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1. Billy Gardell: Halftime (2011 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Billy Gardell, the star of CBS' hit comedy "Mike and Molly," returns home to Pittsburgh, where all the funny began for him, in a one-hour live event that celebrates working-class America.

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Billy Gardell

Votes: 78

2. Bill Engvall: Aged & Confused (2009 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

From the multi-platinum comedian that brought you the #1 comedy albums Here's Your Sign, 15 Degrees Off Cool, Now That's Awesome. and Dorkfish, comes the newest release from Bill Engvall, Aged and Confused.

Director: David Higby | Star: Bill Engvall

Votes: 339

3. Bill Engvall: 15º Off Cool (2007 TV Special)

Unrated | 60 min | Comedy

Bill Engvall is just one of the guys...and one of America's top-selling comedians. He has sold more than two million comedy albums and was part of the hugely successful Blue Collar Comedy ... See full summary »

Director: C.B. Harding | Star: Bill Engvall

Votes: 412

4. Bill Engvall: Here's Your Sign Live (2004 TV Special)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy

Bill Engvill in a live comic performance.

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Bill Engvall

Votes: 632

5. Dane Cook: Isolated Incident (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 55 min | Comedy

Dane Cook's done it all on his way to the top of the comedy world: he's sold out concerts across the country, he's rocked The World's Most Famous Arena, and he's become a movie star in the ... See full summary »

Star: Dane Cook

Votes: 653

6. Dane Cook: Vicious Circle (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

Vicious Circle captures the hottest comic in America in his first HBO comedy event, a unique "in the round" performance before his hometown Boston fans.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Dane Cook

Votes: 2,547

7. Dane Cook: Rough Around the Edges (2007 Video)

Unrated | 60 min | Comedy

Dane Cook's smash-hit show Rough Around The Edges is an energetic powerhouse stand-up performance recorded live in front of a packed house at Madison Square Garden.

Stars: Dane Cook, Jay Davis

Votes: 694

8. Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters (2012 TV Special)

TV-PG | 80 min | Comedy

Jeff Dunham's Minding the Monsters brings together your favorites-- Walter, Peanut, Bubba J, Jose Jalapeno... On a Steek!, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist as you've never seen them before! ... See full summary »

Directors: Manny Rodriguez, Matthew McNeil | Star: Jeff Dunham

Votes: 1,159

9. Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy (2011 TV Special)

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography

A profile of ventriloquist-comedian Jeff Dunham includes performance footage; home videos; and interviews with Jeff and friends.

Stars: Kelly Asbury, Marc Berman, Gary Brightwell, Johnny Carson

Votes: 118

10. Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos (2011 TV Special)

Unrated | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy

Ventriloquist and comic Jeff Dunham takes to the stage to provide fresh comedic material with his classic puppets Walter, Peanut, Jose Jalapeño and Achmed, as well as with two never-before-seen characters with their own unique quirks.

Directors: Michael Simon, Matthew McNeil | Star: Jeff Dunham

Votes: 1,991

11. Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008 TV Special)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends.

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Brian Haner

Votes: 2,686

12. Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity (2007 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

Jeff Dunham and his socially reckless "suitcase posse" are back in this highly anticipated follow-up to Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006).

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Paige Dunham

Votes: 3,906

13. Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Comedy

Jeff and his characters Walter, Peanut, José Jalapeño, Bubba J, and Sweet Daddy Dee for a live show.

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Jeff Dunham

Votes: 3,612

14. Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Brandon Johnson, Sara Von Gillern, Christina Glur

Votes: 2,230

15. Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious (2012 TV Special)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

Aziz Ansari channels his crude side in this 2012 comedy special, taking on topics like watching porn and the struggles of dating in New York City.

Director: Jason Woliner | Star: Aziz Ansari

Votes: 2,174

16. One Night Stand (2005– )
Episode: Louis C.K. (2005)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

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Director: Linda Mendoza | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 248

17. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 7,520

18. Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

In February, 2013, Louis brings his impish nihilism to Phoenix, Arizona. He talks about an old lady and her pet, living in Manhattan, experiencing his body's aging (he's 45), men's ... See full summary »

Director: Louis C.K. | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 8,150

19. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.

Directors: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 9,415

20. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.

Director: Louis C.K. | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 9,959

21. Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011 Video)

63 min | Documentary, Comedy

Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theatre in New York.

Director: Louis C.K. | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 8,725

22. Dane Cook: Troublemaker (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dane Cook performs a standup routine that skewers aspects of every day life and human behavior.

Director: Dane Cook | Star: Dane Cook

Votes: 234

23. Jim Gaffigan: King Baby (2009 TV Special)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

The greatly anticipated follow-up to the platinum-selling "Beyond the Pale." In this Austin performance that capped off his sold-out 2008 stand-up tour, Gaffigan does not let the audience ... See full summary »

Director: Troy Miller | Star: Jim Gaffigan

Votes: 2,072

24. Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe (2012 Video)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy

Jim Gaffigan does it again with his new stand-up Mr. Universe. Gaffigan jumps from topic to topic joking around with a varied number of topics. Some of the topics included are McDonalds, family, Disney World, and much more.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Jim Gaffigan

Votes: 2,932

25. Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale (2006 TV Special)

TV-14 | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

In this brand-new comedy performance, he's more hilarious than ever with his unique style of self-deprecating observations and catty audience commentary.

Director: Michael Drumm | Stars: Jim Gaffigan, Jeannie Gaffigan

Votes: 3,314

26. Joe Rogan: Live (2006 Video)

58 min | Documentary, Comedy

Regardless of Joe Rogan's success on television with the Ultimate Fighting Championship or hosting Fear Factor or co-starring in NewsRadio, his true love is stand-up comedy. With more than ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Joe Rogan, Joey Diaz

Votes: 1,111

27. Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

Comedian Joe Rogan tackles everything from evolution to making babies to gay marriage in his brand new uncut stand-up special recorded live at the sold-out Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio.

Director: Anthony Giordano | Star: Joe Rogan

Votes: 553

28. Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle (2012 Video)

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy

Comedian Joe Rogan performs in Atlanta at the Tabernacle. Topics include: circumcision, marriage, and science.

Director: Anthony Giordano | Stars: Joe Rogan, Joey Diaz

Votes: 420

29. Russell Howard: Live (2008 Video)

69 min | Comedy

Russell Howard recorded live at The Bloomsbury Theatre, London, performing his stand-up show "Adventures".

Directors: Russell Howard, Peter Orton | Star: Russell Howard

Votes: 549

30. Russell Howard Live: Dingledodies (2009 TV Special)

77 min | Comedy

Recorded at Brighton Dome as part of his twice extended sell-out Dingledodies tour (which played to over 125,000 people), the show sees the star of Mock the Week (BBC Two) and Russell ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Howard | Star: Russell Howard

Votes: 349

31. Russell Howard: Right Here, Right Now (2011 Video)

91 min | Comedy

Russell Howard is back in 2011 with his third sell-out tour Right Here, Right Now. The star of Russell Howard's Good News and Mock The Week never fails to entertain with his trademark mix of eloquent gags and deft storytelling.

Director: Russell Howard | Star: Russell Howard

Votes: 347

32. Russell Howard's Good News (2009– )

60 min | Comedy

British comedian Russell Howard shares his views on the topical news of the previous week.

Stars: Russell Howard, Colin Hoult, Steve Hall, Ed Gamble

Votes: 2,428

33. Richard Jeni: Platypus Man (1992 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

This the late Richard Jeni's non-stop joyride that won the prestigious Cable Ace Award for "Best Stand-Up Comedial Special." Highlights include: "The Bad News" with newscaster Grim Carnage,... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Richard Jeni, Terry McFadden

Votes: 90

34. Richard Jeni: A Good Catholic Boy (1997 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Director: Keith Truesdell | Star: Richard Jeni

Votes: 55

35. Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me (2005 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Filmed Live at the Irvine Barclay Theatre in Irvine, California.

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Richard Jeni

Votes: 234

36. Russell Brand: Doing Life - Live (2007 Video)

76 min | Documentary, Comedy

Russell Brand interacts with the audience, and talks about sex and celebrities.

Director: Mick Thomas | Stars: Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 203

37. Russell Brand: Scandalous (2009 Video)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

Russell talks about the scandals in which he has been involved, and the press and public's reactions to them, then finishes by talking about sex.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Star: Russell Brand

Votes: 202

38. Russell Brand in New York City (2009 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

Russell Brand, the unexpected star and scene-stealer of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and controversial host of the 2008 VMA's, makes his Comedy Central debut with "Russell Brand in New York ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Polito | Stars: Russell Brand, Brian Balthazar

Votes: 408

39. The Latin Divas of Comedy (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Documentary

Get ready for the hilarious film that brings together some of today's best Latina comediennes in America. Starring Mexicana Marilyn Martinez, New York City's Sara Contreras, Cubana Monique Marvez, and Tejana Sandra Valls.

Director: Scott L. Montoya | Stars: Sara Contreras, Marilyn Martinez, Monique Marvez, Alex Reymundo

Votes: 49

40. Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary, Comedy

Wanda Sykes has been called "one of the funniest stand up comics" by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America. She won an Emmy in 2003 for her work on ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Wanda Sykes

Votes: 283

41. Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me (2009 TV Special)

87 min | Comedy

Emmy(R)-winning actress/comic Wanda Sykes returns to HBO for her second full-length stand-up special. Taped at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., this riotous performance features Wanda's hilarious takes on a variety of topics.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Wanda Sykes

Votes: 466

42. Whitney Cummings: Money Shot (2010 TV Special)

TV-MA | 48 min | Documentary, Comedy

Money Shot finds Cummings riffing on a wide range of topics chiefly, the differences between men and women and how both tend to behave in relationships.

Director: John Fortenberry | Star: Whitney Cummings

Votes: 715

43. The Nerdist (2013– )


The Nerdist is a panel / talk show based on Chris Hardwick's immensely popular podcast of the same with a loyal cult following. Join Chris and all his awesomeness With his panelists (... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Hardwick, Matt Mira, Jonah Ray, Buzz Aldrin

Votes: 212

44. An Evening with Robin Williams (1983 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Robin Williams performs his act in San Francisco's Great American Music Hall. Although he does do some of his more well known routines, much of the footage is devoted to Williams' frenetic, completely off the wall improvisation.

Director: Don Mischer | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 971

45. Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met (1986 TV Special)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

In this hilarious stand up comedy, Robin Williams is energetic, witty and again hilarious. It's the number one stand up comedy of all time.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 1,245

46. Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Comedy

The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 5,563

47. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

The master comedian performs in Washington DC and gives his wry observations about life, politics and his health.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 2,996

48. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.

Stars: John Oliver, David Kaye, Ryan Barger, Noel MacNeal

Votes: 71,073

49. Night of Too Many Stars (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 130 min | News

Stars joined forces to raise money for autism, and Jon Stewart oversaw it all.

Directors: Michael Dempsey, Kahane Cooperman, Amira Dughri, Nicole Galovski, Ross Kauffman, Bari Pearlman, Andrew Saunderson | Stars: Jon Stewart, J.J. Abrams, Samantha Bee, Kristoffe Brodeur

Votes: 65