Chris Rock to make historical past with Netflix’s first-ever dwell efficiency


Chris Rock is coming dwell to a display close to you.

Netflix introduced Thursday that the legendary comic will make historical past because the headliner of the streaming large’s first-ever dwell, world streaming occasion.

“Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation,” Robbie Praw, Netflix’s vp of stand-up and comedy codecs, mentioned in a press release. “We’re thrilled the entire world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy event and be a part of Netflix history. This will be an unforgettable moment and we’re so honored that Chris is carrying this torch.”

It will likely be Rock’s second Netflix stand-up particular. His first, “Chris Rock: Tamborine,’ debuted in February 2018.

Although this might be Netflix’s first time streaming one, it’s no stranger to dwell comedy occasions.

“Netflix is a Joke: The Festival” came about in spring and featured greater than 330 comedians who carried out 295 reveals throughout greater than 35 venues in Los Angeles, together with the first-ever stand-up present at Dodger Stadium. The occasion bought greater than 260,000 tickets.

Rock has been on the highway together with his Ego Dying World Tour and has a sequence of comedy tour dates scheduled for venues in California in December with pal and fellow comedian Dave Chappelle.

Rock’s dwell Netflix comedy particular is ready to stream in early 2023.