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How to Watch Chris Rock: Selective Outrage

Chris Rock stars in Netflix’s first live stand-up comedy special.

Netflix is known for its stand-up comedy specials, but the streamer will try doing it live for the first time today.

Chris Rock will headline Netflix’s first global live broadcast tonight on Saturday, Mar. 4, with his stand-up special Selective Outrage, which is expected to cover topics like the Will Smith slap from last year’s Oscars ceremony. Here’s what you need to know about Chris Rock: Selective Outrage if you want to watch it live on Netflix tonight.

How do I watch Chris Rock: Selective Outrage?

Chris Rock: Selective Outrage airs Mar. 4 on Netflix at 7 p.m. Pacific/10 p.m. Eastern. To watch the live special on Netflix, you need a Netflix account. Check out our Netflix review to learn more about the streamer.

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What is Chris Rock: Selective Outrage about?

Details about Selective Outrage are relatively slim, but it’s expected Rock will talk about when Will Smith slapped him at the 2022 Oscars. The New York Post reported that Rock has been workshopping Will Smith-related material earlier this week ahead of Selective Outrage‘s performance tonight. Rock performed his most recent stand-up material live for his Ego Death World Tour in 2022.

Selective Outrage is Rock’s second Netflix comedy special. He previously released 2018’s Tambourine, which covered topics including his personal life and infidelity.

What time is Chris Rock’s special on Netflix?

Rock will go onstage at 7 p.m. Pacific/10 p.m. Eastern live tonight from the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Netflix has also planned a full night of live programming alongside Selective Outrage. The preshow and postshow events will only be available live and won’t be replayable.

Chris Rock: Selective Outrage show schedule

Event Date Time (EST) Details
The Show Before the Show Saturday, Mar. 4 9:30 p.m. EST

  • Live preshow event hosted by Ronny Chieng
  • Appearances from Sir Paul McCartney, Jerry Seinfeld, and more
The Show After the Show Saturday, Mar. 4 After Selective Outrage finishes

  • Live postshow event hosted by David Spade and Dana Carvey
  • Appearances from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and more

Where can I watch Chris Rock live?

Selective Outrage will air globally on the Netflix app today. While the special airs, you can rewind, pause, or return to watching the show live on Netflix. Once Selective Outrage finishes, you’ll be able to rewatch the special on-demand.

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