On Location (TV series)

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On Location
HBO On Location
Starring Various
Country of origin United States
Running time Varies
Original network HBO
Original release 1976

On Location is a series from HBO. The series premiered on New Year's Eve 1975 with a one-hour performance by Robert Klein[1] and became a source for uncensored stand-up comedy performances[2][3] from performers such as George Carlin, David Brenner, Redd Foxx, Rich Little, Robin Williams, Phyllis Diller, Buddy Hackett, Billy Crystal, Pat Cooper and others.[2] In addition to showing select comedians, On Location featured comedy shows such as the annual Young Comedians Show and comedy club shows.[4] From 1982 to 1986, a version of the "HBO In Space" program opening sequence was used to introduce the series.

See also


  1. ^ Dean J. DeFino (2013). The HBO Effect. Bloomsbury Publishing. pp. 65–71. ISBN 978-1-62356-521-3. 
  2. ^ a b Gary R. Edgerton; Jeffrey P. Jones (2013). The Essential HBO Reader. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 161ff. ISBN 0-8131-4372-1. 
  3. ^ Michael Kantor; Laurence Maslon (2008). Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America. Grand Central Publishing. p. 499. ISBN 978-0-446-55575-3. 
  4. ^ Various HBO Guides

External links

  • Early version introduction of HBO's On Location

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