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[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[02/04/13 - 08:37 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Premieres "The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman" and "Nathan For You" Premiere on Thursday, February 28
Both half-hour series have eight-episode orders from the cable channel.

[01/23/13 - 07:17 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Promotes Kent Alterman to President, Content Development & Original Programming
He was formerly Head of Original Programming and Production, responsible for the development and day-to-day operations of all original programming on the linear channel.

[01/07/13 - 10:40 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Back and Is Premiering the Fifth Season of "Tosh.0" Tuesday, February 5 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Also on tap next month: "The Jeselnik Offensive," "The Ben Show" and "Nathan For You."

[12/11/12 - 08:16 AM]
Comedy Central Sets 2013 Mid-Season Schedule
Newcomers include "Kroll Show," "The Jeselnik Offensive," "The Ben Show," Nathan For You" and "Inside Amy Schumer."

[06/28/12 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Three New Series For 2013 Starring Stand-Up Comedians Amy Schumer And Anthony Jeselnik And "The Ben Show" Starring Ben Hoffman
"These three shows have one thing in common, and I dare viewers to watch every single episode to find out what it is," said Kent Alterman.







BEN SHOW, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/28/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 4/18/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, February 2013) Join the journey with Ben Hoffman in Comedy Central's newest show "The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman" as he moves through life attempting to figure it all out. Utilizing vignettes interwoven with sketches, Ben interviews and hangs out with various people and characters to explore the randomness that is his life. Eight episodes begin on Thursday, February 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the premiere of "Nathan For You." "The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman " is a sketch show/man-on-the-street hybrid starring comedian Ben Hoffman . Between sketches, we follow Ben on a journey, such as forming a band, going on a blind date, buying a firearm or returning to his hometown in Kentucky. Ben seeks advice and guidance from strangers as well as people he knows, including his dad, ex-girlfriends and therapist, who also help him introduce the sketches.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Hoffman as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Hoffman as CRTR/EP
· Derek Van Pelt as EP
· Itay Reiss as EP
· Judi Brown Marmel as EP
· Mike Gibbons as EP
· Monika Zielinska as EIP (Comedy)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Levity Entertainment