For Mother’s Day 2020, Comedy Central is airing the broadcast premiere of Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady’s documentary Call Your Mother, featuring some of the biggest names in comedy and their mothers. It premieres Sunday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
If you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch Comedy Central’s Call Your Mother live or on-demand on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device for free:
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Comedy Central is included in Philo’s main 59-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It comes with a free seven-day trial, and no credit card is required to sign up:
Once signed up for Philo, you can then watch Call Your Mother live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.
If you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay shows that have aired in the last three days.
Comedy Central is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can then watch Call Your Mother on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch most shows up to three days after they air (and sometimes longer) even if you don’t record them.
Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” package comes with 47 channels, including Comedy Central. Moreover, as part of Sling’s special “Happy Hour” promotion, you can sign up for Sling Blue anytime for free (no credit card required) and then watch for free between 5 p.m. and midnight ET:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Call Your Mother on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
‘Call Your Mother’ Preview
From Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp, Freakonomics: The Movie, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You) comes Call Your Mother, a film that looks at the various relationships held between famous comedians and their mothers.
Comedians featured in the film include Louie Anderson, Awkwafina, Jimmy Carr, Bridget Everett, Fortune Feimster, Rachel Feinstein, Judah Friedlander, Jim Gaffigan, Judy Gold, Jen Kirkman, Jo Koy, Bobby Lee, The Lucas Brothers, Norm Macdonald, Jim Norton, Tig Notaro, Yvonne Orji, Kristen Schaal, David Spade, and Roy Wood Jr.
It is billed as a “hilarious ode to moms and the way they have shaped the work of some of comedy’s biggest stars.”
“Comedy Central is very proud to present this documentary to the world. Heidi and Rachel have created a fascinating and layered look at how the relationships between comedians and their mothers shape their craft,” said Sarah Babineau, Head of Comedy Central Content and Creative Enterprises, in a press release. “It’s a hilarious, insightful take on the indelible mark that our mothers leave on us all.”
“I am so thrilled to have partnered with Comedy Central and Loki Films on this project. It’s been an incredible experience seeing this concept grow from an idea into a dynamic and hilarious documentary with some of today’s most prolific comedic performers,” said executive producer Caroline Hirsch. “Incredibly excited to premiere Call Your Mother at Tribeca Film Festival and look forward to debuting this film to Tribeca audiences.”
Call Your Mother airs Sunday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.
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