Huffpost Comedy

'Mel Brooks Strikes Back': Comedy Legend Reflects On Career In Upcoming Special (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:

"You're talking to a somewhat serious intellectual character here -- with potty humor."

Mel Brooks will look back on his remarkable career as a comedy writer, director, producer, actor and legend in an upcoming HBO special appropriately called, "Mel Brooks Strikes Back!" (for the "Space Balls" fans out there).

Watch a preview for the special above wherein Brooks jokes about his life with BBC Creative Director ALan Yentob, who moderated the special before a live audience at the Geffen Theater in Westwood, California.

"Mel Brooks Strikes Back!" airs Monday, Dec. 10 at 9:00 EST on HBO. Brooks fans can also check out "The Incredible Mel Brooks," a new collection of his best performances in a DVD box set coming out Nov. 13.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Comedians Then & Now
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Mel Brooks Strikes Back! Premieres On HBO Next Month

Trailer Watch: Mel on Mel in HBO' s ' Mel Brooks Strikes Back!'

Mel Brooks Strikes Back! | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals ...

HBO Will Air Comedy Special 'Mel Brooks Strikes Back!' on - Indiewire

Breaking News - "Mel Brooks Strikes Back!," Featuring the Comedy ...

HBO: Mel Brooks Strikes Back!: Home

Mel Brooks Is Coming to HBO in 'Mel Brooks Strikes Back!' | Splitsider

'Mel Brooks Strikes Back!' Preview In this... | Top 5 Funniest

Twitter / HBO: MEL BROOKS STRIKES BACK!, ...

VIDEO: First Look - MEL BROOKS STRIKES BACK! on HBO (movies ...