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The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail
Genre Standup comedy
Starring Jonah Ray
Kumail Nanjiani
Opening theme "Vizcaya" by Jacuzzi Boys
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 24 (list of episodes)
Original network Comedy Central
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original release July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24) – November 22, 2016 (2016-11-22)[1]
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The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail is a stand-up comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central in the United States. It was hosted by stand up comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani. It was filmed in the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. It originated as a weekly live show in 2010,[2] and then on July 24, 2014, an edited version began airing on Comedy Central in eight-episode seasons.[3][4][5] On February 17, 2015, Comedy Central announced that it had picked up The Meltdown for a second season.[6] On November 20, 2015, Comedy Central renewed The Meltdown for a third season.[7] On September 23, 2016, it was announced that the third season would be the final one, due to Ray and Nanjiani ending the live show.[2]


Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 8 July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24) September 18, 2014 (2014-09-18)
2 8 June 30, 2015 (2015-06-30) August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18)
3 8 September 27, 2016 (2016-09-27) November 22, 2016 (2016-11-22)[1]

Season 1 (2014)

No. Title Guests Original air date U.S. viewers
1 "The One with the Childhood Crushes" Steve Agee, David Koechner, Neal Brennan, Moshe Kasher July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24) N/A
2 "The One with the Party Fouls" Emily Heller, Eugene Mirman, Jon Daly, Nick Offerman, T.J. Miller July 31, 2014 (2014-07-31) N/A
3 "The One with the Worst Jobs" Marc Maron, James Adomian, Chris Hardwick, Justin Willman August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07) N/A
4 "The One with the Travel Stories" Pete Holmes, Garfunkel And Oates, Brody Stevens, Rory Scovel August 14, 2014 (2014-08-14) N/A
5 "The One with the TV Host Perks" Jared Logan, John Hodgman, Todd Glass, "Weird Al" Yankovic August 28, 2014 (2014-08-28) N/A
6 "The One with Betrayal" Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, Doug Benson, Jim Gaffigan, Eric Andre September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04) N/A
7 "The One with the Wedding Stories" Maria Bamford, Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate, Michael Ian Black, Reggie Watts September 11, 2014 (2014-09-11) N/A
8 "The One with the Horror Stories" Tom Lennon, Adam Cayton-Holland, Tom Wilson, Kyle Kinane September 18, 2014 (2014-09-18) N/A

Season 2 (2015)

No. Title Guests Original air date U.S. viewers
1 "The One with the Replacement Hosts" Andy Daly, Cameron Esposito, Hampton Yount, hosted by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer June 30, 2015 (2015-06-30) N/A
2 "The One with the Jacket" Sean Patton, Claudia O'Doherty, Matt Braunger, Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri July 7, 2015 (2015-07-07) N/A
3 "The One with the Little Girl Named Lucy" John Mulaney, Brent Weinbach, Brett Gelman July 14, 2015 (2015-07-14) N/A
4 "The One with the Kiss" Jak Knight, Kurt Braunohler, Thomas Middleditch, Bridget Everett July 21, 2015 (2015-07-21) N/A
5 "The One with All the Spitting" Nick Thune, Fred Armisen, John Early, Andrew Santino July 28, 2015 (2015-07-28) N/A
6 "The One with the Clearance Issues" Aparna Nancherla, Ron Funches, Al Madrigal, Chelsea Peretti August 4, 2015 (2015-08-04) N/A
7 "The One Where Hannibal Looks Like Miami Vice" Paul Scheer, Kate Berlant, Hannibal Buress August 11, 2015 (2015-08-11) N/A
8 "The One with the Coco" Joe Mande, Beth Stelling, Lauren Lapkus, Natasha Leggero August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18) N/A

Season 3 (2016)

No. Title Guests Original air date U.S. viewers
1 "The One with the Improv Troupe" Brian Posehn, Jay Larson, Byron Bowers, Wild Horses (Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland, Stephanie Allynne, and Erin Whitehead) September 27, 2016 (2016-09-27) N/A
2 "The One with the Box of Pain" Michelle Buteau, Paul F. Tompkins, David Wain, Brendon Small, Steve Agee October 4, 2016 (2016-10-04) N/A
3 "The One with More Dicks" Maria Bamford, the Lucas Brothers, Martha Kelly, the Five Footprints (Ron Funches, Joe DeRosa, Drennon Davis, and Rory Scovel) October 11, 2016 (2016-10-11) N/A
4 "The One with the Hypnotic Herpes" Solomon Georgio, Al Jackson, Jen Kirkman October 18, 2016 (2016-10-18) N/A
5 "The One without Neil deGrasse Tyson" Brandon Wardell, Sam Jay, Guy Branum October 25, 2016 (2016-10-25)[1] N/A
6 "The One with OCD" Baron Vaughn, Ian Karmel, Rachel Bloom November 1, 2016 (2016-11-01)[1] N/A
7 "The One with Tiny" Joel Kim Booster, Rhea Butcher, Gelmania (Brett Gelman, John Gemberling, King Cyrus King) November 15, 2016 (2016-11-15)[1] N/A
8 "The One with Meltdown and a Murder" Charla Lauriston, Brent Sullivan, Mike O'Brien, Todd Barry November 22, 2016 (2016-11-22)[1] N/A