Will Lewis Black and friends become radio stars?

By | March 19, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | feature slider, News | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lewis Black and friends will tape a radio pilot tomorrow in New York City. News Quiz USA, hosted by Black and featuring comedians Kathleen Madigan, Todd Barry, Ted Alexandro and radio host Andy Borowitz will be a politically charged panel show, wherein the quartet will opine on current events and pop culture. The show is a spinoff of the original British version, produced by the BBC. The pilot episode will air on the UK’s Radio 4 on Thursday as part of the station’s coverage of the U.S. presidential election.

If all goes well, the show — taped in front of a live audience — will become a recurring feature on Radio 4, at least through the end of the election. There’s even talk of having the show available as a podcast for stateside listeners. The pilot tapes tomorrow at 7 pm at the Greene Space. Not surprisingly, tickets are sold out.

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  • duranie

    Lewis Black needs his own radio show on Sirius XM, he’s a riot!

  • Blueboars

    please please please please follow through with the podcast side of this.  Those are some great comedic minds and the whole world needs more Ted Alexandro in it.

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