'Master of None' Season 3: Air time, how to live stream, plot, cast, and what to expect from the Netflix show

Netflix put Season 3 of the show on the backburner after sexual misconduct allegations were leveled against Aziz Ansari. 'Master of None' is back after 4 years and here's what one should expect from it.


                            'Master of None' Season 3: Air time, how to live stream, plot, cast, and what to expect from the Netflix show
'Master of None' Season 3 will focus on Lena Waithe and Naomi Ackie's characters who play partners (Netflix)

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang's popular dramedy series 'Master of None' is finally back on Netflix this May. One of Netflix's most popular series first released in 2015 and came back for its sophomore run in 2017. In 2018, Aziz Ansari was hit with sexual misconduct allegations and at first, it was believed that Netflix held off the announcement of the third season to avoid repercussions.

But it all proved to be wrong when the streaming giant announced a stand-up special - Aziz Ansari's 'Right Now' and it was received well amongst audiences. But there was still no word about 'Master of None' until April 2021 and even though the show was still listed as TBD, fans were very excited that the long-awaited show was finally making a comeback. A few days later, the first look trailer of the show that was coming back with the new name 'Master of None Presents: Moments in Love' was released. Here's what you can expect from the show. 

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Aziz Ansari (center) with his parents Fatima Ansari and Shoukath Ansari attend the "Master Of None" Season 2 Premiere at SVA Theatre on May 11, 2017 in New York City (Getty Images)

Release Date 

'Master of None' will release on Netflix on Sunday, May 23. Season 1 and Season 2 had 10 episodes each but Season 3 will only have 5 episodes all of which will be available to stream when the show drops. 

Air time and how to live stream?

'Master of None' can be streamed on Netflix on Sunday, May 23 at 3 am ET. 

Writers Aziz Ansari (L) and Lena Waithe accept the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award for "Master of None" onstage during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

 

Plot 

The first two seasons were focused on Aziz Ansari's character Dev Shah as he tried to "jump-start his acting career and elevate his dating game with help from his eclectic group of friends in this award-winning series." Season 3 will follow Dev's friend Denise (played by Emmy-winning actor Lena Waithe) and her partner Alicia (played by BAFTA winner Naomi Ackie) as they grapple with doubts and heartache when a rift emerges in their happy marriage. 

"This new season is a modern love story that intimately illustrates the ups and downs of marriage, struggles with fertility, and personal growth both together and apart. Fleeting romantic highs meet crushing personal losses while existential questions of love and living are raised," Netflix's press release read. 

Cast 

Aziz Ansari 

Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari stars in and has written this semi-autobiographical show for Netflix and his parents Fatima, a medical office worker, and dad Shoukath, a gastroenterologist appear in the show to play his character Dev Shah's parents. The series has won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, a Peabody Award, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy, and Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Series amongst other accolades. 

 



 

Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe is an actress, producer, and screenwriter who plays the character of Denise in 'Master of None'. She created history at the 2017 Emmy Awards after winning the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series becoming the first Black woman to do so. The 'Thanksgiving' episode which she won an Emmy for was partially based on her personal experience of coming out to her mother. Waithe is rumored to be dating Cynthia Erivo. 

Lena Waithe poses with the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for 'Master of None' during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

 

Naomi Ackie

British actor Naomi Ackie rose to fame for her role in 2016's 'Lady Macbeth' for which she won the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer. She has also appeared on the young adult series 'The End of the F**ing World' and the 2019 movie 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' where she played the role of Jannah.

Naomi Ackie attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 Nominees' Party at Kensington Palace on February 01, 2020 in London, England (Getty Images)

 

Creators 

'Master of None' is co-created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. 

Trailer 

You can watch the trailer of 'Master of None' by clicking on the video below. 

 



 

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