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    Smoove Takes The Stage To Host
    The COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Series
    "Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus" Debuting Thursday, January 26 At 10:00 P.M.

NEW YORK, January 9, 2012 – JB

Smoove is showing viewers how to dooz it with the premiere of his first-ever one-

hour COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up Special. “JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It”

debuts Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY


In “JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It,” a stage, a microphone and a stool are used like never before as the highly expressive Smoove gives fans a glimpse into his ridiculously creative mind. Filmed at the The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, random thoughts and everyday observations are transformed into hilarity when seen through the eyes of Smoove. From police chases to advice on ladies to King Kong, find out just how he dooz it.

“JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It” is executive produced by Rick Austin and Mike Rothman, directed by Ryan Polito, and JoAnn Grigioni is the Executive in Charge Of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

January is Stand-Up Month on COMEDY CENTRAL and the month of laughs kicks off with the

launch of a brand-new CC Stand-Up

Facebook App, which will provide fans with the opportunity to program the channel’s

Friday night stand-up block. With the new Facebook App, COMEDY CENTRAL is putting the

schedule into the hands of its viewers with fans able to watch playlists comprised of

select comedians who are being followed and liked by that weekend’s featured stand-up

premiere comic. By “Liking” them on Facebook and/or “Following” them on Twitter,

viewers will be casting their vote for the Friday night line-up with the top choices

airing that night beginning at 9:00 p.m. On Friday January 20, the comedians selected

from Smoove’s playlist will be showcased.

Smoove is a gifted writer, comedian and actor, who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedic ridiculousness. Smoove is a COMEDY CENTRAL favorite who will be reuniting with Russell Simmons for the two episode premiere of “Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus” on Thursday, January 26 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. A familiar face on the big screen, Smoove can be seen in the “The Sitter” with Jonah Hill, “We Bought a Zoo” starring Matt Damon and “The Dictator” opposite Sacha Baron Cohen. He will next be seen co-starring in the NBC series “Bent.” Smoove also serves as host of this year’s CLIO Awards special, celebrating the world’s best commercials, which is scheduled to broadcast on NBC.

Currently, Smoove has a development deal to create his own series in partnership with director Shawn Levy and has expanded his comedy empire with the launch of, a comedy based website focused

on original and branded comedy content.

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