The Tragic Side of Comedy

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Following the hit Biographies of famous and successful, yet tortured comedic stars like John Belushi, Chris Farley and Phil Hartman, comes a 2-hour Biography event: The Tragic Side of Comedy. This definitive special turns a critical eye on the complex world of comedy–a world that brings us such laughter and joy, yet is rooted in such deep and potent darkness. We’ll take the audience on a journey through the fantastic rises and fatal descents of these short-lived stars as we look to uncover the reasons why such success so often takes a deathly destructive turn.