Chris Rock is ready to make historical past subsequent 12 months as the primary comic to carry out dwell on Netflix. In a press launch shared with POPSUGAR, the streamer introduced on Nov. 10 that the legendary comedian will host his second comedy particular on the platform for its first-ever dwell world streaming occasion. Rock beforehand debuted his “Tamborine” Netflix particular in February 2018.
“Chris Rock is among the most iconic and necessary comedic voices of our era,” mentioned Robbie Praw, Netflix Vice President of Stand-up and Comedy Codecs, in a press release. “We’re thrilled the complete world will be capable to expertise a dwell Chris Rock comedy occasion and be part of Netflix historical past. This will likely be an unforgettable second and we’re so honored that Chris is carrying this torch.”
It appears Rock could also be one other comic who will make Netflix the house of his future specials. Others who’ve launched a number of stand-ups with the streamer embody Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, Jerry Seinfeld, and Amy Schumer.
Following his notorious Oscars slap incident earlier this 12 months, Rock has saved busy together with his personal Ego Dying world comedy tour, in addition to different joint exhibits with Hart and Chappelle — who he is presently on the highway with. A date for Rock’s dwell Netflix particular has not but been introduced, however the streamer confirms it’s going to in occur early 2023.