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[07/01/14 - 11:34 AM]
The Series Premiere of "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" Debuts Wednesday, July 23 at 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
For eager fans that just can't wait, the premiere episode will be available on July 7 on cc.com, the Comedy Central App, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video.

[06/20/13 - 10:40 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" a New Stand-Up Series Hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani
"Of all the comedy shows on Comedy Central that are taped in the back of a comic book store, this will be the best one," said Ray, Nanjiani and Emily Gordon.







MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL (COMEDY CENTRAL)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/24/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 12:30 AM-1:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, July 2014) Comedy Central is giving you a backstage pass to the show The Hollywood Reporter calls "the epicenter of LA's alt-comedy scene" when "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" premieres Wednesday, July 23 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. The new series is hosted by Comedy Central favorites and exciting comedic voices Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani. For eager fans that just can't wait, the premiere episode will be available on July 7 on cc.com, the Comedy Central App, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video. The eight-episode, half-hour series is an inside look at what has been Los Angeles' hottest live stand-up comedy show for four years, consistently drawing some of the biggest names around. Shot documentary style at the Nerdist Showroom in the back of Meltdown Comics, Los Angeles' premiere comic book store, the show features performances by Jim Gaffigan, Weird Al Yankovic, Garfunkel and Oates, Nick Offerman, Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, Chris Hardwick, and a host of others. "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" also features revealing backstage moments with comedians and celebrities hanging out in the green room. The premiere episode features sets from David Koechner, Neal Brennan, Moshe Kasher, and Steve Agee.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jonah Ray as Host
· Kumail Nanjiani as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Stiller as EP
· Debbie Liebling as EP
· Emily Gordon as EP
· Jonah Ray as EP
· Kumail Nanjiani as EP
· Mike Rosenstein as EP
· Ryan Moran as EIP (Comedy)
· Stuart Cornfeld as EP
· Toni Magon as EIP (Comedy)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Red Hour Films