|USA||2012||30 Min||Drama . Comedy|
This comedy documentary series from veteran funny-man David Steinberg ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") and Steve Carell reveals the inspirations, influences and idols of some of the greatest comics of our time. Big stars like Chris Rock, Ellen Degeneres, and Jerry Seinfeld and living legends like Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, and Jonathan Winters share never-before-heard anecdotes, intimate memories, and career-defining moments from the past five decades of comedy. Steinberg also elicits personal struggles and shares rare footage of his famous guests.
[An] amiably entertaining series about laugh-makers.Entertainment Weekly Full Review
Mr. Steinberg, a comedian who is now also an admired television director, is the ideal interviewer.Wall Street Journal Full Review
In the three episodes provided for review the show still seems to be tinkering with its format....It's the premiere that gets the balance right.The New York Times Full Review