Jim Breuer Joins AXS TV’s ‘Gotham Comedy Live’ as Consulting Producer
Comedian and SNL alum Jim Breuer is joining AXS TV’s comedy series, ‘Gotham Comedy LIVE‘, as the new spokesperson for the program and the show’s consulting producer.
The series begins its third season on Jan. 9 after receiving a 24-episode order. The uncensored comedy show, seen on your local cable/dish channel, will feature Breuer as its host upon the show’s season return.
“Jim Breuer is one of the most charismatic and trusted comedians on the circuit. Not only does he have a clear grasp of what resonates with audiences today, but he represents our channel’s brand with his love and knowledge of rock music,” stated Michele M. Dix, AXS TV’s senior vice president of programming and development, on making the announcement. “We’re looking forward to Jim’s contributions on the show that we’ve just renewed for a third season.”
GCL is filmed in front of a live audience from New York City’s famed Gotham Comedy Club. Each episode features a host who performs a stand-up set along with four other comedians. The atmosphere of the show is a no-holds-barred format where the TV viewers see and hear exactly what is being performed at the venue. This intimate setting provides the perfect backdrop for the performers to feel the emotions in the room and play off the audience’s energy. GCL has showcased the talents of such comedic heavy-weights in the past as JB Smoove; David Alan Grier; Gilbert Gottfried; and Artie Lange.