Norm MacDonald has passed away at the age of 61 After a long and secret battle with cancer. However, not all of the comedian’s secrets were tragic, as his sister-in-law Joyce Napier revealed in an article for CTV News That MacDonald recorded some new material alone in his living room during the pandemic, and Netflix revealed it Norm MacDonald: Nothing special The show will start on May 30th.
According to Joyce Napier:
the address Norm MacDonald: Nothing special Is an obvious misnomer, because fans long time SNL Anchor Weekend Update (Me included) Definitely glad to have the opportunity to taste another one of Norm McDonald’s often dry and dark sense of humor. However, knowing that it will be the latter is surprisingly bittersweet, and the intimacy of “the set” performed in his living room without an audience will be an interesting dynamic.
Longtime producing partner of the actor, Lori Jo Hoekstra said (via ET Canada) that this is a gift for fans from the comedian, who was not able to present this particular work to audiences in general.
An additional clip is said to follow the comedy special, which will feature Adam Sandler, Conan O’Brien, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, David Spade and Molly Shannon remembering their late friend. Chapelle will also be featured in another Netflix tribute special, in honor of Bob Saget.
After Bob Saget’s funeral in early 2022, friends and family gathered together at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood for what was then Dubbed “Shiva Rock Punk,” With comedians like Jim Carrey, Dave Chappelle and more on hand to share stories in celebration of Saget’s life and career. It was later revealed that Netflix would release the event as a special tribute, and now we know it will debut on June 10, less than two weeks after the premiere of Norm Macdonald’s final set.
Netflix subscribers He will also get access to More stand-up comedy With the onset of summer, which seems especially important in a year that has also seen Louis Anderson Losses and Gilbert Gottfried. The streaming service has curated collections and specials from Netflix Is a Joke Festival, with many debuting during June. First, however, Hall: Honoring the great standing It premieres May 19, and the stars of today—yes, Dave Chappelle in that movie too—will share their love for some comedic pioneers like Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, and George Carlin.
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