Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars are coming to Netflix. The streaming service just announced they will pay tribute to Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In with a new special, Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate.
The 50th anniversary special “will be filled with an elite lineup of comedians, actors, and musicians paying homage to the iconic show with modern takes on timeless moments, as well as Lily Tomlin’s revival of her seminal Edith Ann and Ernestine characters.” The original Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In ran from 1968 to 1973.
Read more info about Netflix‘s Laugh-In anniversary special below:
HOLLYWOOD’S FINEST PAY TRIBUTE TO ROWAN & MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN FOR AN UNCENSORED AND UNFORGETTABLE CELEBRATION AT THE DOLBY THEATER
COMEDY LEGEND AND LAUGH-IN ORIGINAL CAST MEMBER LILY TOMLIN IS JOINED BY BILLY CRYSTAL, TIFFANY HADDISH, NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, TAYE DIGGS, MICHAEL DOUGLAS, JAY LENO, RITA MORENO, RITA WILSON, JO ANNE WORLEY, AND MANY MORE SURPRISE GUESTS
The stars align on March 8th, 2019 at Hollywood’s Dolby theater for Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate, a 50th anniversary tribute to Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In. The series, which spanned from 1968-1973, won two Emmy Awards at the helm of its legendary director/producer George Schlatter, who will also be attendance as his groundbreaking series is honored throughout the night.
The evening will be filled with an elite lineup of comedians, actors, and musicians paying homage to the iconic show with modern takes on timeless moments, as well as Lily Tomlin’s revival of her seminal Edith Ann and Ernestine characters.
The Netflix special will take quintessential sketches and acts from the original hit series and add a contemporary flair that will prove even 50 years later, Laugh-In never gets old.
The celebrated lineup of stars include: Lily Tomlin, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Neil Patrick Harris, Taye Diggs, Michael Douglas, Jay Leno, Rita Moreno, Rita Wilson, JoAnne Worley, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho, Ron Funches, Brad Garrett, Nikki Glaser, Lisa Ann Walter, Bobby Moynihan, Cheri Oteri, Rob Riggle, Jeff Ross, J.B. Smoove, Tony Hale, Jon Lovitz, Natasha Leggero and more.
Dave Broome (The Day I Met El Chapo, Ultimate Beastmaster) is Executive Producing under his 25/7 Productions banner along with Schlatter. Yong Yam is also Executive Producing.“
What do you think? Do you remember watching Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In? Will you watch the anniversary special?