Shout! Factory has released the April streaming schedule for its free online streaming service Shout! Factory TV. The Dick Cavett Show and Backlot are spotlighted this month.
This month Shout! Factory TV will be streaming ten episodes of The Dick Cavett Show. This month’s selection of episodes is pulled entirely from the 1990s. It featured guests from around the world of stand-up comedy in honor of Cavett’s own stand-up roots. Among this month’s list of guests are: Conan O’Brien, George Carlin, Richard Lewis, Dennis Miller, Steve Martin, and others. This month’s complete list of Dick Cavett Show episodes is noted below.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Steve Martin (1992)
Steve Martin, comedian and actor known for films such as Bowfinger and The Jerk, is interviewed by Dick Cavett.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Conan O’Brien (1995)
Dick Cavett interviews legendary talk show host, Conan O’Brien.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Chris Elliott (1994)
Dick Cavett interviews comedian Chris Elliot, a man known for his late-night comedic sketches on Late Night with David Letterman.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Jon Lovitz (1992)
Dick Cavett interviews Jon Lovitz, actor comedian and singer, best known for his role on SNL.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: George Carlin (1992)
Dick Cavett interviews the late comedian George Carlin, a man known for his outspoken stand-up comedy, thoughts on politics, religion and other various taboo subjects.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Richard Lewis (1990)
Dick Cavett interviews Richard Lewis, American comedian and actor.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Dennis Leary (1991)
Dick Cavett interviews Dennis Leary, comedian and former star actor of the show, Rescue Me.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Phil Hartman (1991)
Late Canadian-American SNL actor and comedian Phil Hartman, is a guest on this episode of The Dick Cavett Show.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Dennis Miller (1992)
Dick Cavett’s guest for this episode is Dennis Miller, stand-up comedian, talk show host, actor and commentator.
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends: Bobcat Goldthwait (1992)
Bobcat Goldthwait, actor, comedian, filmmaker and voice artist is interviewed by Dick Cavett.
Also back this month is its exclusive series Backlot. The series examines some of the most beloved cult favorite films and TV series. It is hosted by Shout! Factory’s Brian Ward and features interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, featurettes, and a whole bunch more from those fan favorites. In one of this month’s episodes of Backlot, Ward sits down with Paul Feig (Ghostbusters, Spy, Bridesmaids) and Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, This is 40, Pineapple Express) to discuss their work on the cult classic series Freaks and Geeks. Shout! Factory recently re-issued the series on Blu-ray. Along with his recent big screen work, Feig was the creator of Freaks and Geeks. Apatow served as the series’ executive producer. In another episode of Backlot Ward takes a look back at the 1961 King Kong spinoff Gorgo. He will delve into how the Gorgo suit was created, the problem of putting a monster in Paris, and even how it was handled by the crew of the Satellite of Love in none other than Mystery Science Theater 3000. Speaking of that series, Shout! Factory TV also has two classic episodes of MST3K streaming this month. One of those episodes features Gorgo. The other focuses on another so bad that it’s great movie in the form of the 1983 Canadian made-for-television movie Overdrawn at the Memory Bank. The full list of MST3K episodes being streamed this month is noted below.
Mike and the ‘bots gorge on Gorgo (1961), a maudlin monster mess featuring two giant mother-and-son lizards and a Samuel Beckett lookalike. Leonard Maltin shows up to hawk his movie guide, which inexplicably praises the film.
MST3K: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
A weather tech’s mind gets trapped in a computer and Pearl establishes her own public television pledge program.
Along with the latest episodes of The Dick Cavett Show, Backlot, and MST3K being streamed this month, Shout! Factory TV is also streaming the series and movies listed below.
Other notable series and movies also streaming on Shout! Factory TV now include:
· THE GREAT AMERICAN DREAM MACHINE
· PRINCE KILLIAN
· CHICAGO CAB
· PERFECTLY NORMAL
· ONE DOWN TWO TO GO
· ROCK, ROCK, ROCK!
· THE SMURFS AND THE MAGIC FLUTE
· THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE
· CONVICT 762
More information on these and other presentations being streamed online now at Shout! Factory TV is available online at:
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