In an effort to add content and reform their 10 p.m. to late night programming, Comedy Central announced today it is working to develop multiple shows for comedians such as Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer, Wyatt Cenac, Nathan Fielder, and Twitter funny man Rob Delaney.
Ross is expected to host a show called The Burn which will feature him and some guests roasting the most current news topics and trends. “Ross, Mike Gibbons and Tagline Television will serve as executive producers on the project,” revealed the Hollywood Reporter.
Schumer will have her own show which she will be completely in charge of. It is untitled at the moment, but she’s expected to come out with a pilot soon as well as a Comedy Central stand-up special. Schumer was very popular at the Charlie Sheen Roast a few months ago.
According to the Hollywood Reporter Comedy Central will also add,“A sketch narrative idea based on 1980s public affairs shows, hosted, written and executive produced by Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart). Joining him as a producer is Generate’s David Rath.”
Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original programming, quipped,“We hired a very expensive independent research firm that suggested that to be strategic, we should get in business with the funniest people we know.”
To read about the full slate of shows coming to Comedy Central, click here.
Check out some stand-up from Schumer below, courtesy of YouTube:
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