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Netflix strikes deal with Chris Rock for two new stand-up specials

In yet another instance highlighting Netflix's willingness to pay top dollar for premium content, the streaming giant recently inked a deal with Chris Rock for two new stand-up specials. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix will pay Rock $40 million for the two specials, easily making it the highest payday for a stand-up special in history. DON'T MISS: Here’s how Samsung might kill the Galaxy Note brand without actually killing it The first special will be taped sometime in 2017 and will presumably air later in the year.
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