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FX Debuts Trailer for ‘Hysterical’ Documentary

Fx has released a video trailer for its documentary movie Hysterical, which premieres on the network on April 2.

The documentary, directed and executive produced by Andrea Nevins, provides a backstage pass into the lives of some of stand-up comedy’s most boundary-breaking women while exploring the hard-fought journey to become the voices of their generation and their gender, said the network.

Comedians appearing in Hysterical include Kelly Bachman, Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin, Nikki Glaser, Judy Gold, Kathy Griffin, Jessica Kirson, Lisa Lampanelli, Wendy Liebman, Carmen Lynch, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherri Shepherd and Iliza Shlesinger.

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.