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date (day) time network episode title
4/12/19 (Fr.)3:01 AMNETFLIXComplete First Season






SPECIAL (NETFLIX)
Premieres Friday, April 12
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/12/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 3:01 AM-3:30 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, February 2019) Netflix has ordered the 8 episode comedy series Special from Warner Bros. TV, Jim Parsons' That's Wonderful, and Stage 13. The series premieres on April 12. Based on Ryan O'Connell's part-memoir, part-manifesto 'I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves,' the hilarious and heartwarming story centers on a gay man with mild cerebral palsy who decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants. O'Connell stars in this semi-autobiographical series, which he also wrote and executive produced. The series also stars: Jessica Hecht, Punam Patel, Marla Mindelle, Augustus Prew, and Patrick Fabian.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Augustus Prew
· Jessica Hecht
· Marla Mindelle
· Patrick Fabian
· Punam Patel
· Ryan O'Connell
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anna Dokoza as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Eric Norsoph as EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Ryan O'Connell as CRTR/EP
· Todd Spiewak as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Stage 13
· That's Wonderful Productions
· Warner Bros. Television