The comedian said "blackface ain't cool," but added that "intention" matters. On the late-night talk show host, Rock said: "Jimmy's a great guy."
Lionsgate announced that when the show comes to Amazon’s IMDb TV, it will feature a title card noting the "historical authenticity" and "disturbing images related to race in America."
The nominal steps by shows like "30 Rock," "Scrubs," "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons" to address racism feel like empty gestures.
Black writers criticized the decision to scrap a 1988 show featuring two characters in mud masks as "counterproductive" and "stupid."
The longtime vlogger told her 20 million followers goodbye after apologizing for blackface and other "problematic" videos.
Multiple episodes with stars Zach Braff and Sarah Chalke in blackface will no longer be available on Hulu.
“That delay was a mistake,” the late night host wrote in a statement.
"I apologize for pain they have caused," the sitcom's star and creator wrote.
"I own it," the shock jock said. The videos include a 1993 clip of himself mocking Ted Danson's infamous blackface from that year.
The “Tonight Show” host said that darkening his face to impersonate Chris Rock was a “terrible decision.”