NEW YORK, May 12, 2008 — The walls of New York City’s Gotham Comedy Club shake with laughter. COMEDY CENTRAL’s first original multi-platform series “Live At Gotham” is back for another laugh-out-loud season. Tune in and crack up on Friday, June 6 at 10:00 p.m. as ventriloquist Jeff Dunham hosts the season three premiere of “Live At Gotham,” featuring all-new exclusive comedic material.
“Live At Gotham” was taped at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. This season’s on-air debut includes eight one-hour episodes with each featuring six up-and-coming comedians and one all-star host. Leading up to the on-air premiere and throughout the new season, exclusive stand-up clips will be available on comedycentral.com as well as other digital platforms such as mobile VOD and iTunes podcast. Beginning the week of June 2, exclusive interviews with “Live At Gotham” hosts can be viewed on http://www.comedycentral.com/shows/live_at_gotham/index.jhtml and iTunes podcast. Full episodes from season three will be available On Demand beginning June 30.
The premiere episode is hosted by Jeff Dunham and showcases the talent of JR Brown, Erik Griffin, Jared Logan, Anjelah Johnson, Michael Palascak and Lenny Marcus. Upcoming episodes include performances by Owen Benjamin, Hannibal Buress, Vince Averill, Erin Judge, Matt Braunger, Baron Vaughn and, from the new COMEDY CENTRAL series “Reality Bites Back,” Mo Mandel and Theo Von. Season three also features hosts Ralphie May, D.L. Hughley, Jim Norton, Kevin Hart, Rich Vos, Daniel Tosh and Tommy Davidson.
For Q&A, clips and biographies of the comedians featured in “Live At Gotham,” visit http://www.comedycentral.com/shows/live_at_gotham/index.jhtml.
“Live At Gotham” is executive produced by Stu Schreiberg, Robert Hartmann, Judi Marmel-Brown and Stephen Kroopnick. Lou Wallach and Christina Youry are executives in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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