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@midnight with Chris Hardwick: Ending; No Season Five

19 July 2017 1:36 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

While no one is using the word "cancelled," Comedy Central, Chris Hardwick, and Funny or Die have decided to end the @midnight with Chris Hardwick TV show, with the current, fourth season, which will bow out with its 600th episode. The internet-centric late night talk show features Hardwick leading panelists through a survey of "meme-worthy" topics of the day. The final week of @midnight with Chris Hardwick will kick off on Monday, July 31, 2017 and conclude with the August 4th episode. Celebrities who have appeared as panelists on the Comedy Central TV series include Judd Apatow, Doug Benson, Jason Biggs, Neal Brennan, Hannibal Buress, LeVar Burton, Ice Cube, Andy Daly, Will Ferrell, Will Forte, James Franco, Ilana Glazer, Seth Green, Jon Hamm, Jonah Hill, Abbi Jacobson, Keegan-Michael Key, Kyle Kinane, David Koechner, Natasha Leggero, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Marc Maron, Kumail »

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‘The Female Brain’ Clip: Whitney Cummings’ Romantic Comedy To Bow At L.A. Film Festival

14 June 2017 11:13 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: The Female Brain, a romantic ensemble comedy about modern-day relationships, is making its world premiere Saturday at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Directed by and starring comedian Whitney Cummings and written by her and Neal Brennan, the pic also stars Sofia Vergara, Toby Kebbell, James Marsden, Lucy Punch, Beanie Feldstein, Cecily Strong, Blake Griffin and Deon Cole. Produced by Black Bicycle Entertainment’s Erika Olde and Michael Roiff, The Female Brain is… »

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Laff 2017 Women Directors: Meet Whitney Cummings — “The Female Brain”

14 June 2017 7:01 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

The Female Brain

Whitney Cummings is a Los Angeles-based comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. Best known for creating and starring in the NBC series “Whitney,” she also co-created and co-wrote the Emmy-nominated CBS comedy series “2 Broke Girls,” along with Michael Patrick King. Her acting credits include “Unforgettable,” “The Wedding Ringer,” “Made of Honor,” and “The Ridiculous Six.”

The Female Brain” will premiere at the 2017 La Film Festival on June 17.

W&H: Describe the film for us in your own words.

Wc: The film is a neurology comedy — not that I even have any idea what that means! We made a movie that depicted how our reptilian/primal brain undermines our modern day relationships. When conflict happens in scenes, brains are superimposed over the actors to show which neuro-chemicals are being released. The only way I know how to describe it is that it’s like a sexy, funny “Magic School Bus.”

W&H: What drew you to this story?

Wc: I read Louann Brizendine’s book “The Female Brain.” I was fascinated by all the things I learned about not only female brains, but the brain in general. I was shocked that they don’t teach us about our brains in school. It’s so unfair that we go through life being labeled as “crazy” or feeling like jerks when a lot of our behavior can be explained by our primal brain reactions.

I was so relieved to find out that a lot of my nutty behavior, and the behavior that frustrated me about the men I was in relationships with, could often be explained by primordial neuro-chemicals. It led me into a wormhole of trying to learn about the difference between nature and nurture, and to have more patience for people in times of stress given I now know how powerful cortisol and adrenaline can be.

Similarly, I have more patience and even compassion when people do selfish things given how strong the pull of dopamine is. I felt the need to be an evangelist and spread the word of the neurological gospel, but of course needed to do it in a funny way, so I or the viewer wasn’t bored out of their minds.

W&H: What do you want people to think about when they are leaving the theater?

Wc: I want them to have the same sense of relief I had when I read the book, and the same feeling you get after leaving a comedy show. Nothing makes me feel less alone than when someone admits to something and you think “I thought I was the only person who did that!”

The idea of the movie is to reveal private moments we’ve all had but maybe are too embarrassed to talk about, or too ashamed to be honest about. I hope that moving forward, when someone in a relationship gets jealous or hurt, they can maybe use the science to feel less guilt or shame and to calm themselves down, i.e. “that wasn’t personal. This is just adrenaline. My primordial brain thinks I’m in danger but I’m really not.”

Our brains have not evolved fast enough to catch up to modern technology and to how safe our current environment is. Often, our instinct to snap into fight or flight mode is obsolete and just makes a mess of harmless situations that can easily be explained by neurology.

I hope everyone leaves the theater with an interest in how our brains work, and maybe just a bit more patience for themselves and for others. After this movie I hope people leave with a new vocabulary for how to talk about their behavior and feelings.

W&H: What was the biggest challenge in making the film?

Wc: Making an independent film is so hard and requires so much surrender. I think that was the hardest thing for me — to detach from the plan I had in my head and to allow for the curve balls to change the movie into what it was meant to be.

I got great advice from a friend who is a director who said, “you have three movies: the one you write, the one you shoot, and the one people see,” and that really helped me. Casting, location changes, weather, and technology fiascoes — these forces all get involved and fate starts directing the movie at a certain point.

Letting go and accepting that not everything was going to be the way I had it in my head was very challenging. Also as a comedian, I tend to want everything to be funny all the time, but this movie, whether it was because of the incredible cast or the subject matter, wanted to be more emotional than I anticipated so I had to surrender to that as well. I’m proud that it has so much heart but I didn’t quite envision it that way initially.

W&H: How did you get your film funded? Share some insights into how you got the film made.

Wc: Making an independent film is a Rubik’s Cube of complications and weird math equations that I’ll never quite understand, and it had a bizarre road but finally it landed with Erika Olde at Black Bicycle Entertainment, an incredible woman who is supporting female-driven films.

She’s brave and fearless and a champion of risk and all things fresh and new. I was lucky enough to have her support and patience. She responded to the script and trusted me for some reason, so we jumped off this cliff together and managed to pull it off, but not without a couple premature gray hairs.

W&H: What does it mean for you to have your film play at the Laff?

Wc: I’m honored to be able to screen the movie for the first time in La. It’s where we shot the movie, it’s where I learned about movies, it’s where our film business is. I’m glad that other parts of the country get to film movies these days, with so much shooting in Georgia and New Mexico, because it’s great for their economies and the overall health of the business.

However, there was something special about shooting in La — being able to sleep in my bed, get actors I would not get to have if we shot out of state, and now screening it here, the original home of the business and so many passionate movie geeks.

This is an unapologetically commercial movie, and with other festivals being so specific, Laff just feels very right and welcoming to the vibe of this weird neurology movie.

W&H: What’s the best and worst advice you’ve received?

Wc: I love this question. Some good advice was “80 percent of directing is casting.” I found out that this is very true. I cast people I’m super fans of, people I admire, people I love watching, and people I know are kind and patient humans.

It really paid off because when things take a wrong turn and you’re shooting at 4 am, actors being patient, kind, and still funny under an incredible amount of pressure despite being completely exhausted is invaluable.

The worst advice? Shoot on film.

W&H: What advice do you have for other female directors?

Wc: Go through your budget like a hawk. Understand what everything means — every acronym, every shorthand. Learn the economics of a budget so you can be empowered to understand what it means to go into overtime, so you know where you can cut, compensate, what you need and what you don’t need, and what you can and can’t compromise. This isn’t just for women, it’s for everyone.

Also, hire other women and wear sunscreen.

W&H: Name your favorite woman-directed film and why.

Wc: I love Nicole Holofcener. Her movies are so complicated and dimensional yet so simple. “Enough Said” was incredible, charming, and special. I loved “Lovely & Amazing” and how she is able to show women as vulnerable and fragile and emotional but never as pathetic victims. She has a very impressive relationship with the truth and has an uncanny ability to know how much information to give the viewer.

I love how bravely she attacks uncomfortable topics. She also has great patience, she really lets the stories unravel at a pace that isn’t too slow, but still makes the viewer earn the payoff. Okay, I’ll stop now.

W&H: There have been significant conversations over the last couple of years about increasing the amount of opportunities for women directors yet the numbers have not increased. Are you optimistic about the possibilities for change? Share any thoughts you might have on this topic.

Wc: I’m very optimistic. I have tons of girlfriends directing their films, so I actually see a ton of progress every day in my inner circle, so maybe I think it’s better than it actually is since I know so many female directors.

For me, the key was just writing something for myself. I wrote the script with Neal Brennan and we hustled to get it made — if someone else had written it I would have been on a list to direct it. I have no idea how directors get hired in the studio system so I like sticking to generating my own material so I’m not waiting around to win the lottery.

Laff 2017 Women Directors: Meet Whitney Cummings — “The Female Brain” was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Joseph Allen

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SNL Secrets! Kristen Stewart Sparked Melissa McCarthy’s Spicer, a Failed Titanic Gag and Why Rosie Won’t Play Bannon

15 May 2017 2:41 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With nearly 42 seasons under its belt, Saturday Night Live has lots of behind-the-scenes secrets that have never been spilled — until now.

On Saturday, the long-running NBC sketch series will wrap its 42nd season, and a new cover interview with The Hollywood Reporter features 20 show members dishing on how and why many of the current political characters were cast, including Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump.

Alec Baldwin Had to Be Persuaded to Portray Trump

“The idea came out of a conversation with Tina Fey at some point during the summer. She said, ‘Well, the person that should really play is Alec. »

- Natalie Stone

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‘Daily Show’ Alum Al Madrigal Tackles Strip-Club Yelp Reviews and Cilantro Politics in Standup Special ‘Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy’ — Watch

2 May 2017 3:59 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Al Madrigal is about to have a real Showtime month.

Before he makes his way onto TV screens as loose-cannon comedian Edgar Martinez in the Jim Carrey-produced Showtime series “I’m Dying Up Here,” Madrigal will be starring in his own one-hour stand-up special “Al Madrigal: Shrimpin’ Aint Easy,” premiering on Showtime on Saturday, May 5. Ahead of the the special’s Cinco de Mayo debut, we have two clips highlighting the former “Daily Show” correspondent’s hilarious take on Yelp reviews and an “‘Ocean’s Eleven’-style” takedown of Donald Trump. (you may want to hold the cilantro on your next order of tacos)

The comedy special will also feature Madrigal tackling important issues including dark family secrets, parenting, anger management, and an unbelievable tale of seafood gone wrong.

Read More: ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Trailer: Showtime’s Comedian-Driven Drama is Surprisingly Dark — Watch 

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- Juan Diaz

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‘Daily Show’ Alum Al Madrigal Tackles Strip-Club Yelp Reviews and Cilantro Politics in Standup Special ‘Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy’ — Watch

2 May 2017 3:59 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Al Madrigal is about to have a real Showtime month.

Before he makes his way onto TV screens as loose-cannon comedian Edgar Martinez in the Jim Carrey-produced Showtime series “I’m Dying Up Here,” Madrigal will be starring in his own one-hour stand-up special “Al Madrigal: Shrimpin’ Aint Easy,” premiering on Showtime on Saturday, May 5. Ahead of the the special’s Cinco de Mayo debut, we have two clips highlighting the former “Daily Show” correspondent’s hilarious take on Yelp reviews and an “‘Ocean’s Eleven’-style” takedown of Donald Trump. (you may want to hold the cilantro on your next order of tacos)

The comedy special will also feature Madrigal tackling important issues including dark family secrets, parenting, anger management, and an unbelievable tale of seafood gone wrong.

Read More: ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Trailer: Showtime’s Comedian-Driven Drama is Surprisingly Dark — Watch 

“Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy »

- Juan Diaz

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“The Daily Show’s” Michelle Wolf Has an HBO Comedy Special on the Way

21 April 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Michelle Wolf on “Late Night with Seth Meyers

Michelle Wolf has a stand-up special in the works at HBO. Scheduled to tape this summer, the as-yet untitled project marks Wolf’s comedy special debut, The Hollywood Reporter writes. You may already be familiar with the comedian from her appearances on late-night TV. Wolf currently serves as an on-air contributor and writer for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” and from 2014–16 she worked as a writing supervisor and performer for “Late Night With Seth Meyers.”

“Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,” “Horace and Pete,” and “The Awesomes” are among Wolf’s acting credits. She was part of the writing teams for the 2016 Oscars and the 2014 Emmys.

Wolf originally moved to New York City with plans to work on Wall Street, “despite having no background in finance,” The Guardian reports. “I was an athlete in college, and Wall Street likes athletes because they’re very competitive people that are willing to do anything to win,” she explained. “So I got a job at Bear Stearns in the summer of 2007.” Wolf began taking improv classes in 2008 and performing stand-up in 2011.

The HBO special will be written by Wolf and directed by Neal Brennan (“Chappelle’s Show”).

“Michelle is one of the most inspired comics working today. She is smart, sharp, and fiercely funny,” said Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president of HBO programming. “We couldn’t be more excited to present her first stand-up special to our audience.”

Wolf added, “What can I say, it’s HBO, it’s a dream. I’m mostly just trying not to get hit by a bus before I tape.”

Check out some of Wolf’s stand-up below.

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The Daily Show’s” Michelle Wolf Has an HBO Comedy Special on the Way was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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Charlie Murphy's Life Celebrated by Famous Comedians (Photos)

20 April 2017 8:39 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Charlie Murphy was laid to rest in NYC and his memorial service looked like a comedy hall of fame. Dave Chappelle, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, Cedric the Entertainer, Donnell Rawlings and Neal Brennan all gathered to honor Charlie.  Donnell and Neal worked closely with Charlie on "Chappelle's Show" and there were many callbacks to his hysterical work on the Comedy Central classic. For instance, Eddie Griffin captioned a pic from the service, "Darkness »

- TMZ Staff

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9 Best Stoner Movies, From ‘Inherent Vice’ to ‘The Cabin in the Woods’

20 April 2017 7:17 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: John Oliver Critiques America’s Conflicting Marijuana Laws — Watch

Inherent Vice

Who doesn’t want to watch detective Joaquin Phoenix stumbling around Los Angeles trying to solve the disappearance of his former girlfriend while fried out of his mind? “Inherent Vice” has a stoner protagonist so funny and oddly charming that he could be the proud face of 4/20. But a lot of what makes the movie such a perfect stoner film is how Paul Thomas Anderson filters Thomas Pynchon’s novel through his own hazy, stoned-out filter. Watching “Inherent Vice” provides the actual sensation of being spaced out. You’ll be laughing nonstop one minute and then scratching your head the next. Long stretches seem to fade into each other. When it comes to stoner movies, “Inherent Vice” is a new classic.

Half Baked

The seminal marijuana movie for many Generation Xers, 1998’s “Half Baked” also marked the »

- Indiewire Staff

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Charlie Murphy Laid to Rest: Comedians Pay Their Respects

19 April 2017 10:05 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlie Murphy‘s family and friends gathered in New Jersey on Wednesday evening to celebrate the late comedian’s life.

Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer and more paid their respects, one week after Murphy passed away at the age of 57 after a battle with leukemia.

“Tonite we joined Family n Friends to pay tribute and lay to rest our brother the Legendary #charliemurphy,” Cedric captioned a group photo that also included Neal Brennan, Eddie Griffin, Affion CrockettDonnell Rawlings and D.L. Hughley.

“We love you charlie Rip keep doing it big,” Rawlings captioned a different photo of the friends. »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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TV News Roundup: ‘Daily Show’s’ Michelle Wolf Lands First Comedy Special

19 April 2017 4:21 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s roundup, “Daily Show” correspondent Michelle Wolf will appear in her first comedy special, while Robert Craighead is joining “Future Man” at Hulu and Caroline Cave is joining “Van Helsing.” 

Specials

Comedian Michelle Wolf will appear in her first stand-up comedy special later this year. Wolf is currently a writer and on-air contributor for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” and was previously a writing supervisor and performer on “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Neal Brennan will direct the show, which is taping Aug. 12 at the Skirball Center in New York City and will premiere on HBO.

First Looks

Netflix released the first trailer for Season 3 of “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” In the new season, Kimmy decides to go to college, while Titus worries that his boyfriend Mikey is cheating on him. Meanwhile, Lillian decides to end things with her boyfriend, Robert Durst. Season 3 premieres on Netflix May 19. Watch the trailer below.

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- Erin Nyren

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‘Daily Show’ Writer Michelle Wolf Lands HBO Stand-Up Special

19 April 2017 11:46 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Michelle Wolf, writer and on-air contributor for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, will make her stand-up comedy debut on HBO later this year. Neal Brennan will direct the hour-long special, to be taped this summer in New York. "What can I say?” Wolf said. “It's HBO, it's a dream. I'm mostly just trying not to get hit by a bus before I tape." "Michelle is one of the most inspired comics working today,” said Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming… »

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Reggie Watts and ‘The New Negroes’ Lead Comedy Central’s Attempts to Find the Next ‘Key & Peele’ and Amy Schumer

18 April 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Comedy Central’s latest development slate is diverse in more ways than one.

Not only has the cable network put together several new series with performers of color at the center, but the three shows picked up Tuesday by Comedy Central are all very different.

Ordered to series are the stand-up/musical show “The New Negroes,” the comedy game show “Taskmaster” and the scripted comedy “Corporate.” In development are shows from creators including Awkwafina, Neal Brennan, Arturo Castro, Franchesca Ramsey, Noël Wells and Flint Wainess, among others.

“The network when I got here was pretty traditionally targeted toward young white guys, both in terms of who the audience was and who was creating the shows for the audience,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman. “We started changing that a few years ago by expanding that into having funny women on the network, with Amy Schumer and Broad City and a lot more since. »

- Michael Schneider

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Reggie Watts and ‘The New Negroes’ Lead Comedy Central’s Attempts to Find the Next ‘Key & Peele’ and Amy Schumer

18 April 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Comedy Central’s latest development slate is diverse in more ways than one.

Not only has the cable network put together several new series with performers of color at the center, but the three shows picked up Tuesday by Comedy Central are all very different.

Ordered to series are the stand-up/musical show “The New Negroes,” the comedy game show “Taskmaster” and the scripted comedy “Corporate.” In development are shows from creators including Awkwafina, Neal Brennan, Arturo Castro, Franchesca Ramsey, Noël Wells and Flint Wainess, among others.

“The network when I got here was pretty traditionally targeted toward young white guys, both in terms of who the audience was and who was creating the shows for the audience,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman. “We started changing that a few years ago by expanding that into having funny women on the network, with Amy Schumer and Broad City and a lot more since. »

- Michael Schneider

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Comedy Central Chief Talks Late-Night Plans, Reggie Watts’ New Game Show

18 April 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Comedy Central is readying three new series and a broader set of late-night options in an effort to, with a singular goal in mind, according to the Viacom network’s top executive: “We are opening our aperture, so we are appealing to more than just a young, white male audience,” said Kent Alterman, the cable network’s president.

The network best known for programs like “The Daily Show” and “Broad City” has picked up three new series and ordered nine pilots in an effort to make the comedy-content outlet relevant to a wider set of viewers, he said. “We are all really trying to be responsive to our audience and the times we are living in,” he said in an interview. Comedy Central isn’t just starting the effort, he said. The network has already tried new programs featuring female producers and protagonists, including “Broad City,” “Inside Amy Schumer” and “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser.” “We »

- Brian Steinberg

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Comedy Central Picks Up ‘Corporate’, ‘The New Negroes’ & ‘Taskmaster’ To Series, Orders 9 Pilots

18 April 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Comedy Central has unveiled its 2017-2018 development slate, which includes three series pick-ups and nine pilot orders. The newly picked up series include scripted comedy Corporate; stand-up and music hybrid variety series The New Negroes, based on the comedy show; and Reggie Watts-hosted game show Taskmaster, based on the U.K. format. The nine pilots come from such auspices as Awkwfina, Neal Brennan, Arturo Castro, Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, Jak Knight, Franchesca… »

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Comedy Central Orders 3 New Series and 9 Pilots

18 April 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Comedy Central is not having a quiet spring. Having just announced a new companion to The Daily Show and another late-night venture fronted by Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik, the Viacom network is entering the upfront market with three other series orders and nine new pilots in development.

The new projects heading to air include scripted series Corporate, variety hybrid The New Negroes and a U.S. spin on British import Taskmaster, which will be hosted by Reggie Watts. The sprawling development queue includes vehicles for Neal Brennan, Noel Wells and Awkwafina as well as a project from Saturday »

- Michael O'Connell

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Charlie Murphy, Comedian and 'Chappelle's Show' Star, Dead at 57

12 April 2017 10:42 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, a Chappelle's Show star and an accomplished comedian in his own right, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 57. Murphy's publicist confirmed the comedian's death to Rolling Stone, adding that the cause of death was leukemia.

"Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend Charlie," the Murphy family said in a statement. "Charlie filled our family with love and laughter and there won’t be a day that goes by that his presence will not be missed. »

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Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Debut Trailer Riffs on O.J. Simpson and Isis — Watch

14 March 2017 9:39 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Dave Chappelle is back! The comedian is returning to TV this March, with two stand-up specials streaming on Netflix. These specials mark Chappelle’s first in 12 years, since “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party” came out in 2005.

Read More: ‘Dear White People’ Review: Justin Simien’s Netflix Series Sets the Standard for Movie-to-tv Adaptations

The two specials —”Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin,” which was filmed at the Palladium in Los Angeles last March, and “Dave Chappelle: Deep in the Heart of Texas,” which was filmed at Acl Live at the Moody Theater in Austin in April 2015 — have never aired before. Both were directed by Stan Lathan (“Def Comedy Jam”). Chappelle is currently on the road doing concert dates in preparation for a third Netflix special.

Dave Chappelle is a legendary voice in comedy – searing, vital, and now more than ever, essential,” said Netflix executive Lisa Nishimura in a statement, »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Debut Full Trailer Riffs on O.J. Simpson and Isis — Watch

14 March 2017 9:39 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Dave Chappelle is back! The comedian is returning to TV this March, with two stand-up specials streaming on Netflix. These specials mark Chappelle’s first in 12 years, since his “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party” came out in 2005.

Read More: ‘Dear White People’ Review: Justin Simien’s Netflix Series Sets the Standard for Movie-to-tv Adaptations

The two specials —”Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin,” which was filmed at The Palladium in Los Angeles last March; and “Dave Chappelle: Deep in the Heart of Texas,” which was filmed at Acl Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, TX, in April 2015— have never aired before. Both specials were directed by Stan Lathan (“Def Comedy Jam”). Chappelle is currently on the road doing concert dates in preparation for a third Netflix special.

Dave Chappelle is a legendary voice in comedy – searing, vital, and now more than ever, essential,” said Netflix executive Lisa Nishimura in a statement, »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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