YouTube is marking its eighth anniversary this week with a slate of special comedy programming. YouTube Comedy Week features live performances, new episodes from YouTube comedy channels and more. Participants include Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Conan O'Brien and Seth Rogen.
Highlights include: "The Big Live Comedy Show," a two-hour live variety show archived on YouTube; "Most Famous YouTube Comedy Videos of All Time," curated by YouTube trends manager Kevin Allocca; and a collection of top comedy moments featuring pranks, sketch comedy and musical parodies.
The lineup of live shows includes:
• YouTube "Improv Night With UCB Comedy," starring the Upright Citizens Brigade (tonight at 9).
• YouTube "Stand Up Night" -- With Jim Hamilton, Brody Stevens, Ron Funches, Sean Patton, Kyle Dunnigan and Todd Womack (Wednesday at 9 p.m.).
• The "CollegeHumor All-Nighter Live Stream Show" from the CollegeHumor Channel -- Live show and marathon of programming running until 6 a.m. (Thursday at 8 p.m.).
• The "Set List Live" -- Stand-up and improv with Reggie Watts, Matt Kirshen, Kira Soltanovich, Moshe Kasher and Dan Van Kirk (Friday at 9 p.m.).
• YouTube "Comedy Week Music Show" -- Music and comedy with special guest Weird Al Yankovic (Friday at 10 p.m.).
Find it all at youtube.com/comedyweek.