Crank Yankers

television program

Crank Yankers is an American television series produced by Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, and Daniel Kellison that featured actual crank calls made by show regulars and celebrity guests, and re-enacted onscreen by puppets for a visual aid to show the viewer what is happening in the call. The show premiered in 2002 on Comedy Central and returned to MTV2 on February 9, 2007, running again until March 30, 2007. The show screened in Australia on SBS Television and The Comedy Channel between 2003 and 2008.

Crank Yankers
Created byAdam Carolla
Daniel Kellison
Jimmy Kimmel
StarringTony Barbieri
Adam Carolla
Jim Florentine
Jimmy Kimmel
Tracy Morgan
Kevin Nealon
Sarah Silverman
Wanda Sykes
Biz Markie
Theme music composerAdam Schlesinger
Steven Gold[1]
Opening themeAdam Schlesinger, Steven Gold
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes70
Running time21-22 minutes
Original networkComedy Central (2002-2005)
MTV2 (2007)
Original releaseJune 3, 2002 (2002-06-03) –
March 30, 2007 (2007-03-30)
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CD releasesEdit

  • The Best Uncensored Crank Calls, Volume 1 (2002)
  • The Best Uncensored Crank Calls, Volume 2 (2002)
  • The Best Uncensored Crank Calls, Volume 3 (2003)


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