List of Kathy Griffin stand-up specials

This page lists the television and DVD stand-up specials of Kathy Griffin. To date she has one half-hour special, seventeen one-hour specials, and one two-hour special. She has the most comedy specials of any comedian.[1]

HBO specials

HBO Comedy Half-Hour (1996)

Originally aired October 18, 1996.

Kathy Griffin: Hot Cup of Talk (1998)

Originally aired August 14, 1998. Topics include Griffin's acting stint in Awaiting the Renaissance, Celine Dion, Madonna, Griffin's encounter with President Bill Clinton, and Hanson.

Bravo specials

Kathy Griffin: The D-List (2004)

Originally aired March 24, 2004. Topics include Britney Spears, Whitney Houston, Griffin's appearances on Hollywood Squares with Anna Nicole Smith and Little Richard, and hosting an AmfAR event with Sharon Stone.

Kathy Griffin: Allegedly (2004)

Direct to DVD release, later aired on Bravo. Topics include pitching a sitcom to NBC, the VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scientology, the 9/11 celebrity telethon, appearing in the music video for "The Real Slim Shady" with Eminem, Griffin's trip to Afghanistan, Brooke Shields' wedding, and The View.

Kathy Griffin Is... Not Nicole Kidman (2005)

Originally aired August 3, 2005, preceding the series premiere of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-list. Topics include presenting with Ryan Seacrest at the American Music Awards, Anna Nicole Smith, Barbra Streisand on Oprah, Kelly Clarkson, and Clay Aiken.

Kathy Griffin: Strong Black Woman (2006)

Originally aired May 9, 2006. Topic include Star Jones, Griffin's incident joking Dakota Fanning had entered a rehab facility, Tom Cruise, Hurricane Katrina coverage, Griffin's encounter with Celine Dion, and Griffin's vacation in Palm Springs. For example, Sofi Ojeda.

Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It (2007)

Originally aired June 5, 2007. Topics include the Mel Gibson arrest, Lindsay Lohan, Club Hyde in Los Angeles, Whitney Houston, Rosie O'Donnell's R family cruise, the Creative Arts Emmys, and Ann Coulter.

Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell (2007)

Originally aired November 29, 2007. Topics include Griffin's Emmy Award acceptance speech controversy, To Catch a Predator, Senator Larry Craig, Barbara Walters, Paris Hilton, Paula Abdul, Larry King's 50th Anniversary roast, Dr. Phil, The View, and Martha Stewart.

Kathy Griffin: She'll Cut A Bitch (2009)

Originally aired April 15, 2009. Topics include Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, Griffin's encounter with Cher, Judge Judy, and the Prime-time Emmy Awards.

Kathy Griffin: Balls Of Steel (2009)

Originally aired November 3, 2009. Topics include Britney Spears, Taylor Swift and Kanye West on the MTV Video Music Awards, Jon and Kate Gosselin, Levi Johnston and Sarah Palin, Whitney Houston, Paula Abdul, Barbara Walters, Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus, and the Prime-time Emmys.

Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt (2010)

Originally aired June 8, 2010. Topics include The Waffle House, Dancing With the Stars, Renée Zellweger, Griffin's appearance on Law and Order: SVU, Hoarders, attending a dinner party with Sharon Stone, and Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King at the Texas State Fair.

Kathy Griffin: Whores on Crutches (2010)

Originally to be called "Diva in a Tipi". Originally aired November 2, 2010. Topics include The View, her playing on a slot machine, Paris Hilton, Tiger Woods and his affairs, television shows she frequently watches, Maggie's new book and The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Kathy Griffin: 50 and Not Pregnant (2011)

Originally aired March 17, 2011. Topics include attending parties at the 53rd Grammy Awards, the Oprah Winfrey Network, attending a roast of Quentin Tarantino, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Steven Seagal: Lawman, Maggie Griffin, Sarah Palin, and performing in Knoxville for her previous special Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt.

Kathy Griffin: Gurrl Down (2011)

Originally aired June 22, 2011. Topics include Sarah Palin and her family, trying to pick up guys at MIT, her run-in with Michele Bachmann, hosting CNN's New Year's Eve Bash with Anderson Cooper, My Strange Addiction, Kirstie Alley, Phaedra from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, meeting Bill O'Reilly backstage at Glee, and Lady Gaga's parents.

Kathy Griffin: Pants Off (2011)

Originally to be titled "Kathy Griffin: Pray The Gay Back". Originally aired September 20, 2011. Topics include her mother Maggie, Kim Kardashian's wedding, Bruce Jenner, Casey Anthony, Nancy Grace, Marcus Bachmann, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Orange County, performing at a maximum security prison, being pantsless during the 2011 Virginia Earthquake in New York City, dinner with Gloria Steinem, eating a pot brownie, and staying at Anderson Cooper's house.

Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker (2011)

Originally aired December 20, 2011. Topics include Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' divorce, Nancy Grace on Dancing with the Stars, pajama jeans, forever lazy's, and ordering pizza with Cher.

Kathy Griffin: Seamen 1st Class (2012)

Originally aired July 26, 2012. Topics under discussion include the Kardashians, Oprah, the Westboro Baptist Church, Miley Cyrus' engagement to Liam Hemsworth, the Real Housewives of Orange County, and Kathy's biggest fan in prison.

Kathy Griffin: Kennedie Center On-Hers (2013)

Originally aired January 3, 2013. Recorded at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on December 1, 2012.[2] Topics include meeting Celine Dion backstage in Las Vegas, Lindsay Lohan's legal problems, Liz and Dick and Lifetime original movies, filming video spots for Barack Obama with Cher, Miley Cyrus, sexting Anderson Cooper, Beyond Scared Straight, the reunion special of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, and Josh Groban.

Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl (2013)

Originally aired on June 4, 2013, the special was recorded in Santa Rosa, California. Topics include accused murderer Jodi Arias following her twitter, meeting Barbra Streisand at Jane Fonda's birthday, Justin Bieber, Amanda Bynes, Lil Wayne's overdose, Kathy's new boyfriend, and Red Book.

Subjects

Subject HBO Comedy Half-Hour Hot Cup of Talk The D-List Allegedly ...Not Nicole Kidman Strong Black Woman Everybody Can Suck It Straight to Hell She'll Cut a Bitch Balls of Steel Does the Bible Belt Whores on Crutches 50 and Not Pregnant Gurrl Down Pants Off Tired Hooker Seamen 1st Class Kennedie Center On-Hers Calm Down Gurrl
Paula Abdul No No No No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Clay Aiken No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Kirstie Alley No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Pamela Anderson No No No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Michele Bachmann No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Justin Bieber No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes
Cher No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Kelly Clarkson No No No No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Anderson Cooper No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Ann Coulter No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No
Tom Cruise No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
Miley Cyrus No No No No No No No No No Yes No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No
Celine Dion No Yes No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No
Dakota Fanning No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Jon and Kate Gosselin No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Nancy Grace No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No
Maggie Griffin No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Elisabeth Hasselbeck No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No
Paris Hilton No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes No No No No No No No
Whitney Houston No No Yes No No No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No No
Michael Jackson No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Levi Johnston No No No No No No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No No
The Jonas Brothers No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
Star Jones No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Kim Kardashian No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No
Gayle King No No No No Yes No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes No No
Beyoncé Knowles No No No Yes No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Lindsay Lohan No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes No Yes No
Madonna No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
Dr. Phil McGraw No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Liza Minnelli No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Rosie O'Donnell No No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No
Bill O'Reilly No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No Yes
Mary-Kate Olsen No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No
Sarah Palin No No No No No No No No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes No No
Gwyneth Paltrow No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Don Rickles No No No No No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No
Salt n Pepa Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Ryan Seacrest No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Jerry Seinfeld Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Charlie Sheen No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Anna Nicole Smith No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Brooke Shields No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Britney Spears No No Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Jerry Springer Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Martha Stewart No No No Yes No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Barbra Streisand No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Sharon Stone No No Yes No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Taylor Swift No No No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
Uma Thurman No No Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
Barbara Walters No No No Yes No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No Yes No
Oprah Winfrey No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
Tiger Woods No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No
Westboro Baptist Church No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
Renée Zellweger No No No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Demi Moore No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
Macy Gray No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Anna Wintour No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Sandra Bullock No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Salma Hayek No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Stella McCartney No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Justin Timberlake No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Eminem No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Maria Shriver No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Chelsea Handler No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Sean Penn No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Warren Beatty No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Lil Wayne No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Nicki Minaj No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Drake No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Amanda Bynes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Subject HBO Comedy Half-Hour Hot Cup of Talk The D-List Allegedly ...Not Nicole Kidman Strong Black Woman Everybody Can Suck It Straight to Hell She'll Cut a Bitch Balls of Steel Does the Bible Belt Whores on Crutches 50 and Not Pregnant Gurrl Down Pants Off Tired Hooker Seamen 1st Class Kennedie Center On-Hers Calm Down Gurrl

DVD releases

  • Kathy Griffin: Allegedly - November 30, 2004 (Region 1)
  • Kathy Griffin: She'll Cut a Bitch - January 12, 2010 (Region 1)
  • Kathy Griffin: Pants Off/Tired Hooker - August 7, 2012 (Region 1)
  • The Kathy Griffin Collection: Red, White & Raw - October 30, 2012 (Region 1) (Contains 7 of Kathy's Bravo specials including Balls Of Steel, Does The Bible Belt, Whores On Crutches, 50 & Not Pregnant, Gurrl Down, Pants Off & Tired Hooker.)

References

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