Comedy Central is ready to kick off a round of stand-up specials this coming January as they’ve have announced 5 new stand-up special features. Comedians Ron Funches, James Davis, Chris Distefano, Roy Wood Jr. and new series ‘Featuring’ are set to give Comedy Central viewers new jokes for 2019. Check out an excerpt of their press release.
Stand-up comedy — the cornerstone of the Comedy Central foundation — is FRONT AND CENTER to kick off the new year! January 2019 is Stand-Up Month on Comedy Central, featuring four all-new stand-up specials from comedic heavyweights Ron Funches (@midnight, The Half Hour), James Davis (Hood Adjacent with James Davis), Chris Distefano (Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, The Half Hour) and Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure), airing consecutive Fridays throughout the month at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. In addition, Comedy Central’s all-new digital series Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring will premiere January 8 on YouTube, Facebook Watch, Twitter and Instagram and will spotlight a new up-and-coming comedian each Tuesday and Thursday weekly.
Check out a teaser of the upcoming round of specials, below.