX on March 1st. A new teaser has been released ahead of its “Robbin’ Season” premiere and is soundtracked by Yellow Days’ “Gap in the Clouds.” Watch it below.
Flight of the Conchords, aka Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, have teased at returning plans with an hour-long special. In an interview with ET, Clement said, “We’re going to film a little something this year. We’re going to shoot an hour thing.” Their HBO show “Flight of the Conchords” premiered in 2007 but ended in 2009. It is currently uncertain whether or not their new special will be for HBO as when A.V. Club reached out for comment, a spokesperson for HBO replied, “The deals are not fully in place. We’ll hopefully have news soon and will be back in touch.”
Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen will return to IFC on January 18th for the eighth and final season of their show “Portlandia.” They have now shared a trailer for the new season and it features their feminist bookstore characters Toni and Candace, a goateed Fred Armisen with a guitar, and Kyle MacLachlan. Check it out below.
Netflix’s “Stranger Things” is about to premiere its second season on October 27th. The soundtrack became available today for streaming. S U R V I V E members Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein scored this season. The soundtrack includes the previously shared song “Walkin’ in Hawkins. “We’ve created new elements that are necessary to support the story, but still want to remain true to the sound of Season 1,” Dixon and Stein said. They also included a special bonus Halloween album as a part of the Apple Exclusive Deluxe Edition. Listen to the soundtrack here.
During the season premiere of “Black-ish” on ABC last night m, an illustrated version of the Roots sang a “Schoolhouse Rock”-esque educational song about slavery. It opens with Black Thought singing, “I am a slave/Yes, I’m only a slave/They’ll place my body in an unmarked grave.” Watch the animated video here. The Roots also released the song “It Ain’t Fair,” in July, from the soundtrack to Detroit, Kathryn Bigelow’s film about the 12th Street riot in 1967.
Ryan Gosling is hosting the 43rd season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” tomorrow. JAY-Z is also set to join him as the musical guest. The two are featured in a pair of the classic promotional teasers for the episode. Tomorrow night’s “SNL” will be JAY-Z’s first solo performance on the show in over 7 years. Watch the teasers here.