“Netflix is a Joke Fest” to Feature Some of Comedy’s Biggest Names

Dave Chappelle. Photo by Mathieu Bitton/REX/Shutterstock (9011452e)

After giving us one hilarious stand-up comedy special after another, Netflix is bringing some of our favorite comedy stars to one place. Netflix is a Joke Fest is coming to Los Angeles this spring, and recorded shows will be available on this streaming service later this year.

Ted Sarandos, Netflix chief content officer, announced the news in a press release and said the platform is proud to “share the electricity and excitement of the festival” with Netflix subscribers around the world.

“It’s our honor to transform LA for one week into the funniest place on. This festival is a unique celebration of the art of comedy, and the role it plays in reflecting our lives and defining culture,” said Sarandos in a statement.

Netflix is a Joke Fest will feature appearances from some of the biggest comedy legends, including Kevin Hart, Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Jamie Foxx, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin. It will take place between April 27th and May 3rd, at various venues across Los Angeles.