The History of Comedy

The History of Comedy is an eight-part series executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills) and Emmy® winners Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen (Herzog & Company). The show will explore what makes people laugh – from the Ancient Greeks, to Shakespeare, Vaudeville, to the biggest contemporary comedians, movies and TV shows. It will dig deep into topics like political humor and slapstick, featuring the voices that have made us laugh over the generations. Using archival footage, original comedic material, interviews with comedy legends and luminaries, the series will showcase how the art form has evolved over the years.

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Comedy in Real Life

Episode 1x03; Feb 23, 2017

Examining how comedians find humor in the simple daily experiences we all share to make us laugh.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Comedy in Real LifeFeb 23, 2017
1x02: The Funnier SexFeb 16, 2017
1x01: F***ing FunnyFeb 9, 2017
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