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List of Kathy Griffin stand-up specials

TelevisionEdit

HBOEdit

# Title Original airdate Filming location Segments Notes
1 HBO Comedy Half-Hour: "Kathy Griffin"
(season 3, episode 11)

October 18, 1996

The Fillmore
San Francisco, California

Griffin's only special as part of a television series

2 Kathy Griffin: Hot Cup of Talk

August 14, 1998

Variety Arts Theatre
Los Angeles, California

BravoEdit

# Title Original airdate Filming location Segments Notes
3 Kathy Griffin: The D-List

March 24, 2004

Laugh Factory
Los Angeles, California

4 Kathy Griffin: Allegedly

November 30, 2004 (DVD)

Variety Arts Theatre
Los Angeles, California

Direct-to-DVD, later aired on Bravo. Griffin's only 90 minute special to date.

5 Kathy Griffin Is...Not Nicole Kidman

August 3, 2005

Orpheum Theatre
Los Angeles, California

Preceded the series premiere of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-list.

6 Kathy Griffin: Strong Black Woman

May 9, 2006

Orpheum Theatre
Los Angeles, California

7 Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It

June 5, 2007

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Santa Rosa, California

8 Kathy Griffin: Straight to Hell

November 29, 2007

Chicago Theatre
Chicago, Illinois

9 Kathy Griffin: She'll Cut a Bitch

April 15, 2009

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland, Oregon

10 Kathy Griffin: Balls of Steel

November 3, 2009

Civic Center
San Diego, California

11 Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt

June 8, 2010

Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, Tennessee

12 Kathy Griffin: Whores on Crutches

November 2, 2010

Pechanga Resort and Casino
Temecula, California

Originally titled "Diva in a Tipi".

13 Kathy Griffin: 50 and Not Pregnant

March 17, 2011

Riverside Theater
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

14 Kathy Griffin: Gurrl Down

June 22, 2011

Wilbur Theatre
Boston, Massachusetts

15 Kathy Griffin: Pants Off

September 20, 2011

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, California

Originally titled "Kathy Griffin: Pray The Gay Back".

16 Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker

December 20, 2011

Borgata Hotel
Atlantic City, New Jersey

17 Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class

July 26, 2012

Terrace Theater
Long Beach, California

18 Kathy Griffin: Kennedie Center On-Hers

January 3, 2013

State Theatre
Minneapolis, Minnesota

19 Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl

June 4, 2013

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Santa Rosa, California

20 Kathy Griffin: Record Breaker

December 18, 2013

Majestic Theatre
San Antonio, Texas

Griffin's 20th special and a representative from Guinness World Records attended to certify her record of "Most Televised Stand-Up Specials by a Comedian."[1]

FilmEdit

Title Theatrical release Filming location Segments Notes
Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story[2]

March 11, 2019
(South by Southwest)
July 31, 2019
(wide)

Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
Santa Monica, California[3]

AlbumsEdit

Original albumsEdit

Title Release date Recording location Tracklist Notes
For Your Consideration

July 17, 2008

Grand Theatre Center for the Arts
Tracy, California

  • "The Hot Ticket"
  • "The Survey: Gay? Straight?"
  • "The Clicker (For the Maggie Fans)"
  • "My First Rebanning (Hi Barbara Walters!)"
  • "Happy Sunday (More Maggie!)"
  • "Cover Me"
  • "Oprah Is a Deity (And I Think She Is Full of Shit)"
  • "Oprah's Favorite Things"
  • "The Osmonds Were Never Cool"
  • "Freaky Doll People (Demi? Oh Yeah!)"
  • "Straight Guys Wake Up!"
  • "Our New Daddy's Coming"
  • "Wizard of Woz"
  • "My Run-in With Spielberg"
Suckin' It for the Holidays

November 3, 2009

Borgata Hotel
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Is not a holiday album, although Kwanzaa is mentioned briefly.

Look at My Butt Crack

August 14, 2014

The Mirage
Las Vegas, Nevada

Television specials released as albumsEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Kathy Griffin: Straight to Hell Nominated
2009 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Kathy Griffin: She'll Cut a Bitch Nominated
2011 Grammy Award Best Comedy Album Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt Nominated
2012 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Variety Special Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker Nominated
2012 Grammy Award Best Comedy Album Kathy Griffin: 50 & Not Pregnant Nominated
2013 Grammy Award Best Comedy Album Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class Nominated
2014 Grammy Award Best Comedy Album Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl Won

Home videoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kathy Griffin Sets World Record For Most Comedy Specials". KMBZ. 2013-11-05. Retrieved 2013-12-02.
  2. ^ Kathy Griffin: A Hell of A Story
  3. ^ Kathy Griffin Self-Financing New Comedy Special to Be Shot in Santa Monica. Variety.