The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

  • TV-MA
  • 2014
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.3  (480)

Filmed live in front of an audience in the back of Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, Jonah Ray an Kumail Nanjiani provide their viewers with some of the strangest up and coming comic acts around. You may know Jonah and Kumail from their interview podcast, The Nerdist, which airs weekly. This comic duo brings their antics to the stage as they serve as hosts for a variety of stand-up comedians. Each episode features various entertainers who perform their acts around a central theme such as bad jobs, childhood crushes, or betrayal. The performers range from typical stand-up comedians, to songwriters, to bizarre character actors. There is generally a large amount of audience interaction, with some performers basing their entire performance around audience members. Guests have included well-known comedians such as Jim Gaffigan, Eugene Mirman, and Marc Maron as well as lesser known artists. Jonah and Kumail also provide glimpse into the conversations of guests and friends backstage during the show.

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The One with Meltdown and a Murder
8. The One with Meltdown and a Murder
November 22, 2016
Todd Barry, Brent Sullivan, Charla Lauriston and Mike O'Brien perform.
The One with Tiny
7. The One with Tiny
November 15, 2016
Rhea Butcher, Joel Kim Booster and Gelmania (Brett Gelman, John Gemberling and Cyrus Ghahremani) perform.
The One with OCD
6. The One with OCD
November 1, 2016
Rachel Bloom, Baron Vaughn and Ian Karmel perform.
The One without Neil deGrasse Tyson
5. The One without Neil deGrasse Tyson
October 25, 2016
Jonah and Kumail debate the existence of aliens with Steven Yeun, Brandon Wardell does a Justin Bieber impression, and Guy Branum explains how he missed his papal calling.
The One with the Hypnotic Herpes
4. The One with the Hypnotic Herpes
October 18, 2016
Solomon Georgio, Al Jackson and Jen Kirkman perform.
The One With More Dicks
3. The One With More Dicks
October 11, 2016
Maria Bamford, the Lucas Brothers, Martha Kelly and The Five Footprints (Joe DeRosa, Ron Funches, Drennon Davis and Rory Scovel) perform.
The One With the Box of Pain
2. The One With the Box of Pain
October 4, 2016
Paul F. Tompkins; David Wain; Michelle Buteau and Baked (Steve Agee and Brendon Small) perform.
The One With The Improv Troupe
1. The One With The Improv Troupe
September 27, 2016
Jay Larson, Byron Bowers, Brian Posehn and Wild Horses (Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead and Lauren Lapkus) perform.
The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail
The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail

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Filmed live in front of an audience in the back of Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, Jonah Ray an Kumail Nanjiani provide their viewers with some of the strangest up and coming comic acts around. You may know Jonah and Kumail from their interview podcast, The Nerdist, which airs weekly.

This comic duo brings their antics to the stage as they serve as hosts for a variety of stand-up comedians. Each episode features various entertainers who perform their acts around a central theme such as bad jobs, childhood crushes, or betrayal. The performers range from typical stand-up comedians, to songwriters, to bizarre character actors. There is generally a large amount of audience interaction, with some performers basing their entire performance around audience members.

Guests have included well-known comedians such as Jim Gaffigan, Eugene Mirman, and Marc Maron as well as lesser known artists. Jonah and Kumail also provide glimpse into the conversations of guests and friends backstage during the show.The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on July 23, 2014.

Where to Watch The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail is available for streaming on the Comedy Central website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Comedy Central.

  • Premiere Date
    July 23, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (480)