COMEDY CENTRAL® ANNOUNCES TALENT LINE-UP FOR NEW COMEDY AND MUSIC SERIES “THE COMEDY JAM”

  • Featuring Malin Akerman, Awkwafina, Jim Breuer, James Davis, Colton Dunn, Mark Duplass, Fortune Feimster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tiffany Haddish, Chris Hardwick, Bert Kreischer, Matteo Lane, Bobby Lee, Taryn Manning, Idina Menzel, Hasan Minhaj, Big Jay Oakerson, Jay Pharoah, Busy Philipps, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sam Richardson, Jon Rudnitsky, Nick Swardson, Roy Wood Jr. and More with Surprise Iconic Music Guest Stars
  • Set to Film at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on January 7, 8, 11 and 12
  • Tickets to the Free Tapings May Be Requested at TheComedyJamTickets.com
  • Series to Premiere Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central

NEW YORK, December 19, 2016 – Your favorite stars of stage and screen are about to morph into rock & roll gods. The #1 brand in comedy announced today that Malin Akerman, Awkwafina, Jim Breuer, James Davis, Colton Dunn, Mark Duplass, Fortune Feimster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tiffany Haddish, Chris Hardwick, Bert Kreischer, Matteo Lane, Bobby Lee, Taryn Manning, Idina Menzel, Hasan Minhaj, Big Jay Oakerson, Jay Pharoah, Busy Philipps, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sam Richardson, Jon Rudnitsky, Nick Swardson, Roy Wood Jr. and more are set to perform on “The Comedy Jam,” the comedy and music series in which celebrities dish on a cherished memory linked to an iconic song and then perform that song with the Comedy Jam Band. Surprise musical guest stars are scheduled to appear.

The Comedy Jam” Tape Schedule (Subject to Change):

January 7
Awkwafina
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Bobby Lee
Hasan Minhaj
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Roy Wood Jr.

January 8
Colton Dunn
Fortune Feimster
Tiffany Haddish
Chris Hardwick
Sam Richardson
Nick Swardson

January 11
Jim Breuer
Mark Duplass
Bert Kreischer
Taryn Manning
Idina Menzel
Big Jay Oakerson

January 12
Malin Akerman
James Davis
Matteo Lane
Jay Pharoah
Busy Philipps
Jon Rudnitsky

“The Comedy Jam” is set to film at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on January 7, 8, 11 and 12. Tickets to the free tapings may be requested at TheComedyJamTickets.com. The eight-episode weekly series, based on the special that aired in August 2016, premieres Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Born from one of the hottest live shows in Los Angeles, created by Josh Adam Meyers, “The Comedy Jam” is produced by Ugly Brother Studios and Tenth Planet and executive produced by Meyers, Mike Duffy, Tim Duffy and Joel Gallen, who will also direct. Jordan Ellner, Gary Mann and Ryan Moran are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

Comedy Central is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including one-hour specials from top comedians Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Chris Hardwick, David Spade, Gabriel Iglesias, Patton Oswalt, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, and more. Comedy Central stand-up series include “Adam Devine’s House Party,” “This Is Not Happening,” “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail,” and “The Half Hour.”

CONTACT:

Joselyn Alvarado
310.752.8612
joselyn.alvarado@cc.com

Matt Conte
212.767.4091
matt.conte@viacom345.com

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