LOS ANGELES – Netflix has removed Dave Chappells’ Come Come Made sketch series “Chapels Show” following a request from a comedian to do so.
Chapel broke the news in A A long Instagram video called “Unforgiven.” Featuring recent stand-up gig footage. During the show, Chappell claimed he “never got paid” after leaving the show, which was owned by ViacomCBS.
“They (VycomCBS) didn’t have to pay me because I signed the contract,” Chappell said in the video. “But is that true? I knew these people were doing my job and they never asked me or they never told me. I signed the contract for purely legal reasons. But is that true? Me I don’t think so. That’s why I choose to work for Netflix. I choose to work for Netflix because when all those bad things happened to me, that company didn’t even exist. And when I found out that they ‘ I was furious when the chaplain’s show was streaming … how could they not – how could they not know? So you know what I did? I called them and I told them I felt bad about this And you want to know what they do? They agreed that they would pick it up. Their platform just so I could feel better. “
Netflix did not comment on the matter.
Chappell has created multiple features with Netflix and currently calls Streamer its comedy home. Concerns about the possibility of losing the comedian contributed to Netflix’s decision.
“Chapel’s Show” is still available on many Wycombes brands, including its original home Come Come Central and CBS All Access Access, as well as HBO Max, where it was recently licensed. The series, which was created, was produced by Executive and titled by Chapel, lasted three seasons between 2003 and 2006.
News of the show’s removal comes about three weeks after the show began streaming on Netflix, and a few weeks after Chappell called both Netflix and HBO Max for streaming his show. Hosting the episode “Saturday Night Live” Right after the election.
Chappell drew attention to the fact that the services were running a show featuring his grandfather’s name, but he was not paid for it.
“If he could see me now, he would probably buy this N — and sell more than me,” Chaplain said on SNL.
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