'A Different World' is coming to Netflix, despite Bill Cosby controversy
The celebrated 90’s sitcom A Different World is headed to Netflix.
The on-demand internet media company announced yesterday its list of new releases for March 2015, and A Different World made the cut.
The series was created by Bill Cosby as a spin-off of The Cosby Show and aired on NBC for six seasons, beginning in 1987.
In November, 2014, Netflix postponed plans to launch Bill Cosby’s stand up special, Bill Cosby 77, which was originally slated to debut on the day after Thanksgiving.
The announcement from Netflix to cancel Cosby’s special came on the heels of more than a dozen rape allegations against the comedian.
The completed series of A Different World is available on Netflix beginning March 17.
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