March 12, 2015
The video went viral, resurfacing old accusations against the comedian and subsequently leading to over 30 women (and counting) coming out with allegations of sexual assault, among other things, against Cosby.
However, don't think this is why Buress got his own show. The comedian dispelled rumors that the added attention he received from the performance was why he landed the series in a tweet:
Also to any cospiracy theorists, the deal was closed in September.— Hannibal Buress (@hannibalburess) March 10, 2015