The Fix (2018 TV series)

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The Fix
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GenreComedy panel show
Directed byRyan Polito
Presented byJimmy Carr
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Andrew Westwell
  • Jimmy Carr
  • Michael Davies
  • Michael Naidus
  • Jordan Watland
  • Mohammed Ali
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time23–30 minutes
Production company(s)Embassy Row
Netflix Studios
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseDecember 14, 2018 (2018-12-14) – present
Chronology
Related shows8 Out of 10 Cats
External links
Website

The Fix is an American web television comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr, starring D. L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan as team captains and Mona Chalabi as a statistician. The show premiered on December 14, 2018, on Netflix.[1][2][3]

Premise[edit]

In The Fix, "host Jimmy Carr and team captains D. L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan are joined by guest comics" who in teams "debate and discuss" solutions to "one of the biggest challenges facing the world". With help from data expert Mona Chalabi, Chalabi will reveal "surprising, shocking and often hilarious" facts before each team propose their fix to the studio audience, who will in turn vote for their favorite fix.[3][4]

Cast[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Each episode features two possible solutions for an issue. Solutions on Bold were the most voted by the audience.
Episode Issue Teams Solution
01 Social Network Addiction D. L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black Internet Licence
Katherine Ryan and Nikki Glaser Slow down the Internet
02 Immigration D. L. Hughley and Al Madrigal Revamp current Immigration Test
Katherine Ryan and Joel Kim Booster E-Migrants Celebrity Show
03 Artificial Intelligence D. L. Hughley and Fortune Feimster Mediocre Operating Robot Outreach 'Nitiative
Katherine Ryan and Ron Funches Make Robots Horny
04 Gentrification D. L. Hughley and Moshe Kasher SoCaBo
Katherine Ryan and Nicole Byer Home A-Loan
05 Population ageing D. L. Hughley and Al Madrigal Close Down Florida
Katherine Ryan and Whitney Cummings Make America Pregnant Again
06 Wage Gap D. L. Hughley and Nikki Glaser Dadi-Care
Katherine Ryan and Nicole Byer Feminism-ism
07 Global warming D. L. Hughley and Ron Funches Explode a Volcano
Katherine Ryan and Sasheer Zamata Vegan Rebranding
08 Gun control D. L. Hughley and Sarah Tiana Everyone Joins the NRA
Katherine Ryan and Clayton English Arms & Noble
09 Opioid Crisis D. L. Hughley and Sara Schaefer Mandatory Opioid Ads
Katherine Ryan and Amanda Seales Pharma Drug Dealers
10 Wealth Gap D. L. Hughley and Howie Mandel EgoFundMe
Katherine Ryan and Aparna Nancherla The Garage Growth Initiative

Release[edit]

Marketing[edit]

On November 16, 2018, the first trailer for the series was released.[1]

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ a b Keller, Joel (16 November 2018). "'The Fix' on Netflix: A New Show Where Comedians Propose Solutions For All The World's Problems". Decider. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ Schroeder, Audra (14 December 2018). "'The Fix' is another talk show Hail Mary from Netflix". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b Husband, Andrew. "Netflix's 'The Fix' Offers A Simple Solution For American Comedy Television". Forbes. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  4. ^ "The Fix". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved 15 December 2018.

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