If you ever wanted to learn about comedy beyond the usual landscape of things; CNN (Photoed: CNN Anchor Don Lemon) is hoping they will show you some of comedy’s origins in a new series. Today it was announced that CNN will launch several new projects with one being a series entitled The History Of Comedy.
CNN this morning announced three new original series joining its 2017 slate, walking up to its participation in Turner’s Upfront presentation this morning at Madison Square Garden….. The History Of Comedy is an eight-part series exploring what has made people laugh, from the Ancient Greeks, to Shakespeare, to vaudeville, to now. It is executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills) and Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen (Herzog & Company). Using archival footage, original comedic material, and interviews, the series will showcase how the art form has evolved over the years.