Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
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New York, NY  



Laughing Buddha Comedy 
Laughing Buddha Comedy 

Writing for Late Night TV One Month Workshop 

Last year we debuted our first Late Night Writing Class and it sold out in 24 hours.  Because of demand it has now grown into a full fledged one month workshop.

Location: TBA (NYC)

Instructor: Dave Hanson


  • Writing late night TV monologue jokes, desk pieces and interviews

  • Learning to write jokes for a particular host’s tone or voice

  • Putting together a late night TV packet (materials required to get you hired) and what they must include

  • Working in a Writer’s Room and handling it’s unique environment

  • Punching up and pitching jokes and much more

Dave Hanson worked in the writer’s room at Chelsea Lately for 150 episodes as well as contributing to Inside Amy Schumer and as a staff writer on several pilots. Dave is a published writer, actor and comedian living in New York City, and can be seen in the film Trainwreck.

Dave is also an internationally produced playwright whose published comedy Waiting For Waiting For Godot opened in London at the St. James' Theatre in 2016. His other published works include The Exit Interview,  Cafe d'Automatique, and Thank You For letting Me Have Sex With You. Other writing credits include, Inside Sports (Versus), Beer :30 (Versus) and Gene Pool (Fox).

As an actor and comedian, Dave has appeared in Trainwreck (Universal), Crashing (HBO), The Detour (TBS), Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central), The Onion News Network (IFC).

Dave is a graduate of UCB and IO West as well as a member of The Collective NY, The Stillwater Writers Group, The Dramatists Guild of America  and is a writer/performer for the New York sketch group The Shorts Show.