09/16/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2020 13:18
In honor of Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month, listeners can find some comic relief from your favorite Latinx comedians. Since Monday, September 14, SiriusXM's comedy channels have been spotlighting Latinx comedy stars, including the audio premieres of five HBO Latino stand-up specials.
The coverage kicked off on Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud Radio (Ch. 96), which featured an hour of Latinx programming starting at 9pm ET. Stand-up material from George Lopez, Joey Medina, Felipe Esparza, and many others continues to air during this hour for the remainder of the week.
The celebration continues on Raw Dog Comedy (Ch. 99). As of Tuesday, September 15, the channel has been premiering the audio from five HBO Latino stand-up specials throughout the week. At 6pmET, the channel has been airing one special a day in its entirety: Erik Rivera (Super White), Jerry Garcia (It's Not My Weekend), Nick Guerra (Love Me At My Worst), Gina Brillion (Easily Offended), and Orlando Leyba (Adorbable).
All week long, Comedy Central Radio (Ch. 95) has been tapping into their vast archives to air the best comedy from Latinx artists in hour-long blocks. The channel is also showcasing several stand-up specials throughout the week featuring major talents, including Greg Giraldo, Gabriel Iglesias, Julio Torres, Cristela Alonzo, Shane Torres, and Al Madrigal. See the schedule below (all times in ET):
Wednesday, September 18 at 5pm 5 - Two half-hour specials from Shane Torres and Al Madrigal, plus other comic tracks
Thursday, September 17 at 2pm - A jukebox hour of comedy celebrating Latinx and Hispanic comics from Comedy Central's library
Friday, September 18 at 8pm - Greg Giraldo, Midlife Vices
Saturday, September 19 at 8am - George Lopez, It's Not Me, It's You
Saturday, September 19 at 1pm - Greg Giraldo, Midlife Vices (replay)
Sunday, September 20 at 9am - Half-hour specials from Shane Torres and Al Madrigal
Sunday, September 20 at 1pm - Gabriel Iglesias, Aloha Fluffy
Monday, September 21 at 3pm - A jukebox hour of comedy celebrating Latinx and Hispanic comics from Comedy Central's library
Tuesday, September 22 at 5pm - Half-hour specials from Julio Torres and Cristela Alonzo
She's So Funny (Ch. 771) is featuring comedy throughout the week that pays tribute to the best Latina stand-up, as well as a special pop-up show, Los Weirdos with Carmen Lynch & Kyle Ocasio. Catch Los Weirdos on Wednesday, September 16 at 6pm ET and a Latina Comedy Block with Christine Medrano, Carmen Lynch, and more on Friday, September 18 at 10am and 6pm ET.
To round out the comedy mix, Comedy Greats (Ch. 94) is also broadcasting stand-up blocks and full specials from Latinx comedians all week long.