Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor and Bob Balaban also star in the series following Oh's Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim as she navigates her new role as chair of the English department at a prestigious university. The Chair premieres Aug. 27. The Chair is from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. In announcing the premiere date, Netflix released a cheeky news clipping announcing the hiring of Oh's Kim.