UK – thanks for making us the most watched show on the network last week…. the fun continues tonight 9 December with the never-before-seen set lists of Robin Williams, Matt Kirshen, and Eddie Pepitone. On Sky Atlantic at 22:15 following Boardwalk Empire!
Set List: Stand Up Without A Net is to air from December on the channel. The fourteen episode run is a fully improvised stand-up show in front of a live audience which takes the cream of the comedy circuit and presents them with the ultimate challenge:
We don’t know if you’ve ever wondered what Mark Wahlberg looking for his booth at Comic Con would be like, but thanks to the wondrous talents of Dan Van Kirk, we all get to witness how great Markie Mark yelling at his brother Donnie on where the Two Guns booth is.
Watch DVK, the brand new Nerdist web series featuring the awesome characters from the mind of Dan Van Kirk with these first
In September of 2010, Troy Conrad launched a new format of stand up: unscripted and on a topic that the performer sees at the same time as the audience. It is (quite aptly) billed as “Stand-up Without a Net. I recently spoke to creator Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza about Set List, and the changing business of comedy.
Not only is Galway, Ireland one of the more scenic places in the country, especially as it’s situated right on the western coastline making for gorgeous sunsets, it’s going to be the site of what has the ingredients for a great comedy festival this October.
Namely, Eddie Pepitone, Glenn Wool, Set List: Improvised Stand-Up as well as hilarious UK talents of Stewart Lee, Russell Howard, Omid Djalili are performing and if you just happen to be in Ireland, you should make it out to this.
IT’S OFFICIAL: SET LIST IS AT THE NY COMEDY FEST NOV. 7
A ‘set list’ contains written words that comedians use to remind them of which jokes they will do. But what if someone else wrote them an outrageous set list and they had to create comedy on the spot? Top comedians are given original and deranged topics with literally zero seconds to prepare, performing seamlessly as if it’s the act they normally do. See the mental wheels turning in this playground for the comedy mind. Now a series on Sky Atlantic TV (UK) and The Nerdist Channel.