The future of comedy is female. That is the message of the upcoming documentary Hysterical coming to FX and FX on Hulu. The network shared a trailer for the stand up comedy-focused documentary.

  • Hysterical will premiere on FX on April 2 and will debut the next day on FX on Hulu.

More on Hysterical:

  • FX Documentaries will host the world premiere of their new film, Hysterical during SXSW Online. The 2021 virtual event will take place from March 16-20th.
  • Hysterical will be included in the Festival’s Documentary Spotlight. FX Tweeted the news as well, naming three of the doucmetary’s subjects: Nikki Glaser, Iliza Shlesinger, and Bonnie MacFarlane.


  • Hysterical is an honest and hilarious backstage pass into the lives of some of stand-up comedy’s most boundary-breaking women, exploring the hard-fought journey to become the voices of their generation and their gender.”

Hysterical is directed by Andrea Nevins and features:

  • Margaret Cho
  • Fortune Feimster
  • Rachel Feinstein
  • Marina Franklin
  • Nikki Glaser
  • Judy Gold
  • Kathy Griffin
  • Jessica Kirson
  • Sherri Shepherd
  • Iliza Shlesinger
  • And more