Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee: Coming to a computer near you

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

The curious case of Jerry Seinfeld. He picks his spots. He comes and goes. He has cameos. He puts his name on ill-fated television projects (hello, “The Marriage Ref”). He loves cars. He notes how every single episode of “Seinfeld” paid homage to the recently deceased Andy Griffith. And most importantly, he released “Comedian,” a 2002 documentary about how hard it is to be a stand-up comic and how much he has struggled (however much a guy who has enough money to buy Maine can struggle, I add parenthetically) to find a second life after his crazy-successful sitcom went dark.

But for this next trick … he’ll launch a Web series in two weeks! Because how else could he make a grand debut on TV Without A TV?

The show will be called “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” and according to pretty much every outlet in the world, it is set to debut on the website Crackle, which is owned by Sony, on Thursday, July 19, at 9 p.m.

And, well, that’s about it. No, really. That’s it. There has been a news release regarding it, but word is, he wants the material to speak for itself. So …

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A bearded Ricky Gervais. Larry David. Alec Baldwin. What else do you need, really? This has potential to be some of the funniest stuff never seen on television. Ahhh, yes. Relying solely on the Internet for TV does have its perks, you know.

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