Premieres Saturday, December 15 from 10 to 11 PM ET/PT on HBO
Taping at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland, Ore., his latest comedy hour finds Holmes confronting personal truths about the mechanisms of consciousness, Michael Jackson, the afterlife and Elon Musk, as well as sharing a few thoughts on being a new dad. The exclusive presentation will be directed by Marcus Raboy, who also directed his first HBO special, 2016’s “Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds.”
Holmes is co-creator and star of the critically acclaimed HBO comedy series “Crashing,” which is co-executive produced by Judd Apatow and Judah Miller. The show draws on his own experiences as a comedian, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the world of stand-up comedy in New York City.
He also hosts the popular podcast “You Made It Weird,” which has featured such guests as Larry Charles, Garry Shandling, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, Norman Lear, Deepak Chopra and Tig Notaro, among many others, and previously hosted the cable program “The Pete Holmes Show.” In addition, Holmes has appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Conan” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” as well as starring in two other cable comedy specials, and has voiced characters for “American Dad,” “Ugly Americans” and HBO’s “Animals.” He has also animated several cartoons for the New Yorker magazine.