Prime Video has announced its star-studded, all-female lineup for the second installment of the Amazon Original comedy special Yearly Departed, saying goodbye to another year we all hope to soon forget. Hosted by Yvonne Orji (Insecure), Yearly Departed will premiere December 23 exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Joining Orji this year are some of the world’s funniest ladies to deliver eulogies to our least favorite parts of 2021, including two-time Academy Award-winning actor Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie), Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Meg Stalter (Hacks), Dulcé Sloan (The Daily Show), Aparna Nancherla (The Great North), and X Mayo (The Daily Show), with Alessia Cara delivering a musical send-off to everything we are leaving behind this year. This year’s eulogists will bid farewell to Hot Vaxx Summer, Hermit Life, Ignoring the Climate Crisis, and Zoom, along with a few surprises still to come.
Yearly Departed is from Amazon Studios, Done+Dusted, and Scrap Paper Pictures. Yearly Departed is executive produced by Rachel Brosnahan, Paige Simpson, David Jammy, Katy Mullan, Samantha Ressler, Nathalie Love, and Bess Kalb, with Kalb also serving as head writer. Emmy Award-winner Linda Mendoza (Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready) returns as the director for this year’s special. The inaugural installment of the special was nominated for a Writers Guild Award and won a a Gracie Award.
About Yearly Departed
You are cordially invited to the most hilarious party of the year. The groundbreaking comedy special returns with more of the world’s funniest women roasting and toasting all we’re leaving behind in 2021. Hosted by Yvonne Orji (Insecure) and featuring a lineup of emerging and all-star talent including Jane Fonda, Megan Stalter, Aparna Nancherla, Dulcé Sloan, X Mayo, and Chelsea Peretti, Yearly Departedbids a raucous, celebratory farewell to everything from Hot Vaxx Summer to Zoom to Ignoring the Climate Crisis. After another tumultuous year, the women of Yearly Departed invite you to reflect, rejoice, and raise a glass (or several) to everything we’re leaving in the past, capped off by a special performance by Grammy-winning pop star Alessia Cara. So kick off your heels and let Yvonne and friends ring in the new year as only they know how: By having a good f*cking time.