Emmy Award-winning John Oliver, the resident British roving correspondent on the internationally acclaimed The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, hosts a show featuring his favourite US stand-up comics performing live to a New York City audience. The line-up includes Janeane Garofalo (The Larry Sanders Show), Marc Maron (WTF podcast), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) and Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords). This tailor-made programme gives a British audience a peek into the American comedy scene, introducing some exciting new faces, and some very familiar ones, from the world of film and television.