HBO will pay tribute to comedian George Carlin this week by airing nothing but Carlin's comedy specials for two nights on HBO2.
The main HBO channel also will show one Carlin special — his most recent, It's Bad for Ya, which premiered in March — on Friday. In total, the networks will show 11 of his 14 specials, starting with Carlin's first (George Carlin at USC, from 1977) and ending with his last.
Carlin, the legendary foul-mouthed comedian, died on Sunday from heart failure. He's being remembered as an icon and a "counterculture hero," and his TV specials were a big part of his legacy. To see HBO's full schedule, just read more.
HBO2 — WEDNESDAY NIGHT
8 p.m.: George Carlin at USC (1977)
9:30 p.m.: George Carlin Again! (1978)
11 p.m.: Carlin at Carnegie (1983)
Midnight: Carlin on Campus (1984)
1 a.m. Thursday: Playin' with Your Head (1986)
HBO2 — THURSDAY NIGHT
8 p.m.: What Am I Doing in New Jersey (1988)
9 p.m.: Doin' It Again (1990)
10 p.m.: Jammin' in New York (1992)
11 p.m.: Back in Town (1986)
12:05 a.m. Friday: You Are All Diseased (1999)
1 a.m. Friday: It's Bad for Ya (2008)
HBO — FRIDAY NIGHT
9 p.m.: It's Bad for Ya
* All times EDT and PDT
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