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[05/30/18 - 10:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano" All-New Friday-Night Interstitial Series Premiering Friday, June 1 on Comedy Central
Each Friday night, "Stupid Questions" will feature Distefano and a new guest out late, catching up, and doing their best to answer stupid questions.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ANNOUNCES STUPID QUESTIONS WITH CHRIS DISTEFANO ALL-NEW FRIDAY-NIGHT INTERSTITIAL SERIES PREMIERING FRIDAY, JUNE 1 ON COMEDY CENTRAL

Premiere Guest is Nikki Glaser, Host of You Up w/ Nikki Glaser on SiriusXM's Comedy Central Radio

NEW YORK, May 30, 2018 - Comedy Central announced today that it has ordered Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, a weekly interstitial series created to intertwine Comedy Central's stand-up world premieres with its deep archive of classics during the network's stand-up heavy Friday nights. Stupid Questions premieres on Friday, June 1, with host Chris Distefano joined by guest Nikki Glaser. Glaser is host of You Up w/ Nikki Glaser on SiriusXM's Comedy Central Radio.

Each Friday night, Stupid Questions will feature Distefano and a new guest out late, catching up, and doing their best to answer stupid questions. There are no wrong answers, just truly stupid questions. Anne Harris and Brian Ziskind are Executives in Charge for Comedy Central.

Chris Distefano is an actor and comedian based in New York. You can see him starring in the IFC series Benders, co-hosting Ultimate Beastmaster on Netflix, on his webseries Bay Ridge Boys, and in the upcoming Amazon pilot Making Friends. Distefano has appeared on MTV's Guy Code and Girl Code, as well as truTV's Comedy Knockout. He recently starred in and Co-Executive Produced the Sony/CBS pilot Distefano, based on his life and written by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, the creators of How I Met Your Mother. Distefano has performed stand-up on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC, the Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, and The Half Hour on Comedy Central. Distefano recently filmed a forthcoming one-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central.

Comedy Central is the epicenter of stand-up, featuring original one-hour specials from a wide variety of incredibly talented comedians including Roy Wood Jr., Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh, Pete Davidson, Kyle Kinane, Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Chris Hardwick, Kurt Braunohler and more, as well as a diverse slate of original series ranging from the part-stand-up/part-travelogue Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City, to long-form storytelling show This Is Not Happening, to super-sized stand-up exhibition Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents, to insult-comedy competition Jeff Ross Presents: Roast Battle, to the forthcoming This Week at the Comedy Cellar, an all-new series peeking inside New York City's hottest comedy club as the country's top comedians tackle the freshest topics of the week.

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