On Sunday, September 10, Netflix celebrated Def Comedy Jam 25 with a special event at the Beverly Hilton. Featured talent included Bill Bellamy, Cedric the Entertainer, Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, Adele Givens, Eddie Griffin, Tiffany Haddish, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Kid Capri, Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Craig Robinson, JB Smoove, Joe Torry, Sheryl Underwood, Katt Williams and executive producers Stan Lathan, Russell Simmons, Jesse Collins, and Sandy Wernick. Def Comedy Jam 25 will launch exclusively on Netflix Tuesday, September 26th in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, “Def Comedy Jam.”
Additional event attendees included Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos and Netflix Vice President of Original Documentary & Comedy Programming Lisa Nishimura, Flex Alexander, Kenya Barris, Boogie B, Leon Bridges, Neil Brown, Jr., Logan Browning, Jimmy Carr, Morris Chestnut, Roy Choi, Deon Cole, Mike Colter, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Affion Crockett, Mark Curry, DeRay Davis, Michael Ealy, Omar Epps, Estelle, Fortune Feimster, Flavor Flav, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Meagan Good, Lance Gross, Marg Helgenberger, DeRon Horton, Bernard David Jones, Deandre Jordan, Gerald “Slink” Johnson, Nia Long, Metta World Peace, Trevante Rhodes, Retta, Marque Richardson, Diallo Riddle, Bob Sumner, Karrueche Tran, Tyrese Gibson, Amanda Seales, Angela Simmons, Nathaniel “Earthquake” Stroman, Rich Voss, Marlon Wayans, Jesse Williams, Dewanda Wise, Josh Wolf, and more.