Tracy Morgan Sets Stand-Up Special For Netflix

Here’s news that continues two trends: Tracy Morgan’s comeback and Netflix signing big-name comics for stand-up specials. Two days after landing a pair of comedy specials from Louis C.K., the streaming service has inked Morgan for a new stand-up special. Staying Alive, shot at New Jersey’s landmark Count Basie Theatre, launches globally May 16. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood