Dave Attell is officially coming back to COMEDY CENTRAL, the comedian will be joining the late-night scene in a new uncensored, weekly late-night stand-up series and a one-hour original stand-up special. The news was confirmed today when it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL.
The eight episode series and the one-hour stand-up special are executive produced by Attell and 3 Arts and set to premiere in 2014. “When I was first approached for this, I thought someone said ‘Dave Chappelle,’ said Alterman. “I immediately said yes. I love Dave Attell, too, so it’s fine.”
The untitled late night stand-up series will be hosted by Attell and consist of eight half-hour episodes featuring him and his fellow comedians as never seen before: uncensored and unfiltered. The series will celebrate comics in their truest and most authentic form and will feature sets from up-and-coming talent as well as familiar faces in the comedy world as well as unscripted, interstitial moments throughout each episode.
In addition to the series, COMEDY CENTRAL has also ordered a one-hour stand-up special from Attell which will premiere next year.