Dave Chappelle Performs At Radio City Music HallDave Chappelle is on a roll lately: Fresh off his comeback stint hosting "Saturday Night Live" on November 12, the comedian is set to headline three stand-up specials for Netflix.

The streaming service announced the specials on social media on Monday, later adding more details about the events in a press release.
One of the specials will be an original, filmed exclusively for Netflix; the other two "hail directly from Chappelle's personal comedy vault," and were filmed at Austin City Limits Live in April 2015 and the Hollywood Palladium in March 2016. Premiere dates are unknown at this point, but all three are expected to drop sometime in 2017, with the latter two released simultaneously.

"Dave Chappelle is a legendary voice in comedy — searing, vital, and now more than ever, essential," said Lisa Nishimura, vice president of original documentary and comedy for Netflix, in a statement. "Dave's three new specials promise to be some of the most anticipated events in comedy, and we are honored he will mark his global return on Netflix."

Chappelle's welcome return to comedy has been building steadily recently, with the stand-up performing a whopping 500 shows over the past few years. He famously ducked out of the public eye at the height of his "Chappelle's Show" popularity back in 2005, an absence he acknowledged in his opening monologue on "SNL."

[via: Netflix/Twitter, The Hollywood Reporter]

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