The best weekly comedy shows in NYC
There are so many great comedy shows in NYC to choose from, but these are the most consistently hilarious
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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, welcomes great young New York comics
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Wearing evening gloves and casting seductive glances, this stand-up projects an air of Audrey Hepburn or Jackie O; her act, however, quickly punctures that veneer. She slings mud at the innumerable plebeians she encounters, but audiences forgive her assult on the easy targets when under the sway of her assured, snotty authority.
Running Late with Scott Rogowsky
With his dad playing the affable sidekick, Scott Rogowsky welcomes comics, local personalities and musical acts to this variety and talk show. Previous guests include Steve Buscemi, David Cross, Gilbert Gottfried and David Wain.
Creek Cave Live
Peggy O'Leary hosts this touring show featuring the Creek and the Cave's favorite alternative stand-ups in NYC.
The Mehran Show
On Mondays, Mehran Khaghani, a "former raver" and "psychedelic refugee," hosts this partylike stand-up showcase and features comedians who share his fun, irreverent sensibilities.
Upcoming NYC comedy events
NYC’s long-form improv royalty (including UCBT and SNL folk) play pickup-game style in this famous long-running show.
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
This weekly offering, hosted with a cool head and a warm heart by former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, welcomes great young New York comics and noteworthy out-of-towners.
This revered weekly show features lots of worthy local stand-ups and often one or two big names, thanks to the draw of the top comedy giant.
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