BET AND CBS NEWS PRESENT “NO JOKE: CHRIS ROCK AND GAYLE KING,” PREMIERING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET & BET HER
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 3, 2021 – BET, in partnership with CBS News, announces a new exclusive special with comedian Chris Rock, “No Joke: Chris Rock and Gayle King,” premiering Thursday, February 4 at 10pm ET/PT on BET and BET Her. The program will feature extended excerpts of Rock’s recent sit-down interview with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King from his home, and clips from his recently released special "Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut" (Netflix), in which the award-winning comedian, actor, director, producer and writer opens up about being bullied as a kid, racism in America, Donald Trump, President Joe Biden, divorce, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Rock goes deep when discussing his critically-acclaimed performance in the FX series “Fargo” where he plays the gangster, Loy Cannon -- a challenging and dramatic role he says he didn’t “have the gravitas” to deliver earlier in his career.
Watch a “No Joke: Chris Rock and Gayle King” promo here:
Chris Rock makes you laugh, and more importantly, gets you thinking. It’s that combination that makes him one of the most acclaimed comedians of all-time. His humor and honesty is on full display in the BET Special, “No Joke: Chris Rock and Gayle King. It’s a side of Rock that viewers haven’t seen before, and one they won’t soon forget.
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