Netflix has picked up two of autobiographical comedy series and will be keeping Chelsea Handler rather busy in 2017.

At its summer TV press tour session Wednesday, the streaming service announced second-season renewals for “Lady Dynamite,” starring Maria Bamford, and “Real Rob” from Rob Schneider. It also renewed talk show “Chelsea” for a second season of 90 episodes, meaning it should keep up the three-shows-a-week pace for much of 2017.

“Lady Dynamite” stars comedian Bamford as a version of herself in an occasionally surreal, fourth wall-breaking world. Fred Melamed and Mary Kay Place also star.

“Real Rob” is a “Curb Your Enthusiasm”-esque vehicle for Schneider, who created, produced and directed the first season independently. It’s now an in-house Netflix production.

Premiere dates for the new seasons haven’t been announced yet.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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