2018 in stand-up comedy

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This is a timeline documenting events and facts about stand-up comedy in the year 2018.

Releases[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 13: Jim Jefferies' special This is Me Now is released on Netflix.[25]
  • July 13: Jim Gaffigan's special Noble Ape debuts in theaters and various digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Dish TV and Verizon.[26]
  • July 24: Iliza Shlesinger's special Elder Millennial is released on Netflix.[27]
  • July 28: Stewart Lee's special Content Provider is first broadcast on BBC Two.[28]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 11: Daniel Sloss's two specials Dark and Jigsaw are released on Netflix.[32]
  • September 18: D. L. Hughley: Contrarian is released on Netflix.

October[edit]

  • October 2: Joe Rogan's special Strange Times is released on Netflix.[33]
  • October 16: Ron White's special If You Quit Listening, I'll Shut Up is released on Netflix.[34]

November[edit]

  • November 20: Trevor Noah's special Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia is released on Netflix.[35]

December[edit]

  • December 15: Pete Holmes' special Dirty Clean is released on HBO.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "What's New on Netflix in January". January 10, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d "2018 Netflix Premiere Schedule: Dates For New And Returning Shows". December 12, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Netflix January 2018 New Releases, Schedule: 'Cars 3,' 'Death Race: Beyond Anarchy,' and More". www.christianpost.com. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
  5. ^ Chua, Dennis (January 5, 2018). "Netflix debuts Harith Iskander in first regional comedy special". New Straits Times. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  6. ^ Husband, Andrew (January 26, 2018). "Comedy Now: Netflix Travels To Mexico And South America". UPROXX. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Cohn, Gabe (February 6, 2018). "What's on TV Tuesday: "Fred Armisen: Standup for Drummers" and "The Trade"". The New York Times. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  8. ^ Rivera, Joshua (January 31, 2018). "What's New on Showtime: February 2018". Vulture. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  9. ^ Rock, Chris (February 13, 2018). "Tomorrow. Tamborine". Twitter.com. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  10. ^ "Ali Siddiq Returns to Jail for His First One-Hour Special". Comedy Central Press. February 1, 2018. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  11. ^ Martin, Garrett (February 15, 2018). "Marlon Wayans Gets Woke-ish in the Trailer for His New Netflix Stand-up Special". Paste. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  12. ^ Hawkes, Rebecca (February 19, 2018). "Netflix to launch first Arabic original on 1 March". Rapid TV News. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  13. ^ Schwartz, Dana (February 21, 2018). "Gad Elmaleh is living the 'American Dream' in a new Netflix standup special". EW.com. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  14. ^ Vallejo-Lopez, Abdiel (January 18, 2018). "Netflix Announces New Ricky Gervais Special, Ricky Gervais: Humanity". Paste. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  15. ^ "James Acaster confirms four Netflix specials". Chortle. February 16, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  16. ^ Martin, Garrett (April 6, 2018). "Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Brings Laughs and Alzheimer's Awareness to Netflix". Paste. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  17. ^ Otterson, Joe (March 22, 2018). "Seth Rogen's 'Hilarity for Charity' Netflix Special to Feature Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani". Variety. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  18. ^ "Netflix confirms release of Greg Davies's special". Chortle. April 2, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  19. ^ Arthur, Kenneth (April 13, 2018). "Here's the Trailer for the New Kevin James Standup Special for Netflix". Vulture. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  20. ^ Chuba, Kirsten (April 30, 2018). "John Mulaney Talks New 'Kid Gorgeous' Special; Future of 'Oh, Hello'". Variety. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  21. ^ Husband, Andrew (May 5, 2018). "Hari Kondabolu Wants To Warn Your Relatives In First Netflix Special". Den of Geek. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  22. ^ Nawara, Jason (April 30, 2018). "Kevin Smith's Comedy Special From The Night Of His Heart Attack Gets A Trailer And A Title: 'Silent But Deadly'". UPROXX. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  23. ^ Seitz, Matt (May 9, 2018). "Ali Wong's 'Hard Knock Wife' Is a Hilarious, Cathartic Follow-up to 'Baby Cobra'". Vulture. Retrieved August 7, 2018.
  24. ^ Nero, Dom (June 4, 2018). "Steve Martin and Martin Short Take Comedy Nerds to Heaven With Their Netflix Special". Esquire. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  25. ^ "Watch the New Trailer for Jim Jefferies' Netflix Stand-Up Special, This Is Me Now". pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  26. ^ Truitt, Brian (May 3, 2018). "See an exclusive trailer for Jim Gaffigan's very personal comedy special 'Noble Ape'". USA TODAY. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  27. ^ McCarthy, Sean (July 24, 2018). "'Iliza: Elder Millennial' On Netflix: Nevertheless, Iliza Shlesinger Persists". Decider. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  28. ^ "'Stewart Lee: Content Provider' Programme information". BBC. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  29. ^ Greene, Steve (July 26, 2018). "'The Overthinker' Trailer: Demetri Martin Pitches Netflix on Advertising Ideas for His New Standup Special — Exclusive". IndieWire. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
  30. ^ Matt (August 5, 2018). "This week in comedy: "Wrecked" returns". The Laugh Button. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  31. ^ Cogen, Sari (August 13, 2018). "Bert Kreischer's 'Secret Time' is about to debut on Netflix". AXS. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  32. ^ Husband, Andrew (September 11, 2018). "Daniel Sloss On Opening For Dave Chappelle And Wanting To Upset His Audience". Forbes. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  33. ^ Yenisey, Zeynep (September 26, 2018). "Here's Everything Coming and Going from Netflix in October". Maxim. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  34. ^ Windsor, Rachel (October 15, 2018). "'If You Quit Listening, I'll Shut Up': Ron White's Netflix special lands the right punches". Meaww. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  35. ^ https://www.bustle.com/p/trevor-noahs-story-about-obama-in-his-son-of-patricia-special-will-make-you-cringe-so-hard-13166295