Chris Rock to star in Netflix’s first livestreamed comedy present

Netflix helped convey streaming content material to the world. In March, it’s giving livestreaming a shot, making the leap with a well-recognized face.

A Chris Rock comedy particular titled “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage” shall be “the first-ever Netflix live streamed global event,” Netflix introduced Sunday. The present shall be filmed in Baltimore and stream at 7 p.m. Pacific on March 4.

Netflix mentioned further particulars can be introduced quickly. Information of the Rock-Netflix dwell partnership was first introduced in November.

Dealing with heavy streaming competitors and a slowdown in subscriber progress, Netflix is making adjustments. The Los Gatos, Calif.-based firm just lately launched cheaper subscriptions that embrace adverts for the primary time. The corporate has additionally began increasing its platform to incorporate video games.

Netflix has already been increasing its footprint within the dwell comedy world, holding its Netflix Is a Joke competition in Los Angeles in April.

The particular is Rock’s first since 2018’s “Tamborine,” which can be featured on Netflix. Rock has been busy touring over the past 12 months, with the notorious Will Smith “slap” on the Oscars considered boosting his ticket gross sales.