Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is an American comedy web series created, directed and hosted by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, distributed by digital network Crackle. The series premiered on July 19, 2012 and in 2016 aired its eighth season. Episodes feature Seinfeld introducing a vintage car selected for a guest comedian, followed by a drive to a pre-selected café or restaurant for coffee. Episodes diverge from the format spontaneously, as when Michael Richards implores Seinfeld to take a side street, when Seinfeld returns after coffee with Carl Reiner to join him for dinner with Mel Brooks—or when car trouble arises. As of May 2015, the series had been streamed nearly 100 million times. The show’s eighth season premiered on June 16, 2016. It has been renewed for a ninth season. The show’s eighth season premiered on June 16, 2016. It has been renewed for a ninth season.