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Jerry Seinfeld leaves Crackle for Netflix

US streamer Netflix has pulled off a big-money coup by signing comedian and writer Jerry Seinfeld to an exclusive multi-faceted production deal. Seinfeld was previously with Sony’s on-demand platform Crackle, with various commentators immediately noting this is among the first cases of a major VOD platform poaching talent from another. The pact will see 24 […]

Netflix orders trio of Dave Chappelle specials

Streaming service Netflix has ordered three comedy specials from comic Dave Chappelle. Under terms of the agreement, Chappelle and director will produce one special, and the others will be unreleased projects – one produced through the Austin City Limits Live venue and another from the Hollywood Palladium. “Dave Chappelle is a legendary voice in comedy […]