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[12/13/12 - 12:29 PM]
MTV Premieres Weekly Late Night Comedy Series "Nikki & Sara Live" Hosted by Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer Beginning Tuesday Nights on January 29 at 11PM ET/PT
"None of this seems real yet to me; my dream of being on MTV died the day I turned 25 and was no longer eligible for "The Real World," said Nikki Glaser.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV PREMIERES WEEKLY LATE NIGHT COMEDY SERIES "NIKKI & SARA LIVE" HOSTED BY COMEDIANS NIKKI GLASER AND SARA SCHAEFER BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHTS ON JANUARY 29 AT 11PM ET/PT

New York, NY (December 13, 2012) - MTV today announced that it will debut a new, weekly LIVE late night comedy series, "Nikki & Sara LIVE," on Tuesday, January 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Set in front of a live studio audience, critically acclaimed comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer will host the weekly half-hour comedy show from MTV's iconic Times Square Studio. Based on their successful podcast "You Had to Be There," "Nikki & Sara LIVE" will feature their signature wit, fast-paced humor, celebrity interviews, and man on the street pieces that highlight their comedic take on the latest stories and trends in pop culture, entertainment, music and more.

"None of this seems real yet to me; my dream of being on MTV died the day I turned 25 and was no longer eligible for "The Real World," says Nikki Glaser. "My dream of being a late night host died the day I was born a woman. It is nice to beat the odds."

"We want the show to feel like a party with your friends. But with 97% less barfing and 100% more Channing Tatum," says Sara Schaefer.

"Our audience really responds to fun, clever voices that bring something new to the pop culture conversation," said Susanne Daniels, President of Programming, MTV. "Each week, Nikki and Sara's irreverent take on what's happening in the world of entertainment will be a refreshing live alternative in late night television and an exciting addition to MTV's line-up."

Nikki Glaser first gained notoriety during season four of Last Comic Standing when she advanced to the semifinals while still attending college. Since then, Nikki has performed stand up on Conan and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Her TV/film credits include appearances in the film Punching the Clown, the comedy documentary I Am Comic, and Amy Schumer's pilot for Comedy Central. Nikki now headlines clubs and colleges, has been invited to the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2007, 2011, and 2012. She can be seen performing regularly at The Comedy Cellar in New York and other venues around the country.

Sara Schaefer is a renowned stand-up comedian, writer, and producer based in New York City. She won two Emmy awards for her work on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, was named one of Comedy Central's Comics to Watch in 2010. Sara has written for BestWeekEver.tv and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. She has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever, E!, Fuse, and AOL.

Viewers can go to the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" show page on MTV.com for bios, photos and behind the scenes footage. Fans can also like the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nikki-Sara-LIVE/180137628796309?ref=ts&fref=ts. To keep fully engaged with Nikki and Sara at all times, MTV is asking fans to tweet using the hashtag #NikkiAndSaraLIVE.

Executive producers of "Nikki & Sara LIVE" are Sara Schaefer, Nikki Glaser and Kim Gamble. Rob Anderson helped create and develop the series. Brent Haynes is the SVP of Comedy and will executive produce for MTV, and Nick Predescu and Shane Tilston are Executives in Charge of Production for the network.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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