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[11/12/09 - 04:29 PM]
TBS Unveils Comedian Lineup for New Late-Night Series the Very Funny Show, Hosted by Tim Meadows
The series is set to premiere with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, November 19 at 12 a.m. (ET/PT).

[via press release from TBS]

TBS Unveils Comedian Lineup for New Late-Night Series THE VERY FUNNY SHOW, Hosted by Tim Meadows

THE VERY FUNNY SHOW, Which Combine Stand-Up with Stories Behind the Comedy.

Premieres with Back-to-Back Episodes on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT)

TBS is getting inside the heads of some of today's top young comedians with an all-new, late-night series THE VERY FUNNY SHOW, hosted by Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live). The half-hour series will feature standup performances taped at the famous Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago during TBS and Just For Laughs' recent comedy festival. The show is unique among standup series, with each act intercut by short interview vignettes in which comedians talk about the inspirations behind their work. THE VERY FUNNY SHOW is set to premiere with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT), following TBS's new late-night talk show LOPEZ TONIGHT.

Two comedians will be featured in each episode of THE VERY FUNNY SHOW. The following is a complete lineup:

Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Henry Cho and Nick Thune

Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 a.m. (ET/PT) Danny Bhoy and Whitney Cummings

Thursday, Nov. 26, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Roy and Louis Ramey

Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Rocky LaPorte and Andrew Kennedy

Thursday, Dec. 10, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Jeff Dye and Wendy Liebman

Thursday, Dec. 17, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Caparulo and Kyle Kinane

Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Mike Palascak and Patti Vasquez

Thursday, Dec. 31, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Sebastian and Tommy Johnagin

Thursday, Jan. 7, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Mulaney and Pete Correale

Thursday, Jan. 14, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Al Madrigal and Billy Gardell

Schedule subject to change.

THE VERY FUNNY SHOW is produced by TBS Productions. The series is directed by Michael Dimich and includes written materials by Jeff Cesario and Bob Oschack.





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[09/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
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[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
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[09/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
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[09/15/14 - 12:16 PM]
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[09/15/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 10:52 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 10:28 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 10:11 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:43 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:14 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 08:58 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
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