Can a Show Based on a Twitter Feed Actually Be Funny?

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This article is an interesting look at what we can expect from Rob Delaney’s new show in development at Comedy Central, a Tosh.0-esque “half-hour mix of comedy show and talk show” called @robdelaney. Its writers include Frank Sebastiano, Brendon Walsh and Megan Amram, but the ultimate voice of the show will come from Delaney’s own Twitter account - a concept that, in the wake of Sh*t My Dad Says, sounds risky to some. Delaney definitely has the right idea, though, in bringing in material from the internet “only in an effort to produce the biggest laughs.” Sounds like a proper comedian Hippocratic oath.