COMEDY CENTRAL ANNOUNCES TALENT LINE-UP FOR “THE GODDAMN COMEDY JAM,” A NEW ONE-HOUR COMEDY AND MUSIC SPECIAL FEATURING PETE DAVIDSON, ADAM DEVINE, JIM JEFFERIES, NATASHA LEGGERO AND JAY PHAROAH

  • Set to Film in Hollywood at the Avalon on Tuesday, June 21 with the Special to Premiere in 2016
  • Info and Tickets to the Free Taping Available Here

NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 – Comedy Central’s “The Goddamn Comedy Jam” is the intersection of comedy genius and rock & roll dreams featuring five stand-up comedians telling funny, poignant and ridiculous stories that have an association with an iconic hit song. After each story, the comedians sing their song live backed by the Comedy Jam Band. “The Goddamn Comedy Jam” will feature Pete Davidson, Adam Devine, Jim Jefferies, Natasha Leggero and Jay Pharoah and film at the Avalon in Hollywood on Tuesday, June 21. The one-hour special is slated to premiere in 2016 on Comedy Central.

Info and tickets to the free taping are available here.

The Goddamn Comedy Jam is one of the hottest preexisting live shows in Los Angeles and has featured some of the biggest names in comedy, including Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman and Bill Burr.

“The Goddamn Comedy Jam” is an Ugly Brother Studios production directed by Joel Gallen. Executive produced by Gallen, Josh Adam Meyers and Mike and Tim Duffy. Jonas Larsen, 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.”

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