[12/09/19 - 08:00 AM] "Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers" an All-New Stand-Up Series Premieres Friday, January 10 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central The series features "the best of the new best" comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers.
[via press release from Comedy Central]
"BILL BURR PRESENTS: THE RINGERS" AN ALL-NEW STAND-UP SERIES PREMIERES FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL
The Six-Episode Series Spotlights Three Up-And-Coming Comedians Per Episode
Original Stand-Up Series Hosted by Burr to Debut on Comedy Central Under Previously Announced Deal Between All Things Comedy and Comedy Central
NEW YORK, December 9, 2019 - Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers is an all-new stand-up series hosted, curated, and produced by legendary comedian Bill Burr and All Things Comedy. The series features "the best of the new best" comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers. Each comedian is interviewed by Burr immediately before hitting the stage, opening up about their background and revealing the inspiration behind their comedic material. Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers debuts Friday, January 10 at 11:00PM ET/PT on Comedy Central.
The full schedule of premieres and featured comedians:
Friday, January 10th: Rosebud Baker; Jordan Temple; Josh Adam Meyers
Friday, January 17th: Kiry Shabazz; JF Harris; Rick Ingraham
Friday, January 24th: Ismael Loutfi; Luke Schwartz; Eleanor Kerrigan
Friday, January 31st: Caleb Synan; Chase Bernstein; Joey Villagomez
Friday, February 7th: Steph Tolev; Ron Taylor; Mark Ellis
Friday, February 14th: Gavin Matts; Brenton Biddlecombe; Punkie Johnson
Leading up to on-air premieres, the Comedy Central Stand-Up social channels will feature clips from each episode, and the full episodes will be available the day after premiere on the Comedy Central App and cc.com. Fans can watch highlights on the Comedy Central Stand-Up YouTube channel and follow @standup on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for exclusive content and more.
Bill Burr, Al Madrigal and Mike Bertolina of All Things Comedy are Executive Producers. Jonas Larsen, Anne Harris and Ryan Moran are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
About All Things Comedy:
Founded by Bill Burr and Al Madrigal, All Things Comedy (ATC) is owned and operated by comedians, giving each comedian not only the opportunity to create the content they think is funny but to take ownership in the company that distributes it. Today, ATC is the leading comedy podcast network with over 50 shows hosted by some of the best comedians in the business. After experiencing rapid audience growth over the past five years, ATC has launched a full-scale studio for creating digital series, as well as a development slate for television and feature distribution. For more on ATC visit the website, subscribe to the ATC YouTube page and follow ATC on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Comedy Central Stand-Up:
Featuring an expertly curated line-up of series and specials, Comedy Central is the epicenter of stand-up. The Comedy Central stand-up universe includes the Friday Night Stand-Up anchor on television; social platforms; 24/7 access on Comedy Central Radio; Comedy Central App; home assistants; and Stand-Up with Chris Distefano, a first-of-its-kind podcast that utilizes a decades-deep Comedy Central library of proprietary stand-up content for a weekly listening party. Launched in October 2018, The Comedy Central Stand-Up channel on YouTube (814k subscribers) features a gold mine of both original material and exclusive clips for fans looking to revisit a classic special from a legendary comedian or discovering a new favorite performance.
Available on-air, online and on the go, Comedy Central gives viewers access to a world of super funny, provocative and relevant comedy that tell the funny truths of life, every day and everywhere. From award-winning late-night, scripted and animated series to stand-up specials, short-form and sketch, Comedy Central has it all. A subsidiary of Viacom Inc., Comedy Central is available to more than 300 million households in over 150 countries across the globe.