Celebrated stand-up comedian, Daily Show correspondent, and LA family man Al Madrigal tells true tales of Coach Frankie, the Cholo soccer dad; “Liam Neeson”, the mushroom-addled cleaning lady; and Jesus the day laborer mas fuerte!
Before a live audience at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco, Schumer airs every hilarious, messed up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with unexpected body parts to hate-filled personal grooming appointments. In her matter-of-fact raunchy style, at odds with her self-described “Cabbage Patch Kid” appearance, Schumer tells stories of a boyfriend who makes dirty requests over dinner, the way she outsmarts her birth control, and a shocking ending to a seemingly innocent cab ride.
The notorious roast specialist and rising star brings his
signature dark and twisted point of view to his new special. The once dubbed "satanic prince
of stand-up" routinely goes where few comedians would even consider going, saying things
most wouldn't even dare, without any hesitation.
The Ben Show is a sketch show/man-on-the-street hybrid from the mind of comedian Ben Hoffman. Every week, with the advice of unwitting strangers and experts alike, Ben works towards a personal goal like starting a band, buying a gun, going on a blind date or returning to his hometown in Kentucky. Along the way on Ben's journey, the show features original sketches, songs and animation. Follow Ben on his weekly adventure to see just where all the advice he solicits lands him in the end.
Based on the popular live show of the same name, "The Benson Interruption" features comedian Doug Benson sitting on stage and interrupting his friends' performances. Why? Because the show isn't called "The Benson Sits Quietly and Doesn't Bother Anyone," that's why. Benson's guests - some of the biggest names in stand-up and improvisational comedy including Adam Carolla, Nick Swardson, Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Thomas Lennon, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Eugene Mirman - will share stories and talk about what's going on in the world and Benson will chime in whenever he darn well pleases.
Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant theoretical physicists, the kind of guys who understand the nuts and bolts of how the universe is put together. But none of that genius helps them deal with people--especially women. When a free-spirited beauty, Penny, moves in next door, sensitive Leonard realizes that she could represent his best chance to live in the real world. Even Leonard's pragmatic roommate, Sheldon, whose idea of meaningful social interaction is gathering "friends" on MySpace and playing Klingon Boggle until 1:00 a.m., can see that Penny might just change both of their lives.
Two yoked and tanned best bros take on the world and make it their bitch.
The “Roastmaster General,” Jeff Ross, brings down his roasting skills on everything and everyone in his path. Ross and his not-very-nice pals will take aim at each week's most-discussed people, places and things.
Mencia is back and at the top of his game. As outspoken as ever, he brings fans into bold new comedic territory, using personal stories and an uncompromising world view to connect with his universal and diverse fan base. Filmed at the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, CA, Mencia's latest special puts him in a new light while still showcasing the trademark "keep it real" attitude his fans have always loved.
As unsuspecting patrons hop in the cab and buckle up, the lights come on and host Adam Growe – initially posing as a regular cabbie – fills the surprised contestant in on the rules of the game. The Cash Cab will take them all the way to their destination and en route Growe will ask them trivia questions regarding science, nature and technology. The questions grow progressively more challenging with each correct answer earning a cash award. The harder the question, the more money it’s worth – but beware of incorrect answers! A wrong answer earns a strike – and after three strikes you’re out and on the curb!
Comedian Dave Chappelle takes his street-smart comedy to a whole new level in the critically-acclaimed half-hour, provocative sketch comedy series, Chappelle's Show.
The half-hour, 10-episode, current-affairs magazine show parody, starring David Alan Grier, takes on a variety of contemporary topics from a decidedly African-American perspective, making no apologies for its biased approach. Everyone and everything is fair game. Grier serves as the acerbic, all-knowing, in-studio host, as well as portraying multiple characters within the series' investigative reports, presented by a cast of three correspondents.
The Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick, celebrates all things nerdy in his first Comedy Central
special. Features candid tales that cover virginity, chess club, shark vaginas, awkward childhood, awkward adulthood (which in his case is an extension of childhood) and a myriad of other topics which may or may not include Quidditch.
Stephen Colbert is a journalist with gravitas, dignity and balls - and he is not afraid to use them. What The Daily Show is to news, The Colbert Report is to the smorgasbord of personality-driven, pundit programming - except intentionally funny.
This historic, one-night-only celebration honoured the most talented writers, directors, actors and stand-ups, across all of comedy, who provided the laugh track to our lives in the past year: the pioneers who pushed boundaries; the TV shows that we rushed home for; the movies that are etched into our collective pop-culture memory; the stand-up comedians and the viral videos that make us laugh every day.
Stand up and cheer for everything stand-up. With an extensive library of stand-up comedy, Comedy Central has a whole lot of stars and a whole new set of laughs - everything from A-listers in new and classic performances, to up-and-comers and alternative acts.
Comedy Inc.’s high-energy cast, who are all writers for the show, each bring their individual uniqueness to each episode’s fast-paced sketches. Twisted, inventive and often dark, Comedy Inc. bristles with political/social satire and vigorous physical comedy.
Comedy Now has featured more than 100 comics over the years and won numerous accolades, including several international awards and performance Geminis. The all-Canadian, uncensored stand-up series has helped pave the way for numerous Canadian writer/comedians including Brent Butt, Jeremy Hotz, Roman Danylo, Nikki Payne, Shaun Majumder, Sean Cullen, Gavin Crawford, Brigitte Gall and Elvira Kurt.
Community is about higher education – and lower expectations. The student body at Greendale Community College is made up of high-school losers, newly divorced housewives, and old people who want to keep their minds active. Within these not-so-hallowed halls is a band of misfits, at the centre of which is fast-talking lawyer Jeff Winger, whose degree has been revoked. The group forms a study group and, in true The Breakfast Club fashion, they end up learning a lot more about themselves then they do about their course work.
He had a show. Then he had a different show. Now, The Comedy Network brings Coco back to Canada, with Conan O’Brien’s new late-night series, Conan.
Following the adventures of a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River, Saskatchewan, Corner Gas focuses on the life (or lack thereof) of Brent LeRoy, proprietor of a gas station that is the only stop for miles around and a hub of action on the Prairies.
Television's Ben spends time with target audience to find out what makes them tick.
Jon Stewart and a team of correspondents (including Canucks, Samantha Bee and Jason Jones) comment on the day's stories employing actual news footage, taped field pieces, in-studio guests and on-the-spot coverage of important news events.
Dan Phillips is now, almost on purpose, the Mayor of Wessex. He ran on a whim and was elected by default. Dan's first term has started and he is unprepared, unqualified and in way over his head. This season, Dan gets himself in trouble with the Chief of Police, a neighbouring mayor and a dodgy Ethics Commissioner. Meanwhile on the personal front, Dan haplessly navigates his way through his relationship with Claire while attempting to have a not-too-weird friendship with Claire's ex, Mike. Dan also struggles to find time to have a beer with his old pal Jeff, the new owner of Fern's Bar and Grill.
Comedian Demetri Martin performs at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York
City, using illustrations and his guitar to poke fun at cultural norms, adages and customs.
Part improvisational and part mockumentary, Dog Bites Man features a group of dysfunctional faux newscasters interviewing and interacting with real people in front of the camera and behind the scenes of KHBX-TV, a fictitious local news station in Spokane, WA. Features Zach Galifianakis, A.D. Miles, Andrea Savage and Matt Walsh.
Hosted by Jordan Rubin, The Download is a new show that meets at the intersection of comedy and social media. The show features guests that-- wait a minute. You're not even reading this, are you? Admit it. You're just watching the videos. How dare you? What do you think this is? The Internet?
Drawn Together snatches characters from across the cartoon multi-verses and dumps them under a single roof. After agreeing to have their lives taped, the animated housemates must learn to live like reality TV stars, only with more pop culture references, gratuitous violence, booze and bodily malfunctions.
Find out what happens when cartoon characters stop being polite . . . and start making out in hot tubs.
When it comes to satirical observational comedy, Eugene Mirman (BOB’S BURGERS) is a wizard at finding humour in what ordinary people find mundane. In this special, Mirman discusses the Tea Party, his childhood notebook, his letter to a cable company, notes on cocktail napkins, and also plays the Theremin.
Freak Show chronicles the adventures and misadventures of the illustrious Freak Squad, a band of carnival freaks secretly employed to undertake low-priority missions for the Pentagon. In their down time, they retreat to their alternative lives as performers in America's last independently owned freak show and protect the business from the greedy clutches of "Freak-Mart," a corporate behemoth intent on destroying them at any cost.
Shining the spotlight on some of the funniest and most unique comedians out there is The Half Hour. Join Joe Mande, Theo Von, Garfunkel and Oates, and more for their first solo specials, exclusively on thecomedynetwork.ca.
In his first hour-long special, Chicago-bred, New York-based Buress brings his celebrated deadpan wit to life’s absurdities with stories of his three-cop jaywalking bust in Montreal, a bloodless airport shoot-out, and various late nights with questionable women. In front of a live audience at the Gramercy Theatre in New York, Buress re-imagines hardcore rappers as real estate agents and skewers grown men who can’t hold their liquor.
Millie Upton is a successful children's author who's prone to flying off the handle. Stan Dirko is Millie's less-than-qualified life-coach. Together, they work through Millie's ...err...unpredictable spasms. It's a case of the lost leading the lost, with the best of intentions and very little chance of success.
Stand-up comedian, actor, and Emmy-losing writer Demetri Martin brings his unique brand of observational and surreal humour to "Important Things" a 30-minute comedy series that mixes stand-up, sketches, animation, studio bits, and music. Each very important episode explores one important subject like “Power”, or “Safety” or… “Chairs”!
Amy Schumer, the stand-up comedian, actress, writer, and two-time COMEDY CENTRAL ROASTer is poised to shock viewers with her no-holds-barred take on topics including sex and relationships – all demonstrated through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up, and woman-on-the-street interviews.
A stage, a microphone and a stool are used like never before as the highly expressive Smoove gives fans a glimpse into his ridiculously creative mind. Filmed at the The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, random thoughts and everyday observations are transformed into hilarity when seen through the eyes of Smoove. From police chases to advice on ladies to King Kong, find out just how he dooz it.
The Jeff Dunham Show takes his beloved characters off the stage and places them into real world scenarios including Walter and Jeff visiting a licensed psychologist to save their relationship, Bubba J taking aim at a real rifle range and Achmed attempting to sign up new recruits at an actual job fair. Jeff Dunham and his infamous characters, Walter, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Peanut, Bubba J and Jose Jalapeno on a Stick find a home at The Comedy Network.
In this one-hour special, Ross returns to roast his way across the U.S., one city and one group of masochistic volunteer roastees at a time. Travelling through cities including Seattle, Toronto, Las Vegas, Miami and Madison, Ross roasts a statue of Abe Lincoln in Washington D.C., gets roasted by John Rich in Nashville, and in Minneapolis, brings an old friend onstage to tell a very intimate story the way only Jeff Ross can. It all adds up to an incredible hour-long tribute to the United States, and the people that inhabit it.
Anthony Jeselnik will unleash his razor-sharp take on each week's must-see "train wreck"
news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit and the places we all troll for the darker,
more shocking and lurid stories. Two panelists will join Jeselnik to further bash pop culture and
gleefully rip the veil of sanctity from off-limit topics.(
Koy is back with a new special filled with hilarious stories about his life and family. Filmed at the Alex Theater in Glendale, CA, Koy explains why he feels sleep is a near-death experience, why his son will always associate the image of his naked father with earthquakes and offers a helpful tip for escaping the agony of parenthood. Newcomers will be engaged by Koy’s animated style and fans will find plenty of laughs from the comedian they love.
John Mulaney: a pleasant, nearly 30-year-old man who enjoys making fun of himself and others. In this special, Mulaney tackles such red-hot topics as quicksand, Motown singers, and an elderly man he once met in a bathroom. Through his stories, viewers can watch Mulaney age from a nervous, dishonest child, to a still nervous, dishonest adult.
In John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, Oliver plays host to a night of stand-up featuring today's hottest comedians. Each episode opens with Oliver's witty observations before introducing his guests' show-stopping performances. The laughs come courtesy of notable comedy greats such as Paul F. Tompkins, Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn, Eugene Mirman, Maria Bamford, Nick Kroll and Greg Fitzsimmons. Other comics appearing on the series include Mary Lynn Rajskub, Matt Braunger, Hannibal Buress, Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, Chris Hardwick, Matt McCarthy and Hari Kondabolu.
Every week Jon brings you fresh and unique takes on stories from all across America. Each show is a new adventure where Jon unwittingly becomes part of a story he's investigating. From hard hitting news to the softer side of human interest stories Jon, and his van, are there.
It’s the exclusive access everyone craves, all from the comfort of home when The Comedy Network invites viewers to Montréal for the Just For Laughs Festival in the new Original Series Just For Laughs: All Access. From the hustle and bustle backstage, to the uproarious stand-up onstage, Comedy delivers every hysterical moment of the star-studded galas through 13, brand-new, one-hour episodes, featuring the fine-tuned antics of hosts Bill Hader, Joel McHale, Jeremy Hotz, Jack McBrayer, Jason Jones, and John Pinette, as well as The Muppets.
Seen in 100 countries, Just For Laughs: Gags is a hidden camera/reality TV series that is, perhaps, the most honest of all reality TV programming. Its formula is simple, but it works: throw in a camera, some clever practical jokes and a few unsuspecting "victims," and you've got yourself a surefire recipe for laughter.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele present "Key & Peele," an original sketch-comedy show coming to The Comedy Network. Whether it's satirizing the President, spoofing Nazis, or ordering up some soul food, "Key & Peele" will showcase their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world.
Known to many as a correspondent on The Daily Show, Kristen Schaal unleashes her hysterical comedic wit upon San Francisco. Schaal will talk about taints. She will perform her magician’s assistant audition. She may even surprise the audience with a special guest: her dancing horse.
Nick Kroll is the creator,writer and star of Kroll Show, a fresh take on sketch comedy, showcasing Kroll’s incredible ability to create memorable and hilarious characters who pop off the screen.
Kyle Kinane contemplates the existence of God, and the true meaning of being delivered an
Who better to serve as the ultimate decider on all things evil than Lewis Black? Lewis Black: Root of All Evil pits either two people such as Kim Jong Il and Tila Tequila or pop culture topics such as You Tube vs. Porn against each other in an open debate setting. A rotating group of comedians take the stage and argue who or what is most evil with Black making the final decision.
The backdrop is The Gotham Comedy Club, known to be one of the leading comedy clubs in New York City. USA Today notes that it is "one of the top places in the country to sit down and watch stand-up." Features all-star hosts and rising comedy stars such as Jo Koy, Bobby Lee, Judah Friedlander, Paul F. Tompkins, Charlie Murphy, Doug Benson, Rob Riggle and Jim Jefferies, among others.
Entirely shot on location in Mexico, Canada, France, England, and elsewhere, LOL :-) takes viewers to wild and exotic places from castaways stranded on a deserted island or explorers deep in the jungle, to beaches and scenes from the Vietnam War.
T.J. Miller hosts this unique new half-hour stand-up series, complete with stand-up performances from Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, Chris D’Elia, Pete Holmes, and Reggie Watts, sketch comedy and visualizations.
Hosted by Darrin Rose, Match Game features two competitors and a panel of six celebrities, leading to unlimited homegrown hilarity. The series will put some of Canada’s funniest people in the spotlight, as the competitors have to ‘match’ their answers to fill-in-the-blank questions to those of the panellists. Through three rounds of play, only one competitor is left to go up against three of their chosen celebrities, with each matching answer increasing their winnings. In the final round, competitors spin the Star Wheel and play against the celebrity the wheel lands on.
In his first one-hour special, Braunger enthusiastically brings awkward to a whole new level of funny with his descriptive and inventive wit.
Men at Work tracks four friends working together at a magazine as they wend through the sizzles and fizzles of life, love, friendship and work. This posse of pals includes a witty fellow who wades back into the dating pool following a breakup, a ladies' man, a sophisticated features writer and an awkward reporter with a steady girlfriend.
BFF's or worst enemies? Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter banter and bicker in their series "Michael & Michael Have Issues" on The Comedy Network. Insanely inventive, Michael & Michael Have Issues is equal parts sketch comedy, workplace satire, and desperate cry for help
Speaking his mind one episode at a time, cultural spitfire Carlos Mencia takes on everyone from every background with his no-holds-barred, razor-sharp humour in Mind of Mencia. Shot in studio and on location, and based on Mencia's unique point of view on the world including topics such as ethnic stereotypes, race relations, immigration, war, patriotism, capitalism and family. The show includes Mencia's comments on pop culture and current events, man-on-the-street interviews, commercial parodies, as well as interaction with the studio audience.
The Comedy Network is proud to air for the first time ever some of the funniest films ever. Every weekend starting at Midnight.
Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, The Swedish Chef, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, and the rest of the Muppet favourites for a night of star-studded comedy. Featuring humans Jim Breuer, Steve Patterson, Pete Zedlacher, and Adam Hills, this special is the all-singing, all-dancing primetime wonder audiences have been waiting for.
In this docu-reality comedy, Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help struggling companies with strategies that no traditional business consultant would dare to attempt.
"NewsRadio" showcases the hilarious antics of the whimsical #2 news radio station in New York City. The corral of characters are eccentric and witty, and they surprise each other with their back-and-forth banter. Their workplace humor also supplies an abundance of laughs amidst this unlikely bunch of colleagues. A classic.
Comedic all-stars unite for "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs" hosted by Jon Stewart.
Before achieving success as a comedian, actor, and writer, Paul F. Tompkins toiled in the ranks of the common working man and he shares some of his incredible experiences in this all-new special. Using his trademark storytelling style, Tompkins recounts his stint as a disgruntled hat salesman, his evolution into a sticky-fingered video store clerk, and how hosting Best Week Ever led to inadvertently donning women’s undergarments.
Bearded handyman Red Green and his nerdy nephew Harold host The Red Green Show from Possum Lodge, Canada. Viewers gain raft-making skills, marriage tips and a million and one uses for duct tape.
Reno 911! gives viewers the chance to witness Reno's "finest" at work and at play, offering a hilarious and unexpected spoof of the traditional cop reality program, complete with character-driven comedy and soap opera-like twists and turns. Within each episode, viewers get a "fly on the wall" glimpse of the Reno 911! cops' uncensored opinions, ranging from their most personal feelings to professional critiques of their colleagues.
For some, Bob Saget is known world-wide for his television roles, having set a precedent by simultaneously starring in two top-ten primetime series - the long-running sitcom "Full House" while also serving as the eight-year host of "America's Funniest Home Videos." For others, Bob is known by a more "adult" audience because of his edgier stand-up comedy, theater, television and film work. Watch Saget get destroyed by a panel of the hottest comedians working today (and Cloris Leachman)
With tiger blood running through his veins, and the goddesses at his side, Ma-Sheen is about to put his life in jeopardy yet again."You could say I've been providing kindling for this Roast for a while," said Sheen. "It's time to light it up. It's going to be epic."
A star-studded panel of loud mouths hassle the Hoff at The Roast of David Hasselhoff. As the guest of dishonor for a party, the Hoff better get off the beach because he’s about to get burned.
Flavor Flav is getting clocked! Roastmaster Katt Williams leads a superstar lineup of flavor haters including Carrot Top, Greg Giraldo, Ice-T, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Lampanelli, Brigitte Nielsen, Patton Oswalt, Jeffrey Ross, Snoop Dogg, and Sommore as they get all up in his grillz.
As one of the world's most outspoken and pioneering comedians, the Red Carpet is getting rolled out for the #RoseanneRoast. When asked about the Roast, Roseanne remarked, “All I can say is good luck finding anything about me to make fun of... I mean, I've never made a mistake or offended anyone in my life!”
Prepare yourself for a raw night of fresh comedy. Russell Simmons and the minds that brought you Def Comedy Jam are delivering a stand-up comedy show, hosted by JB Smoove
Step into the incredible world of Sarah Silverman as she goes about her life, which, on any given day, can include sleeping with God, taking an AIDS test to cure the blahs and stubbing her vagina. The Sarah Silverman Program stars comedian Silverman who plays a character (aptly named Sarah Silverman) whose absurd daily life is told through a comical array of scripted scenes and songs, savage cultural observations and smart-bomb one liners.
As one of the first television series to consistently skewer television itself, SCTV chronicles the characters - both in front of and behind the camera - of a critically underfunded television station in Melonville, North America. SCTV launched the careers of some of the biggest names in comedy, including John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Martin Short and Dave Thomas.
Gold Jerry, Gold. With its unique take on life's most mundane moments, Seinfeld -- referred to as "the show about nothing"-garnered countless accolades, initiated a string of words and terms into North America's pop culture lexicon... and continues to draw audiences into its uniquely comic world.
No other sitcom has had such an impact on pop culture as The Simpsons, allowing it to live up the claim that it's the best television show ever. The Simpsons is also the most honored animated series in television history, having garnered 18 Emmys, a Peabody and numerous other awards.
Created by comic geniuses, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the adult-oriented series features the misadventures of four eight-year old boys whose everyday lives regularly intersect with world events and include elements of the paranormal, the mythical and the divine.
He made a name for himself as the anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" and now Norm Macdonald is set to unleash his deadpan delivery on the sports world. Taped in front of a live studio audience, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald features Macdonald's unique and comedic take on the most topical and controversial stories from the sports world.
In his first hour-long special, Todd Barry reflects on his history as a germaphobe, gives important travel tips, and explains what you’re really paying for when you order spaghetti at a restaurant.
Comedian Daniel Tosh takes a byte out of the internet when he dishes up his twisted take on the world wide web, bringing you the latest viral videos, the freakiest digital celebs, and his own outrageously original sketches from the .com zone. There's also a viral clip of the week, and "Web Redemption," which gives subjects of infamous viral videos (i.e. "Afro Ninja") a chance to redeem themselves from the embarrassment with which they've become synonymous.
Comedy gets uglier with Ugly Americans. Set in an alternate universe New York City, the animated series follows the life of Mark Lilly (voiced by Matt Oberg), a social worker at the "Department of Integration," as he helps new citizens, both human and "other," adapt to hectic city life. There are easier tasks than weaning vampires off blood, socializing land-whales and housebreaking werewolves, but Mark is up to the challenge.
What do you get when you take three un-ambitious friends who work together from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9? A three-man spring break! Whether they are in their office cubicles grinding out a paycheck or back at their house partying it all away, the revelry continues all day and night with Workaholics.