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Gotham Comedy Live

Gotham Comedy Live

  • Premiered: 
    January 17, 2013
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  • Network: AXS TV
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Standup)
  • Type: Live Action
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Plot Synopsis

America's top comedians perform live from New York's Gotham Comedy Club. Each one-hour episode is hosted by a different comedian, including funny people like Orlando Jones, Mario Cantone, Robert Kelly, and Susie Essman, with each program featuring four or five different acts. On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10pm ET/7pm PT, AXS TV first aired GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE as a one-hour special, with host Bryan Callen and comedians Jesse Joyce, Jessica Kirson, Angelo Lozada, Rodney Laney & Jimmy Failla. GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE returned for its third season on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on AXS TV, with Jim Breur the featured comedian in the season opener. The following week Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling headlined the show. On Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10pm ET/7pm PT, AXS TV broadcast the Season 4 premiere of GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE, hosted by Bobcat Goldthwait, with comedy sets from Buddy Fitzpatrick, Jade Catta-Preta, Andrew Kennedy & Monroe Martin. Other hosts in the fourth season included: Jimmie Walker (Jun 19); Joe Piscopo (Jun 26); Jim Breuer (Jul 3); Gabe Kaplan (Jul 10); Craig Carton (Jul 17); Anthony Anderson (Jul 24); Paul Provenza (Jul 31); Darrell Hammond (Aug 7); John Caparulo (Aug 14); Michael Winslow (Aug 21); Greg Proops (Aug 28); Larry Miller (Sep 4); Carlos Mencia (Sep 11); Adam Ferrara (Sep 18); Vinny Guadagnino (Sep 25); Paul Rodriguez (Oct 2); Gallagher (Oct 9); Harry Anderson (Oct 16); Dave Coulier (Oct 23); Kim Coles (Oct 30); Mary Lynn Rajskub (Nov 6); Margaret Cho (Nov 13); Tommy Chong (Nov 20). GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE returned for the remainder of its fourth season on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on AXS TV. The mid-season premiere, hosted by Sinbad, featured Lori Palminteri, Kevin Ryan, Joe DeVito, and Shang. Subsequent episodes in the fifth season were hosted by: Christopher Titus (Jan. 22); Dom Irrera (Jan. 29); Aries Spears (Feb 5); Tom Arnold (Feb. 12); John Witherspoon (Feb. 19); Jim Florentine (Feb. 26); Vic Dibitetto (Mar. 5); Ralphie May (Mar. 12); Bill Bellamy (Mar. 19); Joy Behar (Mar. 26); Harland Williams (Apr. 2); Chris Kattan (Apr. 9). AXS TV premiered the fifth season of GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10pm ET/7pm PT. In the season opener, legendary comedian and film actor George Wallace and four of America's best comedians -- Gary Valentine, Ophira Eisenberg, Mick Diflo & Chris Cotton -- perform standup from New York's Gotham Comedy Club in an outrageous hour of live and uncensored comedy. Season 6 also featured these hosts: Ed Lover (Sep. 3); Billy Gardell (Sep. 10); Elayne Boosler (Sep. 17); Michelle Collins (Sep. 24); Ellen Cleghorne (Oct 1); Flex Alexander (Oct. 8); Kathleen Madigan (Oct. 15); Michael Che (Oct. 22); Sandra Bernhard (Oct. 29); Reno Collier (Nov. 5); Bill Engvall (Nov. 12); Lewis Black (Nov. 19). GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE returned for its sixth season on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on AXS TV. David Hasselhoff hosts the sixth-season premiere, serving as emcee for the evening, while bringing along his trademark wit and self-deprecating charm. The Hoff is joined by Ester Steinberg, Mike Burton, Marcus Banks and Paul Hooper.
Season 7 of GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE premiered on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on AXS TV. In the season opener, Cheech & Chong are joined by Gary Cannon, Erica Spera, Joe DeRosa & Mike James.

Other Titles

  • Also known as AXS TV Comedy
  • Also known as AXS TV Presents Gotham Comedy Live

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Killer Bunny Entertainment
  • Produced by Sugar Hit Entertainment
  • In association with Gotham Comedy Club


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