Audible Announces New Comedy Shows With Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Dan Savage, Eugene Mirman And More

Audible Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken word entertainment, today announced a new selection of comedy available exclusively on Audible Channels. Showcasing top-tier comedic talent and featuring the premium quality and sound design that customers have come to expect from Audible productions, these comedy offerings are anchored by the new release of The Comedy Show Show with Will Arnett , a hilarious all-access pass to the hottest thematic comedy shows around the country.

"I'm excited to see The Comedy Show Show take off because of the amazing platform that Audible is creating with Channels," said Arnett. "The opportunity for creative and inventive stand-up comedy to gain exposure and build momentum among Audible's voracious listener base, and to be part of a growing roster of other incredibly high quality and entertaining shows, is gratifying."

"Why don't you go ahead and slip into something more comfortable while I make sure Audible brings you some of the best live themed comedy shows from all over this big, long, fully aroused… country," Arnett added.

Among the original comedy series listeners can now access via the Audible app and enjoy as part of the on-demand, ad-free Channels experience are:
  • The complete first season of Bedtime Stories for Cynics , presented by Nick Offerman, featuring inappropriate children's stories for adults
  • Hold On with Eugene Mirman , in which the host pauses funny live stories and gets his special comedian guests, including "Weird Al" Yankovic, Jim Gaffigan and Lisa Lampanelli, to divulge new details
  • Hot Mic with Dan Savage , a collection of awkward, poignant and hilarious stories about lust, longing, and lewd behavior hosted by the sex advice columnist
  • The complete first season of Sounds like America , hosted by a rotating cast of seasoned comics including Rob Delaney and Roy Wood Jr.; each episode covers a different American pastime, region, characteristic, event, or zeitgeist
  • Limelight , hot and fresh stand-up from comedy clubs across America, with a new theme and a new host - from T.J. Miller to George Lopez - each episode
  • Audible Comedy Specials , featuring highlights from the funniest festivals, early access to album releases, and exclusive live recordings including episodes with Jen Kirkman, Brian Posehn, and other notable comedians
  • McSweeney's Internet Tendency , dramatic performances of the very best pieces from McSweeney's literary humor site

Other comedians featured in the above programs include Gilbert Gottfried, John Mulaney, Patton Oswalt, Tommy Chong, Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Mike Birbiglia and Kumail Nanjiani.

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