FIRST AIRED: January 23, 2018

Nice work! Enjoy the show!


You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 1



He told the audience that he used to be a comedian. Bill Cosby returning to the stage on Monday to perform stand up for the first time since being swept up in sexual assault allegations three years ago. Cosby performed at the La Rose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, joking about his blindness.
>> You see a blind person walking to a police officer.>>
It was a welcoming audience this time. But Cosby's family friendly reputation has been destroyed in the mainstream by dozens of sexual assault allegations.
He has denied assaulting anyone, describing the encounters as consensual.>>
We love you, Bill!>> His first trial in June last year ended in a mistrial, but he's due back in court in April for a re-trial. On charges that he drugged and assaulted former Temple Basketball Administrator, Andrea Constand, in his home in 2004.
After Monday night's show, Cosby said he feels comfortable being back in the spotlight.>> This is life and life changes.>> And so it's not be fear to go out, I go out.>> How do you feel?>> His performance drew criticism online. With novelist, Terry McMillan, tweeting that if someone gave her front row seats to see Cosby, she would burn them.
>> Yeah.