Netflix announced three new unscripted series on Tuesday: “The Fix,” “Westside,” and “Sugar Rush.”
The 10-episode “The Fix” has Jimmy Carr (pictured above) and permanent team captains Katherine Ryan and D.L. Hughley hosting guest comedians and experts to tackle one massive issue facing the world and attempting to solve it. Produced by Embassy Row, the series is executive produced by Michael Davies and Andrew Westwell, and is described as “the first comedy show in the world with the stated ambition to solve the world’s biggest problems.”
“Westside” will follow a group of young musicians who collaborate to create an original performance series at a Los Angeles night club. Produced by Love Productions and Madwood Studios and directed by James Carroll, the eight episodes will weave gritty and cinematic docu-series scenes with music videos and original songs. Kevin Bartel, Richard McKerrow, Michael Flutie, Sun DeGraff, Lara Spotts serve as executive producers.
“Sugar Rush” is a new baking competition hosted by Hunter March picked up for eight episodes. Pastry chefs Candace Nelson (co-founder and executive pastry chef behind Sprinkles cupcakes and Pizzana in Los Angeles) and Adriano Zumbo will judge the fast-paced series. The reality competition is produced by Magical Elves and executive produced by Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Doneen Arquines, Casey Kriley, Candace Nelson, and Andrew Wallace.