Comedians have been bringing laughs to Netflix. Instead of paying for an expensive ticket or dinner, fans have been staying home for laughs.
A Valentine's Day Surprise
One comedy star that is expected to make a splash this Valentine's Day is Chris Rock. The actor-comedian dropped the announcement on his Twitter page on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Tomorrow. Tamborine. @netflixisajoke pic.twitter.com/RPVhPv5mmq — Chris Rock (@chrisrock) February 13, 2018
The announcement focused on a plethora of tambourines in a darkened room as they were moved by unseen performers and then suddenly dropped to the floor.
Twitter Reacts To Announcement
Many of Chris Rock’s fans took to Twitter to celebrate the news of Chris Rock: Tambourine’s release.
“Wow. Been a while since we’ve had the goats take on things. This ought to be interesting,” wrote a Twitter user.
Other fans posted emotional GIFs and memes to showcase how excited they were to receive this special gift from Rock. However, some fans were a little disappointed with the announcement.
“Man, I thought it was going to something good,” wrote another Twitter user.
Chris Rock's Stand-Up Special History
Chris Rock: Tambourine is the Madagascar voice actor's first exclusive show for the video-streaming service. Variety reported that the special was filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York.
Chris Rock: Tambourine marks a significant change for the former Academy Awards host. The Saturday Night Live veteran spent over 14 years at HBO, where he released five stand-up comedy specials for the premium cable network. His last project for HBO was directing fellow comedian Amy Schumer for her 2015 special, Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo.
The Netflix Update
In addition to welcoming Chris Rock to the Netflix family, the streaming service has announced countless projects in hopes of continuing to satisfy existing customers and woo new subscribers to sign up for the service.
The streaming service announced that Stranger Things' third season will have only eight episodes. In addition, the third volume of the popular science fiction and horror series is expected to drop sometime in 2019.
Actor-comedian Kevin Hart is expected to be the very first guest on The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. The former Community star's latest talk show is expected to highlight pop culture, animal videos, and even in politics. The first episode of The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale is scheduled to premiere on Feb. 18.
Former Sabrina: The Teenage Witch actress Melissa Joan Hart felt indifferent when she shared her opinion of Netflix reviving and retooling Sabrina Spellman for a new generation of fans.
Enstars reached out to Netflix for a comment.