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Aziz Ansari said he was afraid the sexual misconduct allegation made against him would end his career but that he hopes it made him a better person

Aziz Ansari reportedly opened up about the sexual misconduct allegation in front of a crowd of 200 people at New York's Village Underground on Monday.
Ellen DeGeneres.

Netflix announces the release of Ellen DeGeneres’ first stand-up comedy special in 15 years

Netflix announced the release date for Ellen DeGeneres first stand-up comedy special in 15 years, "Relatable," with a promotional video on Tuesday. The special debuts on Netflix on December 18.
Caroline Hirsch is renowned in the comedy world for her ability to spot emerging talent like Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle.

The comedy icon who spotted talent like Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle, and Michelle Wolf explains how she’s done it

Carolines and New York Comedy Festival founder Caroline Hirsch has been renowned for more than 30 years for her constantly evolving ability to find and showcase the next big names in comedy. She tells us what she's learned in her unlikely career path.
Chris Rock in "Tamborine"

Chris Rock’s new Netflix special takes on the gun-control debate — and was released the same day as the Florida high-school shooting

The timing of Chris Rock's new Netflix special, "Tamborine," released the same day as the Florida shooting, is eerie for his tackling of the gun debate.

Netflix put out 17 comedy specials this quarter, and Dave Chappelle’s was its most-watched of all time

Netflix is supercharging its investment in stand-up comedy, and Dave Chappelle’s first was the streaming giant’s most-viewed comedy special of all time.