LORELAI: It wasn’t funny.
LUKE: Not from your angle. From mine, it was An Evening at the Improv.
An Evening at the Improv, cable television series running from 1982 to 1996. It showcased live comedy from The L.A. Improv comedy club, which opened in 1974, the sister venue to The Improv in New York City, which opened in 1963. Originally for singers, then singers and comedians, it became a stand up comedy club in the 1970s.
Some of the comedians featured on An Evening at the Improv include Bill Maher, Gary Mule Deer, Jerry Seinfeld, Janeane Garofalo, Steven Wright, Rich Hall, Rosie O’Donnell, Adam Sandler, George Lopez, Sandra Bernhard, Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Dave Chapelle, and Jim Carrey.