Inside Comedy

2012, TV Show

Full Episodes(30)

Latest Episode: Kevin Pollack / Bob Saget / Larry Miller

Apr 07, 2014 Season 3 Episode 10 watch on Showtime Anytime (Subscription)

Host David Steinberg interviews big stars and living legends as they share never-before-heard anecdotes, intimate memories, and career-defining moments from the past five decades of comedy. This week's guests: Kevin Pollak, Bob Saget and Larry Miller.

Robin Williams / Jonathan Winters

Mar 30, 2012 Season 1 Episode 10

In the Season 1 finale, series host David Steinberg interviews icons of improvisation: Robin Williams, whose wildly manic standup comedy style was greatly influenced by his mentor Jonathan Winters, off-the-cuff creator of delightfully eccentric characters.
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Kathy Griffin / Steven Wright

Mar 23, 2012 Season 1 Episode 9

Series host David Steinberg interviews the dryly funny comics whose wickedly smart, subversive observations and twisted takes on the absurdities of everyday life and popular culture have made them household names.
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Ellen Degeneres / Tim Conway

Mar 16, 2012 Season 1 Episode 8

Series host David Steinberg interviews a pair of TV comedy superstars with a gift for entertaining live audiences, standup comedienne and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, and former "Carol Burnett Show" star Tim Conway.
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Mel Brooks / Carl Reiner

Mar 09, 2012 Season 1 Episode 7

Host David Steinberg interviews the show business legends, lifelong friends who got their start writing for television variety shows and became comedy motion picture directors, each with a string of classic box office blockbusters to his name.
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Sarah Silverman / Garry Shandling

Mar 02, 2012 Season 1 Episode 6

Series host David Steinberg talks to a pair of television stars who got their starts in standup comedy but became known for shows that hilariously blended reality and fantasy, pushing the limits of the sitcom format.
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Larry David

Feb 23, 2012 Season 1 Episode 5

Host David Steinberg interviews "Curb Your Enthusiasm" creator Larry David about his formative years and his choice of comedy over his family's career preference of mailman, the creative struggles of his "Saturday Night Live" and "Seinfeld" years, and the influence of Woody Allen on his work.
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Billy Crystal / Martin Short / Brad Garrett

Feb 16, 2012 Season 1 Episode 4

Host David Steinberg interviews a trio of comedy greats about their early encounters with show business legends: Billy Crystal talks about his memories of opening for Sammy Davis Jr., Martin Short recalls meeting Jerry Lewis, whom he has often imitated, and Brad Garrett reveals the innocent joke that got him exiled from opening for Frank Sinatra.
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Steve Carell / Jane Lynch

Feb 09, 2012 Season 1 Episode 3

Host David Steinberg interviews comedy actors Steve Carell, who charts the rise of his career from improvisation training to TV and movie stardom; and talks to Carell's "40-Year-Old Virgin" costar Jane Lynch, who recalls that her passion for performing and comedy began early, and praises one of her key influences, Carol Burnett.
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Chris Rock

Feb 02, 2012 Season 1 Episode 2

Host David Steinberg interviews comedian and actor Chris Rock, who talks about his influences including his minister grandfather and Eddie Murphy, the type of material that plays across all cultural boundaries, his respect for Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor, and his struggle for fame and success in the years after he left "Saturday Night Live."
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Jerry Seinfeld / Don Rickles

Jan 26, 2012 Season 1 Episode 1

In the Season 1 premiere, series host David Steinberg sits down with legendary "insult" comic Don Rickles, who reveals the genesis of his act: his inability to do impressions or tell jokes; and with sitcom icon Jerry Seinfeld, who shares his lifelong affection and respect for Rickles and his post-stardom strategy of "breaking back into the middle."
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