Dave Chappelle Announces Return to Netflix, Thanks Ted Sarandos

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Dave Chappelle's show is returning to Netflix Feb. 12, the comedian has revealed. He also spoke about his dealings with Comedy Central and thanked Netflix chief Ted Sarandos for standing by him. At the end of a routine performed at Austin venue Stubbs titled "Redemption Song," posted on Chappelle's Instagram page on Thursday, it was […]
Dave Chappelle's show is returning to Netflix Feb. 12, the comedian has revealed. He also spoke about his dealings with Comedy Central and thanked Netflix chief Ted Sarandos for standing by him.

At the end of a routine performed at Austin venue Stubbs titled "Redemption Song," posted on Chappelle's Instagram page on Thursday, it was revealed that "Chappelle's Show" would be back on Netflix Feb. 12. The show was removed from the streamer at his request in November 2020 at the comedian's request.

The issue was a dispute around a contract that Chappelle had with Comedy Central owner ViacomCBS, which he alleged allowed the company to license the series without his agreement and also prevented him from receiving royalties.

Referring to that incident, Chappelle said in the Instagram clip: "I never asked Comedy Central for anything. If you remember, I said, 'I'm going to my real boss,' and…
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