Roy Wood Jr. Is Taking Over as Host of Comedy Central’s ‘This Is Not Happening’
Changes are in the works on Comedy Central’s storytelling series This Is Not Happening. The network recently announced that the show, which was renewed for a fourth season last year, will debut this fall with a new host: Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. Here’s the lineup for the upcoming season:
The fourth season promises an impressive line-up of the best comedy storytellers including Gastor Almonte, Louie Anderson, Tone Bell, Sandra Bernhard, Joel Kim Booster, Byron Bowers, Drew Carey, Tommy Chong, Rob Christensen, Kelsey Cook, Thomas Dale, DeRay Davis, Joey Diaz, Chris Distefano, Chris Garcia, Tom Green, Tiffany Haddish, Darrell Hammond, Lil Rel Howery, Krystyna Hutchinson, Louis Katz, Martha Kelly, Kyle Kinane, Michael Kosta, Talib Kweli, Dave Landau, Jay Larson, Steve Lemme, Dave Macklovitch (of Chromeo), Kathleen Madigan, Al Madrigal, Howie Mandel, Shane Mauss, Ralphie May, Michael McDonald, Kurt Metzger, Jim Norton, Jay Oakerson, Ryan O’Neill, Sean Patton, Eddie Pepitone, Chris Porter, Chris Redd, Jessa Reed, Tom Rhodes, Rita Rudner, Yamaneika Saunders, Tom Segura, Ali Siddiq, Doug Smith, Kevin Smith, Dan Soder, Scott Thompson, Brandt Tobler, Carrot Top, Theo Von, Brooks Wheelan, Brad Williams, Harland Williams and more! (Subject to change)
This Is Not Happening co-creator Ari Shaffir has been hosting the show since it debuted as a web series back in 2013, and while he won’t be returning next season, he recently announced that he has a double standup special titled Double Negative: Children and Double Negative: Adulthood premiering on Netflix next month:
I have a humongous announcement! My Netflix double special comes out July 18! Mark your calendars! I’m so fucking excited!!!! pic.twitter.com/gxNX5jeqvL
— Ari Shaffir (@AriShaffir) June 3, 2017
Joe Mande’s new Netflix standup special, which was announced last week, will premiere a week after Shaffir’s on July 25th.