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Why? with Hannibal Buress

Why? with Hannibal Buress
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Genre Comedy
Created by Hannibal Buress
Presented by Hannibal Buress
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) Dave Becky
Hannibal Buress
Jeff Stilson
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) 3 Arts Entertainment
Release
Original network Comedy Central
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original release July 8 (2015-07-08) – August 26, 2015 (2015-08-26)

Why? with Hannibal Buress is an American late-night television series hosted by Hannibal Buress. On March 10, 2015, the series was green-lit for an eight-episode season.[1] The series premiered on July 8, 2015, on Comedy Central.[2] The show was meant to provide a look into the host's mind with episodes undertaking social issues through sketches, man on the street interviews, special guests and stand-up in front of a studio audience.[3] In December 2015, Hannibal Buress confirmed the series would not return for a second season.[4] He told the New York Post that "it wasn't the ideal format for him.[5]

Episodes

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "8th of July Celebration!" July 8, 2015 (2015-07-08) 0.586[6]
2 "Get the F Out of Here" July 15, 2015 (2015-07-15) 0.352[7]
3 "Hannibal Goes to a PETA Protest" July 22, 2015 (2015-07-22) 0.383[8]
4 "Hannibal Has Beef" July 29, 2015 (2015-07-29) 0.344[9]
5 "Hannibal Buress Converses Calmly With a Dentist and a Lion" August 5, 2015 (2015-08-05) 0.428[10]
6 "Hannibal Goes to Hell to Find Out What's In That Bag" August 12, 2015 (2015-08-12) 0.383[11]
7 "Hannibal Approaches the Finish Line While Wearing a Deep V-Neck T-Shirt" August 19, 2015 (2015-08-19) 0.330[12]
8 "Hannibal and Kate Plus 8" August 26, 2015 (2015-08-26) 0.297[13]

References

  1. ^ Brian Steinberg (2015-03-10). "Comedy Central Greenlights Hannibal Buress Series". Variety. Retrieved 2015-07-07. 
  2. ^ Dornbush, Jonathon (2015-05-20). "Comedy Central announces summer launch dates for Key & Peele, Why? with Hannibal Buress, and more". EW.com. Retrieved 2015-07-07. 
  3. ^ "Why? with Hannibal Buress". Comedy Central. Retrieved 2016-03-08. 
  4. ^ Leatherman, Benjamin (2015-12-22). "Hannibal Buress on Broad City, Working with Will Ferrell, and Avoiding Octopus Humor". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 2016-01-27. 
  5. ^ "Hannibal Buress doesn’t think his Comedy Central show is coming back". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2016-03-08. 
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda. "Wednesday Cable Ratings: Shark Week Tops Night + 'Duck Dynasty', 'Suits', 'The Game', & 'Mr Robot'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.15.2015". Show Buzz Daily. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  8. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.22.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved 2015-07-26. 
  9. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.29.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  10. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.5.2015". Showbuzz Daily. 2015-08-06. Retrieved 2015-08-10. 
  11. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.12.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved 2015-08-16. 
  12. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.19.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  13. ^ "SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals: 8.26.2015". Show Buzz Daily. 2015-08-27. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 

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