Posted Tue Mar 7, 2017 at 06:30 AM PST by Steven Cohen
The comedian's first Netflix Original Special will premiere in April.
Netflix has announced plans to debut two new original stand-up shows from comedian Louis C.K.. The first special, '2017,' was filmed in Washington DC and is set to premiere on April 4 exclusively through Netflix.
"Louis has been one of the most innovative comedy voices in this new era of stand up. He has also been a thought leader in the business of comedy. We have marveled at his creativity and his ability to invent comedically and commercially, and are thrilled that he is bringing his newest specials to Netflix," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix.
Comedian Louis C.K. is best known for his various stand-up shows and his award-winning FX series, 'Louie.' In addition, C.K. recently wrote, directed, and starred in his own original drama series, 'Horace and Pete,' which is now available through Hulu. An exact release date for the second Louis C.K. Netflix Original Special has not been announced yet.
In addition to the new Louis C.K. stand-up shows, Netflix also recently announced plans to debut two never-before-seen specials starring Dave Chappelle on March 21. Likewise, Chappelle and director Stan Lathan are also set to produce a new original stand-up comedy special exclusively for Netflix.
Other upcoming Netflix premieres include 'Love' season two on March 10, 'Iron Fist' on March 17, 'Grace and Frankie' season three on March 24, 'The Discovery' on March 31, '13 Reasons Why' on March 31, 'The Get Down - Part II' on April 7, 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' on April 14, 'Sandy Wexler' on April 14, 'Girlboss' on April 21, 'Bill Nye Saves the World' on April 21, 'Dear White People' on April 28, 'Casting JonBenet' on April 28, 'Anne' on May 12, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' season three on May 19, 'War Machine' on May 26, 'House of Cards' season five on May 30, 'Orange is the New Black' season five on June 9, and 'Stranger Things' season two on October 31.
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