How Comedy Makes History

Jul 13, 2018  •  Post A Comment

The return of a series this weekend will put comedy back in the spotlight — and in particular, will shine a light on the history of the art form and how it affects and is affected by the social and political landscape.

Season two of CNN’s “The History of Comedy” premieres this Sunday, July 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with the season to feature interviews with a who’s who of comedy insiders including Steve Martin, Conan O’Brien, Martin Short, Mo’Nique, Tim Allen, Billy Eichner, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kenny and Keith Lucas, Mike Myers, W. Kamau Bell, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, Jim Jefferies, Rachel Bloom, Jim Gaffigan, Sinbad and Catherine O’Hara.

For more about the series, including insights from executive producer Todd Milliner, please click here to read our report from TVWeek Open Mic writer Hillary Atkin.

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