Comedy Central’s ‘Norm MacDonald Sports Show’

In 1998, Norm MacDonald did the impossible: He made the ESPYs marginally entertaining television.

Norm MacDonald at the ESPYs

(See video below)

That year, MacDonald delivered the funniest sports-related comedy monologue in television history.

Naturally, ESPN hasn’t invited him back since.

So I suppose there is some hope for Comedy Central’s newly-announced “Sports Show With Norm MacDonald.

Today the cable channel released details on the new show, which is described by Comedy Central as a “scripted series” that will premiere in April. The production, executive-produced by MacDonald, is scheduled to air at least 8 episodes.

Here the description of the show that was sent out by Comedy Central: Read more…