February 9th, 2012
04:42 PM ET
Carlin will be the host of "The Kelly Carlin Show," in which she'll converse with a variety of comics about their industry as well as their lives.
"I'm always curious about their personal creative process, but also their journey as humans," Carlin tells the Times. "Do they have a spiritual bent to them? What are their politics? Are they optimists or pessimists? What's their worldview in general? That's the stuff that really fascinates me."
On her show, Carlin says she hopes to "create a safe space for deep conversation." She'll be talking to the likes of Lewis Black, Eddie Izzard, Chris Hardwick and Robin Williams, who will be on her first episode this Sunday.
"The Kelly Carlin Show" is set to air on Sirius XM's Raw Dog Comedy channel, in addition to a new channel called "Carlin's Corner" that will be dedicated to the works of the comic legend, who passed away in 2008.
There's also an added bonus with her show: "That's part of the reason why I love satellite radio and podcasting," Carlin said, "I don't have to worry about the quote-unquote Carlin words."
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