Chappelle’s Show is coming back to Netflix today.
In November of last year, comedian Dave Chappelle called on his fans to boycott his own show because he never got paid when the show began streaming on various platforms. Now, months after the Emmy-nominated series was pulled from Netflix and HBO Max, fans will see Chappelle’s Show returning to Netflix by the end of the day because executives addressed the issue and paid the comedian what he felt he was owed. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, listen to a world chess champion analyze some of the chess scenes from the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit. Plus, hear what stuntmen have to say about Hard Target, Project Power, The Rundown and some Hong Kong martial arts comedies. And finally, marvel at an awesome story about Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor from Arsenio Hall. Read More »
HBO Max is joining Netflix in acceding to comedian Dave Chappelle‘s request to remove Chappelle’s Show from their streaming services. The WarnerMedia streaming platform has confirmed that it will pull the sketch comedy series from its platform by the end of the month.
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Dave Chappelle is calling his fans to boycott…Chappelle’s Show? The 2003 sketch comedy show which Chappelle co-created and hosted initially ran on Comedy Central, and is now available on several streaming services — which Chappelle isn’t very happy about. See, it comes down to an issue of pay, after he signed a lucrative contract with Comedy Central for which he “never got paid.” So until he gets paid, Chappelle would rather Chappelle’s Show not be available to stream anywhere, and Netflix — which has partnered with the comedian for several comedy specials — was more than happy to oblige, removing the sketch show from its platform.
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This weekend’s Saturday Night Live likely had to make a dramatic shift when the official news came through that Joe Biden was elected to become the 46th President of the United States of America. That means host Dave Chappelle had a lot of responsibility to react in his monologue as well, especially since four years ago he had to deal with the more somber news of Donald Trump being elected president in November 2016. Not only did Chappelle deliver a powerful, thoughtful, provocative, and hilarious stand-up set to help open the show, but it might have been the longest SNL monologue of all-time. And on top of that, there were some great sketches in this loose, relieved, and energetic episode.
So let’s get down to the best and worst sketches of the Dave Chappelle hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »
A bunch of Comedy Central programming recently journeyed over to CBS All Access, in addition to being available on Hulu. Now a selection of some of the network’s best programming will also be made available on HBO Max starting next month.
HBO Max has announced that the sketch comedy shows Chappelle’s Show, Key & Peele, and Inside Amy Schumer will be joining their streaming library on November 1, 2020. Joining them will be the COPS parody Reno 911! and the brilliant documentary series satire Nathan for You. If you’ve somehow never seen these shows, we picked some choice moments from each of them to convince you to finally give them a chance. Read More »
David Letterman and his huge beard are back for an all-new season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. The Netflix series has Letterman sitting down with influential figures for surprisingly intimate interviews, with this new season featuring Kim Kardashian West, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo. Watch the My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman season 3 trailer below.
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Dave Chappelle has never been shy about addressing racial issues in his comedy, whether it’s in his stand-up specials or his late, great sketch comedy series on Comedy Central. So it should come as no surprise that in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in Minnesota, and the Black Lives Matter protests around the globe, Dave Chappelle has a few things to say as only the influential comedian can.
Chappelle has dropped a surprise comedy special on YouTube that addresses the current situation. And although this is a comedy special, Chappelle has some serious and poignant things to say. Read More »
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Comedian Dave Chappelle was the 2019 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last fall. The ceremony just recently aired on PBS, and the comedian’s full acceptance speech has been made available online for your entertainment pleasure.
In the acceptance speech, Dave Chappelle talks about the importance of different perspectives in comedy, even if you disagree with them. He implores us not to hate even the comedians who are doing racists bits, which is an interesting sentiment coming from a black comedian who has undoubtedly faced racism throughout his entire. Watch the entire Dave Chappelle Mark Twain Prize acceptance speech below. Read More »
Back in 2005, comedian Dave Chappelle shocked everybody by fleeing to South Africa in the middle of a lucrative deal with Comedy Central while the third season of his sketch series Chappelle’s Show was still in production. But did you know that Saturday Night Live writer and comedian John Mulaney was the one who had to break the news to Comedy Central executives that Chappelle was gone? Learn more in a video explaining how John Mulaney got started in comedy below. Read More »