Chris Rock to Go Live on Netflix for First Time Streamer

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Chris Rock is going where no comedian has gone before - LIVE on Netflix.

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The streaming giant said Thursday that The Rock will be the first artist to perform at the company's first live, global streaming event.

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The comedy special is set to stream in early 2023, but few other details were revealed.

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"Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation," Robby Prow, Netflix's vice president of stand-up and comedy formats, said in a statement.

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“We are thrilled that the whole world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy event and be a part of Netflix history.

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It will be an unforgettable moment and we are extremely honored that Chris is carrying this torch."

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This will be the first significant test of live streaming on Netflix, potentially opening the door for other programs to receive the live treatment.

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This will be The Rock's second Netflix stand-up special. His first, "Chris Rock: Tambourine," debuted in February 2018.

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Chris Rock is going where no comedian has gone before - LIVE on Netflix.

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