TV tonight: 'The Flash' musical special, Dave Chappelle on Netflix
After a 12-year absence, Dave Chappelle (who also hosted Saturday Night Live's post-election episode), is back on TV with two concert specials. Deep in the Heart of Texas was filmed in 2015 at Austin City Limits, and The Age of Spin was filmed in 2016 at the Hollywood Palladium.
Funniest Dave Chappelle bits as new stand-up special hits Netflix
It weaves together two live gigs from Chappelle’s vault: “The Age of Spin” from March 2016 at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Palladium and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” from April 2015 in Austin, Texas
Dave Chappelle Blasts Off With His Netflix Specials
He's coming back for his comedy crown
My sister taught comedian Dave Chappelle one year when he was a high school student at Washington D.C's Duke Ellington School for the Arts. When she asked about performing some of his stand-up for the class, a teenage Chappelle demurred. He didn't want anyone stealing his material, he said.
Dave Chappelle tells Gayle King he was scared of fame
ring a recent interview with co-host Gayle King, Dave Chappelle spoke out not only about his famous decision to walk away from at the height of his popularity but also his return to the spotlight with his new Netflix specials.
“I was talkin’ to a guy… he basically said to me that comedy is a reconciliation of paradox,” Chappelle recalled of his decision to leave his show. “And I think that that was a irreconcilable moment for me. That I was in this very successful place, but the emotional content of it didn’t feel anything like what I imagined success should feel like. It just didn’t feel right.”
What's on TV: 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' 'Humans' and Dave Chappelle
Tonight, , and Netflix is premiering . Later in the week, the NCAA Men's basketball tournament continues with the Sweet 16 and Elite 8, while wraps up its run on BBC America before the Ultra HD Blu-ray goes on sale next week.
Dave Chappelle Says Key & Peele Piggybacked On His Success
Dave Chappelle has been kind of critical of Key & Peele in the past. Maybe critical isn't the right word: He's been profane about his belief that he created their comedy lane. He's also taken light jabs at the duo in the past.