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Russell Peters
Netflix Adds Stand-Up Special from Iliza Shlesinger to Comedy Lineup

Netflix continues to go for the laughs, acquiring exclusive rights to comedian Iliza Shlesinger's "Freezing Hot" standup special that will premiere on the streaming service worldwide Jan. 23, 2015. In the one-hour special, recorded at Gothic Theatre in Denver, Shlesinger focuses on the universal struggles between men and women. The comic -- using hashtag-enabled catchphrases -- explores truths about first-date attire, fantasy breakups and women's obsession with fall. It follows her 2013 "War Paint" standup special, which is currently available on Netflix streaming. "Freezing Hot" joins several other Netflix exclusive standup specials from Chelsea...