Rock revealed the big news via social media, with a video explaining that the mysterious "Tamborine" teasers the premium streaming service has been throwing at users for over a week are promos for his surprise special. That news was the first of many for Netflix as they really put an emphasis on bringing the greatest comedians to ever live to Netflix.
With his trademark laser-like observations, Rock covers the gamut of contemporary issues, with incisive and insightful commentary on life. For those not in the know, that's Valentine's Day. Rock joins the ranks of other splashy comedy acquisitions Netflix has made in recent years, including shows and specials from Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, and David Letterman.
HTC's smartphone president, Chialin Chang, resigns
HTC's Chialin Chang speaks as he displays a newly launched HTC mobile phone at a function in New Delhi on April 21, 2014. However, after Google acquired HTC's smartphone design and engineering teams, his position was somewhat redundant.
The announcement for Rock's special came with a bit of mystery.
The Commonwealth discusses who should succeed the Queen
The agenda for the summit, which has been seen by the BBC , says there will be a discussion of "wider governance considerations". The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in April is likely to be the last the Queen , now 91, will attend.
A few weeks ago, Netflix teased us all when they released a very cryptic trailer that only featured a few tambourine.
Some believed that it may have been a teaser for another season of Arrested Development or Sense8, but Netflix has finally announced that Tamborine is actually the title of a new Chris Rock stand-up special slated to debut tomorrow.
Man dies, another injured, after 'serious accident' at Heathrow
In a statement, the airport said it was "We are working closely with the emergency services and updates will follow". An airport worker at Heathrow was killed this morning in a crash between two vehicles operating on the airfield.