‘Festpocalypse’ Saturday

Reunions of The Kids in the Hall, The Upright Citizens Brigade, and Mr. Show‘s David Cross and Bob Odenkirk represent just a small fraction of the fun promised for Festpocalypse, streaming today, January 30, at 8 pm ET.

Tickets, starting at $20 from sfsketchfest.com, will benefit SF Sketchfest, which runs in-person comedy shows in non-pandemic times.

‘Festpocalypse’ is also scheduled to star:

  • Saturday Night Live alumni Cheri Oteri, Fred Armisen, Dana Carvey, Rachel Dratch, Janeane Garofalo, Tim Meadows, Laraine Newman, Sasheer Zamata and writer Alan Zweibel
  • Live short film-riffing with RiffTrax, featuring Mystery Science Theater 3000 alumni
  • Musical performances from Bill Frisell, Rhett Miller, The Milk Carton Kids, Jonathan Coulton, Paul and Storm, and Reggie Watts
  • A game show hosted by Jimmy Pardo
  • Movie games hosted by Doug Benson
  • The Tenderloins, the creators of Impractical Jokers
  • “Swift justice” from Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn
  • Pinky and the Brain’s Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche
  • Countless others, including Alan Arkin, Paget Brewster, Margaret Cho, Chris Elliott,  Bobcat Goldthwait, Emily V. Gordon, Dana Gould, Elliott Gould, Jean Grae, Christopher Guest, Jon Hamm, Dave Hill, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Bill Irwin, Eddie Izzard, Jane Lynch, Kumail Nanjiani, Oscar Nuñez, Patton Oswalt, Kevin Pollak, The Stare, Paul F. Tompkins, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Aisha Tyler, Reggie Watts and Weird Al’ Yankovic.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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