Comedy Central Announces Fall Premiere Dates for This Year’s Half-Hour Standup Specials
Comedy Central just revealed the schedule for this year’s batch of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents half-hour standup specials (formerly titled The Half Hour). This year’s specials were filmed at The Civic Theatre in New Orleans, and the series premieres with two back-to-back episodes Friday, September 15th at midnight and 12:30am and runs through the end of October. Comedy Central will also air a preview episode featuring highlights from each special on Friday, September 8th at 1:30am.
Here’s the complete schedule:
September 15: Chris Redd , Yamaneika Saunders
September 22: Shane Torres, Jenny Zigrino
September 29: Casey James Salengo, Jo Firestone
October 6: Anthony DeVito, Julio Torres
October 13: Josh Johnson, Sam Jay
October 20: Joel Kim Booster, Solomon Georgio
October 27: Adam Cayton-Holland
The lineup of this year’s Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents specials was announced back in March. There were originally 14 standups announced, but Austin-based comedian Lashonda Lester passed away in early April, just a little over a week before her set was scheduled to be filmed. You can read more about Lester here.