Key & Peele
|Key & Peele|
|Also known as||K&P: Key and Peele|
|Created by||Keegan-Michael Key
|Written by||Keegan-Michael Key
Sean Conroy (season 1)
Rich Talarico (season 2)
|Directed by||Peter Atencio|
|Theme music composer||Reggie Watts|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||18  (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Keegan-Michael Key
|Camera setup||Single-camera 
Multi-camera (stage segments)
|Running time||21 minutes |
Martel & Roberts Productions
|Original channel||Comedy Central|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|First shown in||United States
|Original run||January 31, 2012 – present|
Key & Peele is an American sketch comedy television show. It stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, both former cast members of MADtv. Each episode of the show consists of several pre-taped sketches starring the two actors, introduced by Key and Peele in front of a live studio audience.
On June 28, 2011, Comedy Central announced that there would be a new untitled sketch comedy starring Key and Peele. In anticipation of the show, Key and Peele launched an online series in support of the program. The series premiered on January 31, 2012 on Comedy Central in the U.S. and on The Comedy Network in Canada.
On April 24, 2012, during an interview on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, President Barack Obama told the story of how he had watched the Key & Peele sketch on himself with 'Luther, his Anger Translator', saying that "It's pretty good stuff - It's good stuff."
Vandaveon and Mike
Key & Peele have also created a YouTube commentary of their episodes under their alter-egos Vandaveon Huggins and Mike Taylor. Vandaveon and Mike analyze an episode, and suggest that low brow humor would make it funnier. These videos were also added to On Demand offerings of Key & Peele episodes. The content of the commentary is unrated.
On September 25, 2012, Comedy Central and Paramount Home Entertainment released "Key and Peele - Season 1" on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. Both formats feature bloopers, outtakes, a "Poolside Interview," audio commentary with Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, "Backstage," "Split Their Pants," Key & Peele live at the South Beach Comedy Festival, and an easter egg of the show's theme song.
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- ATT-Uverse On Demand listing
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