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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.

Genres: Comedy | History
Station: CNN (US)
Rating: 0/10 from 0 users
Status: Running
Start: 2017-02-09

The History of Comedy Season 1 Air Dates


S01E01 - F***ing Funny Air Date: 10 February 2017 03:00 -

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The evolution of inappropriate humor throughout history is traced, showcasing the work of groundbreaking comics, including George Carlin, Dick Gregory, and Lenny Bruce, who embraced the risqué side of comedy and risked careers, prison, and even their lives to fight censorship.


S01E02 - The Funnier Sex Air Date: 17 February 2017 03:00 -

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Exploring and celebrating the greatest female comedians of all time and how they were able to succeed in every genre where humor is found despite rampant sexism and prejudice.


S01E03 - Comedy in Real Life Air Date: 24 February 2017 03:00 -

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


S01E04 - One Nation, Under Comedy Air Date: 17 July 2017 02:00 -

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An exploration of the evolution of racial humor and how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite people in laughter.


S01E05 - Ripped from the Headlines Air Date: 24 July 2017 02:00 -

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Tracing the origins of topical humor from the invention of the monologue to the "fake news" shows of today.


S01E06 - The Spark of Madness Air Date: 31 July 2017 02:00 -

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Exploring the fascinating mind of the comedian and the difficult road that many seem destined to take -- where mental illness and substance abuse are remarkably common.


S01E07 - Making Fun Air Date: 07 August 2017 02:00 -

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Demonstrating how effective and funny it can be when you look at something serious and just twist it ever so slightly.


S01E08 - Politics Aside Air Date: 14 August 2017 02:00 -

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Examining the many different ways that comedy has lampooned and influenced politics over the years.



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