NEW YORK, September 30, 2009 – Roaring laughter will once again pour out from New York’s Gotham Comedy Club when COMEDY CENTRAL‘s first original multi-platform series “Live at Gotham” returns for another laugh-out-loud season. Tune in for the fun Friday, October 16 at 11 p.m. ET/PT for the season four premiere of “Live at Gotham,” featuring all-new exclusive comedic material.
“Live at Gotham” tapes at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City and 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 Jokes.com as well as other digital platforms such as mobile video on demand. Beginning the week of October 12, exclusive interviews with “Live At Gotham” hosts can be viewed at Jokes.com, in addition to Q&A, clips and biographies of the comedians featured in the show.
Full episodes from season four will be available for download the day after premiere on iTunes, Xbox LIVE Marketplace, Zune, Playstation Store and Amazon Video on Demand. Full episodes will also be available the Monday after the linear premiere free on COMEDY CENTRAL On Demand.
The premiere episode is hosted by Jo Koy and showcases the talent of Deb DiGiovanni, Cory Fernandez, Andy Ritchie, Taylor Williamson, Reese Waters and Wil Sylvince. Upcoming episodes include performances by Nick Kroll, Harris Wittels, Iliza Shlesinger, Andy Woodhull, Quinn Dahle, Moshe Kasher, Jeff Dye and Dan Soder, among other rising stars. Season four also features hosts Bobby Lee, Judah Friedlander, Paul F. Tompkins, Charlie Murphy, Doug Benson, Former “Daily Show” correspondent Rob Riggle and Jim Jefferies.
“Live at Gotham” is executive produced by Stu Schreiberg, Robert Hartmann and Judi Brown-Marmel. JoAnn Grigioni is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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