Lavell Crawford Stand-Up Comedy Special
Before we start, let’s make one thing clear, this blog LOVES Lavell Crawford. He was our first interview and we’ll always help to promote his projects. The dude is genuine, loves his family, and he’s funny as hell. With that said, Lavell Crawford is a great throwback comic who reigns supreme in today’s world of comedy. We’ve watched at least ten shows live and never heard the same joke told in the same way. He gives audiences something fresh, everytime.
Lavell Crawford: New Look, Same Funny
We’re happy to announce his new comedy special Lavell Crawford: New Look, Same Funny, premiering Saturday, July 6 at 10:35 p.m. et on SHOWTIME. The special was filmed at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. Crawford is funnier – and skinnier – than ever. After losing over 120 pounds, the comic offers his unique take on everything from being a fan of first-term President Obama and the recent government shutdown to his weight-loss journey and the best way to deal with cops in 2019. He also talks about learning to walk up stairs, lol.
Second Showtime Comedy Special
This is Lavell’s second Showtime special, the first, Lavell Crawford: Home for the holidays, featured the former big-man breaking down Christmas and Thanksgiving, it was vintage Lavell. This new comedy special promises more of the same. We’ve had a sneak peek at “New Look, Same Funny” and its BETTER than “Home for the Holidays.” In fact, we think it’s one of the top five specials of 2019.
A native of St. Louis, Crawford is a comedian, actor and producer. His numerous television appearances include AMC’s Better Call Saul, which we hope he’ll play a bigger role in next years season 5. The show is outstanding and deserves a touch of comedy. Crawford has also appeared in New Girl, Workaholics and Breaking Bad. SHOWTIME, LAVELL CRAWFORD: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Additionally, his film credits include Compton’s Finest, Love Is Not Enough, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, American Ultra and The Ridiculous 6.
LAVELL CRAWFORD: NEW LOOK, SAME FUNNY! is directed by Brian Volk-Weiss (KEVIN SMITH: SILENT BUT DEADLY, The Toys That Made Us). Volk-Weiss and Cisco Henson serve as executive producers for Comedy Dynamics along with Lavell Crawford and Justin Edbrooke.
The show airs July 6th at 10:35 pm. Set your DVR’s and prepare to laugh, Lavell Crawford is back and he’s definitely worth watching.