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Showtime's 'Inside Comedy' Returns on May 5th with Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart, and More

David Steinberg and Steve Carell's Showtime documentary series Inside Comedy just got a premiere date. The pay network announced today that Inside Comedy's six-episode fourth season is set to debut on Tuesday, May 5th at 11:00pm. In addition to previously announced guests Stephen Colbert, Michael Keaton, Bryan Cranston, Dan Aykroyd, Wanda Sykes, Ted Danson, and Carol Leifer, Steinberg will also interview comedy stars Conan O'Brien, Jeffrey Tambor, Jon Stewart, Dane Cook, and Cheech & Chong.

Have Yourself a Night of Comedy with the Premieres of Inside Comedy & The Ruckus

It's finally time for the long-awaited and saliva-inducing Inside Comedy on Showtime, whose first episode, an interview with Jerry Seinfeld and Don Rickles, airs tomorrow at 11. But that won't be the night's only new standup-focused television show! Comedy Central is also premiering Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus at 10, hosted by J.B. Smoove and featuring established black comics (unlike the near-entirely white Inside Comedy). What an evening it'll be, for those who don't have outside obligations (who are we kidding, for all of us). First you'll crack a beer and laugh at jokes from today's comics, then kick back with a brandy and theorize with the [...]

Stephen Colbert, Dan Aykroyd, Wanda Sykes, and More to Appear in 'Inside Comedy' Season 4

Not long after revealing the return dates of Episodes and Web Therapy, Showtime announced today that it's renewed David Steinberg and Steve Carell's documentary series Inside Comedy for a fourth six-episode season. The comedy stars slated to appear opposite Steinberg include Stephen Colbert, Michael Keaton, Bryan Cranston, Dan Aykroyd, Wanda Sykes, Ted Danson, and Carol Leifer, with more guests to be announced soon.

Showtime's Upcoming Comedy Documentary Series Sounds Incredible

Hoo boy. You might as well just rip the entire page of January 26 out of your word-a-day calendar right now, because I know what you'll be doing at 11pm that night. You'll be watching the premiere of Showtime's Inside Comedy, a ten-episode "comedy documentary series from Curb Your Enthusiasm's David Steinberg and Steve Carell." Yes, it sounded good when it was called Laughing Stock; it sounds even better now than it's actually happening. Steinberg will interview Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, Jonathan Winters and Ellen DeGeneres about "their career-defining moments, personal struggles and the people who inspired them."

You're not salivating yet? Let [...]

Steve Carell on Comedy: "I Don't Want to Overthink It"

"There are no universal truths [about comedy]. I am very reticent about talking about what makes something funny. I love to hear these comedic minds talk about themselves and their careers and why they think things might be funny. But if something works, I don't want to overthink it. It might not work next time."

- Steve Carell explaining his comic philosophy to The Wall Street Journal in a piece about Inside Comedy, the Showtime interview series he produces.