By Alison Willmore | Indiewire November 25, 2013 at 5:11PM
"Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time," the new comedy special from Patton Oswalt, will have its world premiere on Epix on Friday, January 17 at 10pm ET.
Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and recordered at San Diego’s Spreckels Theater, the stand-up special finds Oswalt tackles issues ranging from frozen food to the future of America. Oswalt's shot four TV special and has twice been nominated for Grammys. He recently played Fire Marshall Boone on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and Hurlan Heartshe on "The Heart, She Holler," and also has a role in Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."
"Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time" is executive produced by Patton Oswalt, John Irwin and Generate’s Dave Rath, and was produced by Comedy Central, which will host its basic cable premiere in April 2014.