Comedy Central premieres "Jo Koy: Lights Out" on Sunday, April 1, at 10pm. [Photo courtesy of Comedy Central]
Comedian Jo Koy, a regular round table panelist who has been on E!'s "Chelsea Lately" literally several dozen times, has a new hour-long special premiering this Sunday night. We had the chance to talk to the busy comedian, who has a full schedule of theatre gigs on his plate, in addition to promoting his special, about what aspects of his life made it into his new act and what's been important to him as he came up. Find out more about Jo Koy and his schedule of shows at his website. Jo Koy next makes it back to the LA area in June for a string of shows at the Brea Improv. Preview a clip of "Lights Out" here.
This Sunday Comedy Central premieres "Jo Koy: Lights Out," you've worked with them before on other occassions, other specials, right?
Jo Koy: It's my second one! My second hour special. My first one was "Don't Make 'Em Angry" and this one I'm most excited about. This one was shot in my hometown, Los Angeles, and in this time I talk a lot more about my son, and a lot more stories about my Mom, the two things I really like to talk about. I really enjoyed it. I also got to introduce my grandmother into the act, another character involved in my special.