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DocumentaryComedy14+ (TV-14)2015 - Present4 Seasons
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Documentary Now! (2015 - 2022)

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Documentary Comedy Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2015 - Present4 Seasons

Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.Documentary Now! featuring Fred Armisen and Helen Mirren has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Philo, and 10 others. It's a comedy and documentary show with 27 episodes over 4 seasons. Documentary Now! is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (6,897 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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EPISODE GUIDE

Documentary Now! Season 4 Overview

Oct 19, 2022 - Nov 9, 2022

Season 4 of Documentary Now! has 6 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC, Prime Video and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

Documentary Now! Season 4 Episodes
Season 04, Episode 06 Trouver Frisson
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Trouver Frisson
Nov 9, 2022

Celebrated French filmmaker, Ida Leos, searches for why she no longer experiences "frisson," the goosebumps that have always been her...

S04 E06 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Philo, fuboTV, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 04, Episode 05 My Monkey Grifter
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My Monkey Grifter
Nov 2, 2022

A filmmaker documents his year long journey trying to communicate with a monkey named Lulu.

S04 E05 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 04, Episode 04 How They Threw Rocks
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How They Threw Rocks
Oct 26, 2022

A chronicle of the iconic 1974 Craig Maes (Field Rock) showdown dubbed "The Melon vs. The Felon."

S04 E04 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Philo, fuboTV, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Documentary Now! Season 3 Overview

Feb 20, 2019 - Mar 27, 2019

Season 3 of Documentary Now! has 7 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

Documentary Now! Season 3 Episodes
Season 03, Episode 07 Any Given Saturday Afternoon
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Any Given Saturday Afternoon
Mar 27, 2019

A profile of life at the top of the Professional Bowling League during the 2003 tournament season, shining a spotlight...

S03 E07 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Long Gone
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Long Gone
Mar 20, 2019

An impressionistic look at the turbulent life of American Jazz guitarist Rex Logan, who became a cultural icon in Eastern...

S03 E06 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Searching for Mr. Larson: A Love Letter from the Far Side
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Searching for Mr. Larson:...
Mar 13, 2019

A sweetly unhinged fan gives up everything to track famed comic strip creator Gary Larson for his documentary.

S03 E05 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Documentary Now! Season 2 Overview

Sep 14, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016

Season 2 of Documentary Now! has 7 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

Documentary Now! Season 2 Episodes
Season 02, Episode 07 Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2
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Mr. Runner Up: My...
Oct 26, 2016

Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. A candid docu-memoir of Hollywood Legend Jerry Wallach, and his forty year quest to...

S02 E07 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 1
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Mr. Runner Up: My...
Oct 26, 2016

Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. A candid docu-memoir of Hollywood Legend Jerry Wallach, and his forty year quest to...

S02 E06 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Final Transmission
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Final Transmission
Oct 12, 2016

Deadpan spoof of Talking Heads' famous concert film Stop Making Sense (1984). In 1987, a new wave band called "Test...

S02 E05 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Documentary Now! Season 1 Overview

Aug 20, 2015 - Sep 24, 2015

Season 1 of Documentary Now! has 7 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

Documentary Now! Season 1 Episodes
Season 01, Episode 07 Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee Part 2
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Gentle and Soft: The...
Sep 24, 2015

Part two of the documentary of the Blue Jean Committee, the revolutionary Chicago turned California soft rock group.

S01 E07 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee Part 1
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Gentle and Soft: The...
Sep 24, 2015

A documentary charting the rise and fall of soft rock's seminal band, the Blue Jean Committee.

S01 E06 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Season 01, Episode 05 A Town, a Gangster, a Festival
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A Town, a Gangster,...
Sep 17, 2015

A documentary crew travels to Arborg, Iceland for the annual festival honoring American gangster Al Capone.

S01 E05 of Documentary Now! is available to stream on Netflix, Philo, fuboTV, AMC+, DIRECTV STREAM, IFC and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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All Seasons of Documentary Now!

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Season 1
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27 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video, Philo, and 3 others).

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#335 Ranked TV Show

#5 Ranked in TV on IFC

#8 Ranked in Documentary TV

#9 Ranked in Parody TV

Documentary Now! has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (6,897 votes) and was very well received by critics. The show is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

About Documentary Now!

Documentary Now! Overview

Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Age rating: 14+ (TV-14)
Number of seasons: 4 Seasons
Number of episodes: 27 Episodes

Extra Information

Related Genres: DocumentaryComedy
Related Tags: Parody
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Aug 20, 2015
Show Status: Currently Running
Next episode release: TBA