Netflix is readying to drop another episode of its sensational docu-series, In an official announcement, the streamer confirmed the special will air this Easter weekend.
Posting a video to Twitter, Netflix announced that it would release an eighth episode of the show, titled "The Tiger King and I," on Sunday, April 12. The episode is an aftershow hosted by comedian Joel McHale, and will feature brand new interviews from the Tiger King cast including John Finlay, Saff, John Reinke, Joshua Dial, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe.
McHale made the announcement wearing a cowboy hat, a leopard print shawl and boasting a "Netflix" tattoo on his mid riff. Check out the clip below.
The Tiger King and I - a Tiger King after show hosted by Joel McHale and featuring brand new interviews with John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe - will premiere April 12 pic.twitter.com/8fbbNdaiDA
- Netflix (@netflix) April 9, 2020
The new episode was first teased on April 4 via a video posted by zoo owner Jeff Lowe, who said that the streaming service will add the new episode soon. Watch Lowe's announcement below.
Meanwhile Joe Exotic, the hugely problematic style sensation and former private-zoo owner at the center of the show, is currently in quarantine in a prison medical center. The news follows reports that he had allegedly contracted coronavirus. Exotic is serving a 22-year sentence for several crimes, including wildlife violations and a murder-for-hire plot against Big Cat Rescue founder Carole Baskin.