Netflix's May stand up specials include Tracy Morgan, Sarah Silverman

Photo from Comedy Central

Photo from Comedy Central

As Netflix takes the comedy special crown from both Comedy Central and HBO, the streaming platform sets the date for its next five stand up events. Big Red is staying true to its word that it will in fact release a new special every week this year. Joining already announced Tracy Morgan and Sarah Silverman specials is Maria  Bamford, Norm MacDonald and Hasan Minhaj sets.

On May 2nd, Bamford's Old Baby premieres; May 9th has MacDonald's Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Turkey; Morgan's Staying Alive bows on May 16th; Minhaj's very popular Homecoming King plays on May 23; and A Speck of Dust from Silverman flutters on May 30th.

Netflix also announced premiere dates for their new comedy shows. Master of None season 2 debuts on May 12th. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 begins on May 19th. Season 2 of F Is For Family debuts on May 30th.