The 24/7 channel devoted to, and hosted by, the iconic British comedy troupe, will premiere on Friday 10/16, the day after the stars receive a Special Award from The British Academy of Film and Television Arts event at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, and will run for ten full days featuring classic Python sketches, skits and, songs; fans calling in with requests; fans and celebrities telling favorite sketches and Python memories; and various members of the original Python troupe reminiscing and talking of new projects.
The channel will showcase comedic bits from Monty Python’s Flying Circus television show, including the legendary segments “Spam,” ”Nudge Nudge,” “Killer Joke,” “Argument Clinic,” “Cheese Shop” and unexpected skits like “The Spanish Inquisition,” and tracks from the troupe’s various albums, including Monty Python and The Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Contractual Obligation Album, Matching Tie and Handkerchief, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life and Monty Python Sings.
Monty Python fans can request their favorite skits during the “Monty Python Request Shows” airing regularly throughout the ten days. During this segment, fans will take the stage as they share their memories and tell their stories about watching Python.
Monty Python Radio will air through Sunday, October 25 on SIRIUS channel 105 and XM channel 151.