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Tiffany Haddish Celebrates Her Black Mitzvah in New Netflix Comedy Special

ALSO: The Voice, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, CMA Country Christmas, and more
  • Tiffany Haddish takes the stage in Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (Netflix)
    Tiffany Haddish takes the stage in Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (Netflix)
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    Today is a big day for Tiffany Haddish. Not only is it her birthday (she turns 40), but tonight in Los Angeles she'll have an honest-to-god Bat Mitzvah, with celebrities like Sarah Silverman and Billy Crystal in attendance.  Today also happens to be the release date for her first solo Netflix special, in which (among other things) the comedy star explores her once-unknown Jewish heritage.

    COMEDY SPECIAL: Her new comedy special Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah proves that the breakout star of Girls Trip is no flash in the pan, but rather a multi-talented singer, storyteller, and stand-up performer. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Ten performers remain on The Voice, with three singing for their competitive lives after the top seven are named safe in tonight's installment. Bonus performances include Meghan Trainor performing with Mike Sabath, and John Legend dueting with Kelly Clarkson. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: The documentary 24/7: Kelly Slater gives viewers an inside look at the life of one of the world's most legendary surfers as he prepares to compete in the Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    HOLIDAY SPECIAL: The original animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas gets its first network TV broadcast of the season. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: The documentary One Day at Disney gives viewers a feature length look at the people working day in and day out around the world to bring the magic of Disney to life. Watch the preview. Streaming on Disney+

    HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Trisha Yearwood hosts CMA Country Christmas. This tenth installment of the annual holiday event is scheduled to include performances by Chris Young, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Jason, Lady Antebellum and Tori Kelly. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    ALSO TODAY

    • How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming is an all new holiday special featuring the characters from the hit film series. 8:30 PM ET on NBC
    • Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On concludes its look at the country star with the second of two all access installments. 9:00 PM ET on A&E
    • Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special features the country music star performing in Nashville. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
    • The First Temptation of Christ sees the comedians Porta dos Fundos turn their irreverent comedy talents to the world of the holiday special. Streaming on Netflix.

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Tiffany Haddish, Netflix, Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah, Standup Comedy