Louis C.K. to offer new comedy special on his official site, exclusively

By | November 3, 2011 at 11:58 pm | 13 comments | feature slider, News | Tags: ,

Louis C.K. is recording his next hour-long special on Nov. 10 at the Beacon Theater in New York City. But like most other things he does in the comedy industry, he’s doing it on his own terms. Check it out. During his appearance on Conan tonight, he announced that the special will be available only on his official website louisck.net. There will be no huge premiere on Comedy Central or HBO or Showtime and no access on Netflix or any other Video On Demand service. Starting Dec. 10, you can view the special on C.K.’s site for the price of $5 through PayPal. C.K. just wanted to make sure he made enough money to cover the cost of production; ticket sales will go toward that.

So, what do you think? Is this a smart way to distribute Louie’s new special? Sound off in the comments section!

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  • Jacob

    Are there any plans for it to be released on cd/dvd?

  • http://twitter.com/NoahOdabashian NoahOdabashian

    he will have to make sure he has the right set up or else the server will crash and no one will get to see it. pouty face.

  • http://twitter.com/NoahOdabashian NoahOdabashian

    he will have to make sure he has the right set up or else the server will crash and no one will get to see it. pouty face.

  • Lukekpat

    I’m just glad to see a new Louis CK special so soon.  Support him from tv to online.  

  • Mmwoodruff

    Great idea, the Radiohead route.  No middle man!

  • http://www.facebook.com/matt.manzella Matt Manzella

    $5 is a good price. If just 200,000 people buy it, that’s still a well deserved million dollars for Mr. CK, I think he’ll reach that number easily. I’ll definitely be getting it.

  • http://twitter.com/ryuuzaraki jace brown

    fuckin brilliant

  • http://twitter.com/MattnStuff Matt Larson

    I’d give Louis $5 even without the special. Seriously.. $5?!? This guy is a man of the people.

  • http://www.facebook.com/timmeh.green Timothy Green

    i love it because im the demographic and the internet is where to find me and entertain me and take money from me

  • Dave

    Whoa, clicking the thumbnail I thought Louis was sporting a wicked afro but it turns out to be mere autumn trees…

  • Dave

    Whoa, clicking the thumbnail I thought Louis was sporting a wicked afro but it turns out to be mere autumn trees…

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