Following the immense success of Key & Peele, Comedy Central is betting big on sketch shows this season. With The Ben Show and Inside Amy Schumer still to air this winter, the network this week launched a high-profile new show, Kroll Show, fronted by one of the most recognized and beloved names in comedy. Nick Kroll's characters are a mainstay of Comedy Bang! Bang!, while his dry wit is on display as Ruxin on FX's The League. I caught up with Kroll recently to discuss reality TV, character work, and the perks of having your own sketch show.
Why did you decide at this point in your career to [...]