After years of Emmy glory, HBO hosted a civilized affair in an airy plaza. The Netflix party was loud, with Dave Chappelle and Tiffany Haddish among the revelers.
The streaming giant will boycott the festival this year in protest against a rule requiring them to show their movies in French movie theaters.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who has served 24 years on the board, has told friends that the academy’s serial controversies have exhausted her.
Aziz Ansari’s comedy special “Buried Alive” will make its debut on Netflix, becoming the biggest stand-up special distributed by that subscription service, which promises even more comedy.