Tasty News: THE HALF HOUR Premieres 8.26 on Comedy Central

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Do you miss that weekly dose of stand-up perfectly fit into 30 minutes? Well, THE HALF HOUR is back with brand new, laugh-inducing episodes. The Comedy Central stand-up series premieres Friday, August 26 featuring Noah Gardenswartz and Ramon Rivas II. As always the program promises a gargantuan roster of talented comedians. Filmed at The Civic Theatre in New Orleans, the fifth season of THH features set from 17 comedians: Cy Amundson, Erik Bergstrom, Ahmed Bharoocha, Matthew Broussard, Naomi Ekperigin, Nate Fernald, Noah Gardenswartz, Emily Heller, Martha Kelly, Joe Machi, Drew Michael, Aparna Nancherla, Jacqueline Novak, Mike Recine, Ramon Rivas II, Ali Siddiq, and Nick Turner. New episodes of THH will air back-to-back at midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. Check out the series schedule below:

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Recine, Rivas II, Kelly

August 26 Season Premiere:
Noah Gardenswartz (Adam Devine’s House Party, CONAN)
Ramon Rivas II (Doug Loves Movies, @midnight)

September 2:
Joe Machi (Last Comic Standing, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)
Drew Michael (Lovely, I Might Be Wrong, Funny to Death)

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Turner, Broussard, Machi

September 9:

Aparna Nancherla (Crashing, Love, Inside Amy Schumer, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac)
Nate Fernald (The Late Late Show with James Corden, Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch”)

September 16:

Ali Siddiq (This is Not Happening, Damaged Goods)
Cy Amundson (CONAN, This Is Not Happening, Adam Devine’s House Party)

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Michael, Siddiq, Fernald

September 23:

Emily Heller (Late Night with Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail)
Erik Bergstrom (Grimmer Tales)

September 30:

Martha Kelly (Baskets, Last Comic Standing)
Nick Turner (Best Week Ever, Almost Genius)

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Novak, Ekperigin, Amundson

October 7:

Mike Recine (CONAN, Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival).
Jacqueline Novak (The Late Late Show with James Corden, Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch”)

October 14:

Naomi Ekperigin (Adam Ruins Everything, VH1’s Barely Famous)
Ahmed Bharoocha (Adam Devine’s House Party, VICELAND’s Flophouse, CONAN)

Bergstrom, Nancherla, Gardenswartz
Bergstrom, Nancherla, Gardenswartz

October 21: (airs midnight ET/PT)

Matthew Broussard (Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, Adam Devine’s House Party, FX’s The League, NBC’s The Mindy Project)

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Bharoocha, Heller

Mentions: Catch the preview episode Must CC: The Half Hour on the Comedy Central App & cc.com/shows/the-half-hour. THH premieres 8.25 at midnight ET/PT and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.