Chris Rock Will Make Historical past As The First Artist To Carry out Dwell On Netflix

Netflix introduced at present that legendary comic, author, director and actor Chris Rock would be the first artist to carry out stay on Netflix for the corporate’s first-ever stay, world streaming occasion. The comedy particular is ready to stream in early 2023. Further particulars will likely be introduced at a later date. 

“Chris Rock is without doubt one of the most iconic and vital comedic voices of our era,” mentioned Robbie Praw, Netflix Vice President of Stand-up and Comedy Codecs. “We’re thrilled your complete world will have the ability to expertise a stay 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.”

That is Rock’s second Netflix stand-up particular. His first, Chris Rock: Tamborine, debuted in February 2018. 

The stay occasion builds on Netflix’s legacy of management in stay comedy. Netflix is a Joke: The Competition was the most important stay, in-person occasion in Netflix historical past, happening in Spring 2022. The unprecedented occasion bought greater than 260,000 tickets, that includes greater than 330 comedians performing 295 reveals throughout greater than 35 venues in Los Angeles. The competition additionally featured the first-ever stand-up present at Dodger Stadium.

Netflix is the definitive dwelling for all issues comedy. Dwell occasions are one side of Netflix’s unmatched ecosystem for comedic expertise, because the leisure firm continues to put money into scripted comedy for TV and movie; stand-up; sketch; comedy codecs; and animation. 

Jill Dortheimer
Netflix PR
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Jake Urbanski
Netflix PR
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