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[04/22/16 - 08:38 AM]
Comedy Central to Film Pete Davidson's First One-Hour Stand-Up Special "Pete Davidson: SMD" on April 30, to Premiere Fall 2016 on Comedy Central
At 21, Davidson is the youngest member of the current "Saturday Night Live" cast, as well as the first cast member to be born in the 1990's.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) TO FILM PETE DAVIDSON'S FIRST ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL "PETE DAVIDSON: SMD" DURING TWO SOLD-OUT SHOWS IN NEW YORK CITY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 30 AT 7:30 P.M. AND 10:00 P.M. ET

To Premiere Fall 2016 on Comedy Central

NEW YORK, April 22, 2016 - One of stand-up comedy's brightest rising stars, Pete Davidson is set to film his first one-hour stand-up special during two sold-out shows at the Skirball Center in New York City on Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. ET. "Pete Davidson: SMD" is scheduled to premiere fall 2016 on Comedy Central.

At 21, Davidson is the youngest member of the current "Saturday Night Live cast," as well as the first SNL cast member to be born in the 1990's. Davidson was named by Variety as one of their "Top 10 Comics to Watch for 2014," and made headlines as one of the featured Roasters on the "Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber" in 2015.

Davidson's TV credits include Comedy Central's "Adam Devine's House Party" and "Comedy Underground with Dave Attell" and MTV's "Guy Code" and "Wild 'n Out," along with a cameo in the box office hit "Trainwreck."

The special is executive produced by Davidson, Tim Sarkes, and Joel Gallen, who will direct. Broadway Video will serve as consulting producers. Anne Harris and Miro Terrell are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

Comedy Central is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including one-hour specials from top comedians Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Chris Hardwick, David Spade, Gabriel Iglesias, Patton Oswalt, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, and more. Comedy Central stand-up series include "Adam Devine's House Party," "This Is Not Happening," "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail," and "The Half Hour."

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