Celebrate comedy icon Robert Klein with his stand-up specials & more all week on SXM

SiriusXM is celebrating revered comedian Robert Klein with one week of special programming. Klein Time on SiriusXM’s Comedy Greats (Ch. 94) will showcase some of the best material from nearly 40 years of Klein’s influential career — including four of his HBO stand-up specials, as well as a best-of show featuring tracks taken from all eight of his specials.

See the full list of Klein Time programming below, and listen to every episode at 3pm ET each day this week on Comedy Greats.

Monday, August 3: Ron Bennington’s interview with Klein, then “Robert Klein At Yale” (1982)

Tuesday, August 4: “Child of the 50s, Man of the 80s” (1984)

Wednesday, August 5: “Robert Klein On Broadway (1986)

Thursday, August 6: “Unfair and Unbalanced” (2010)

Friday, August 7: “The Robert Klein Collection, Vol 1” (2020)

 

 

Also an actor and author, Klein rose to fame in the 1970s with his much-lauded stand-up performances. Jerry Seinfeld once referred to Klein as “The Beatles of comedy for me.” Watch comedian and SiriusXM host Jim Norton pay tribute to Klein, calling him the “most underrated comic genius ever” in an exclusive SiriusXM Town Hall below.

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