Comedy Central Convention Coverage

Al Franken, a comedian, discussed the cable comedy network, Comedy Central. He explained the background behind Comedy Central’s coverage of the Democratic National… read more

Al Franken, a comedian, discussed the cable comedy network, Comedy Central. He explained the background behind Comedy Central’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention in New York City in which Mr. Franken wouldl provide humorous commentary during live coverage of the convention. Mr. Franken also talked about his own background in comedy, “Saturday Night Live,” and comic, political impersonations. He performed his impersonation of Paul Tsongas. Earlier that year, “Saturday Night Live” performed two parodies of C-SPAN’s election coverage. Video clips of the Comedy Central set were shown and Mr. Franken humorously responded to the C-SPAN callers. close

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Program ID:
27023-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 1992 | 9:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 1992 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jul 13, 1992 | 9:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 1992 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 1992 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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