Type
Documentary
Premiered
Feb. 09, 2017
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CNN TV Network

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The History of Comedy

The History of Comedy explores what makes people laugh - from the Ancient Greeks, to Shakespeare, Vaudeville, to the biggest contemporary comedians, movies and TV shows. It digs 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 showcase how the art form has evolved over the years.

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02x06 No Offense (Going Clean/Flipping F… Aired: Aug. 19, 2018

There has always been a need for family-friendly comedy, and many artists have taken the task despite the inherent challenges. Comedians like …

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