Insomniac with Dave Attell

Insomniac with Dave Attell

Insomniac with Dave Attell
Created by Dave Attell
Starring Dave Attell
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 45
Producer(s) Nick McKinney
Dave Hamilton
Mala Chapple
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel Comedy Central
Original release August 5, 2001 (2001-08-05) –
November 11, 2004 (2004-11-11)

Insomniac with Dave Attell is a television show on Comedy Central hosted by comedian Dave Attell which ran from August 5, 2001 until November 11, 2004.[1]


  • Overview 1
  • Cities visited 2
  • Specials 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Host Dave Attell goes through a particular city at night, beginning with his performance at a local comedy club, then going to various bars, landmarks and clubs. Along the way Attell cracked jokes with passersby and took pictures with a disposable camera.

The 30-minute program ran for four seasons on Comedy Central and continued with six one-hour specials that were filmed in Tokyo, Amsterdam, Rio de Janeiro, Dublin, London, and the Southern US. Two volumes of the show under the title The Best of Insomniac Uncensored were released on DVD.

The producers of Insomniac were Nick McKinney,[2] Dave Hamilton[2] and Mala Chapple. McKinney and Hamilton also directed all the episodes. The show's theme song and series composer was Bob Golden.

Cities visited

Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 4
New York City Chicago Toronto Amsterdam
San Francisco Philadelphia Nashville Las Vegas
Miami Boston Little Rock London
Kansas City Boise Myrtle Beach Salt Lake City
New Orleans Reno Cleveland Key West
Houston Atlanta Albuquerque Austin
Memphis Phoenix Anchorage Dublin
Tijuana Montreal Portland Honolulu
Baltimore Charleston Oakland Columbus
New York City New York City Long Island New York City


  • Insomni-Achtung baby
  • March on the South
  • Rio Dave Janeiro
  • Sloshed in Translation


  1. ^ "Insomniac with Dave Attell".  
  2. ^ a b "Insomniac with Dave Attell Credits".  

External links