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Louis C.K. Is Bringing Two Stand-Up Specials to Netflix

The first one will hit the streaming service on April 4.

Netflix has been inking some massive deals with comedians for stand-up specials lately—everyone from Dave Chappelle to Chris Rock to Amy Schumer will debut original specials on the streaming service in 2017—and now we can add Louis C.K. to the list.

Variety reports that C.K. has signed on to release two stand-up specials on Netflix. The first of which, 2017, will hit the site in April. Netflix has streamed C.K.'s stand-up specials before, but these will be the first to debut exclusively on the site.

"Louis has been one of the most innovative comedy voices in this new era of stand-up," Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix told Variety. "He has also been a thought leader in the business of comedy. We have marveled at his creativity and his ability to invent comedically and commercially, and are thrilled that he is bringing his newest specials to Netflix."

Netflix plans to debut 2017 on April 4, with the second on track to drop presumably later this year. A few new Louis C.K. stand-up specials are great and all, but if Netflix really wanted to go big, it'd nab the Horace and Pete rights from Hulu and crank out another season of the comedian's underappreciated masterpiece web series.