The Ben and Dave Show
|The Ben and Dave Show|
The Ben and Dave Show logo
|Country of origin||USA|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Original release||March 14– June 30, 2008|
The Ben and Dave Show is an interactive podcast and television series on the LGBT-themed here! television network. The podcast debuted online at heretv.com in October 2007. The televised version of the show premiered on here! on March 14, 2008. The podcast and the series are hosted by radio personality Ben Harvey and comedian Dave Rubin. The Ben and Dave Show features commentary from the pair on a variety of topics and interview segments.
Shortly after the television debut, The Ben and Dave Show podcasts disappeared from the here! website. Following the show's cancellation, Harvey and Rubin continued podcasting, under the new title The Six Pack.
Critical response[edit | edit source]
The Washington Blade praised the series, calling The Ben and Dave Show a "fun new release." Entertainment Weekly concurred, citing the show's "catty chat" and the solid pairing of Harvey and Rubin as reasons to watch. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette called the series "sort of like the old Howard Stern show on E!, but 2/3 less raunchy and 1/3 more gay."
References[edit | edit source]
- Harvey, Ben and Rubin, Dave. "The Ben and Dave Show" (Podcast). Retrieved November 8, 2007.
- Wheat, Alynda (2008-03-14). "What to Watch". Entertainment Weekly.
- Rosen, Zach (2008-03-07). "Springtime blossoms". Washington Blade. Archived from the original on 2008-03-20. Retrieved 2008-03-16.
- Owen, Rob (2008-03-13). "Tuned In Journal: Of genres and subgenres". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-03-16.