TV Picks: Comedian Tom Cotter Guest Hosting AXS TV Gotham Comedy Live Next Thursday
February continues to provide some of the best comedy on network TV as AXS TV’s Tom Green Live and Gotham Comedy Live provide back-to-back hilarity on Thursday nights.
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This month, Tom Green of Tom Green Live welcomes Carrot Top tonight, Sandra Bernhard (Feb. 13), and the “Workaholics” – Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Anders Holm – (Feb. 20) as guests. On Gotham Comedy Live WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley is hosting tonight, former America’s Got Talent runner-up Tom Cotter (pictured below) is on Feb. 13 and comedian Janeane Garofalo is scheduled to serve up the laughs as host on Feb. 20.
AXS TV’s “Seriously. Funny. Thursdays.” is the only live two-hour weekly comedy programming block on television, airing on both coasts simultaneously.
Tom Green Live starts the night off at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) and is followed by Gotham Comedy Live at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT). Both shows include topical content as the news headlines and trends of the day are a part of the monologues and discussions.
Green’s show continues to make news since its debut last October on AXS TV. In addition to exploring some of Los Angeles’ most unusual landmarks in specially taped segments, host Green has chewed tobacco with Dan Rather, eaten pickled eggs with Andy Dick, and even bought a classic 1979 Z28 Camaro.
Gotham Comedy Live, filmed live from the famed Gotham Comedy Club, features top comics on the circuit today as hosts and some of the best newcomers in the business.
As mentioned, Gotham Comedy Live starts off with WWE Hall of Famer turned comedian Mick Foley stepping into the stand-up comedy ring to host tonight. Then, comedian Tom Cotter, who came in second place on “America’s Got Talent” in 2012 hosts on Feb. 13, where he will show off his observational humor on the Gotham Comedy stage. Cotter is no stranger to the late night shows and performs regularly in clubs and theaters around the country. Generation X icon and movie star Janeane Garofalo is scheduled to host on Feb. 20.
AXS TV delivers relevant, unpredictable and irreverent programming by presenting unfiltered access to today’s top comedians, newsmakers, musical entertainers and their performances. Launched in July 2012 by Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions.