Matt Besser

Andy Richter, Adam Conover, Mariah Carey bring twists on Christmas traditions

Andy Richter, Adam Conover, Mariah Carey bring twists on Christmas traditions

Christmas is coming, trailing a multitude of overlapping traditions and assaults on tradition. Living when we do, we have decades of Christmas television to add to the trees and mistletoe and sugarplum fairy visions already gathered around the holiday — new traditions to extend, play with and pervert.

“Andy Richter’s Home for the Holidays,” from the comedy-themed streaming network Seeso, will not be everybody’s cup of soured egg nog, to put it mildly. Written by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founder/improv4 humans host Matt Besser and Eva Anderson (“Comedy Bang! Bang!,” “You’re the Worst”), it features a host of UCB-connected players and was shot at the group’s...

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