Is Dave Chappelle Working on a New TV Show?


According to The Daily, the reclusive Dave Chappelle is planning a new TV show — but not one that will be airing on any network. Says an anonymous source: "Dave Chappelle’s going back to TV. It’s not for a network. It’s for Netflix or Crackle or some other subscription service.” It sounds very much like a rumor at this point, but could it be true? Chappelle hasn't shown a professional interest in anything other than the occasional stand-up appearance since Chappelle's Show flamed out, but one has to assume that if he did want to return, he'd be flooded with offers. So would he really go directly to a streaming service in order to do that? (For the record: His old pal Charlie Murphy had an original show on Crackle.) It's less crazy than leaving a hit show at the prime of your powers, right? [Daily]