Tribute to Bob Saget’s Comedy Store by famous friends, comedians head to Netflix


NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

Netflix viewers will be able to watch the tribute to Bob Saget’s family and close friends, including famous comedians, in his memory at the famed Comedy Store shortly after his death.

One of Saget’s best friends, Mike Binder, revealed that the tribute, which has been described as a night filled with laughter and memories of Saget, is heading to the streamer the first week of June.

“We filmed it and I showed it to Netflix and said, ‘Look at this. 15 minutes… The comedy director said, “That’s remarkable,” and they bought it as a special. It airs the first week of June,” Binder said on Dystopia Tonight! with John Poveromo podcast.

It will first air live at the “Netflix is ​​a Joke” comedy festival, Binder said.

BOB SAGET’S WIDOW HOLDS BY AUTOPSY REPORT AMID CLAIM ‘FULL HOUSE’ STAR DIDN’T FEEL ‘WELL’ THE NIGHT HE DIED

John Stamos on drums and Darren Criss on guitar for the farewell concert at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles in memory of Bob Saget.
(Pamal Sisson)

“It’s just an amazing music special,” Saget’s friend added.

Saget’s intimate send-off to the iconic comedy club came just weeks after the comedian’s sudden death on January 9.

The ‘Full House’ star’s wife, Kelly Rizoand his daughters were joined by a host of his famous friends, including John Stamos, Jeff Ross, John Mayer, Jim Carrey and Chris Rock, for a “relatively structured” evening, Stamos publicist Matt Polk confirmed to Fox. News Digital over time.

Saget, a comedy giant also known for his longtime TV roles as “Full House” patriarch Danny Tanner and former host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” was found deceased in a Ritz- Carlton Orlando on January 9 after gracing the stage in front of a soldthe crowd in Jacksonville, Florida the previous night.

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER

Caption (left to right): Darren Criss, Mike Binder, Jim Carrey, Mike Young, Jeff Ross, Chris Rock, John Stamos, Seth Green, Byron Allen.

Caption (left to right): Darren Criss, Mike Binder, Jim Carrey, Mike Young, Jeff Ross, Chris Rock, John Stamos, Seth Green, Byron Allen.
(Pamal Sisson)

Saget’s career celebration took place at the very spot where his career blossomed. The farewell concert was hosted by Ross, Stamos and Maye and produced by Saget’s longtime pal Binder.

The evening included performances by Carrey, Rock, Mayer, Darren Criss, Jackson Browne, Michael Keaton, Jon Lovitz, Seth Green, Mike Young, Paul Rodriguez and Byron Allen, who “brought diverse unified voices in the love of a amazing man who inspired them all,” Polk said.

Stamos and Mayer formed an impromptu house band alongside other comics. The sold-out farewell concert benefited the Scleroderma Research Foundation, a cause dear to Saget. His sister Gay died of the disease.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Bob Saget and his wife Kelly Rizzo.

Bob Saget and his wife Kelly Rizzo.
(Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

“Everyone in the room knew that she and Bob were finally together, watching the festivities from the boxes high above them. The evening ended with a raucous audience led by Bob’s wife, Kelly Saget, and daughters Aubrey and Lara’s ode, in homage to Bob’s salty sense of humor, was ‘My dog ​​licked my balls,'” Polk said.

“It’s just an amazing special of the music. Everybody get up and sing ‘A Dog Licked My Balls,'” Binder teased.

Netflix representatives did not immediately return Fox News Digital’s request for comment.


foxnews entertainment

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button