TBS stand-up comedy series premieres Thursday

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meadowsThere’s about to be a lot more stand-up on cable TV, and it isn’t relegated to HBO or Comedy Central. Starting Nov. 19 , TBS will air The Very Funny Show, a series consisting of stand-up sets featuring headlining comics from around the country.

The show will be hosted by Tim Meadows, and feature interviews with the comedians that appear. Guests will include John Mulaney, Pete Correale, Nick Thune, Al Madrigal, and many others.

The sets were taped at the Just For Laughs Chicago Comedy Festival earlier this year. The complete list of comedians and air times are below.

* Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Henry Cho and Nick Thune
* Thursday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 am (ET) Danny Bhoy and Whitney Cummings
* Thursday, Nov. 26, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Roy and Louis Ramey
* Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Rocky LaPorte and Andrew Kennedy
* Thursday, Dec. 10, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Jeff Dye and Wendy Liebman
* Thursday, Dec. 17, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Caparulo and Kyle Kinane
* Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Mike Palascak and Patti Vasquez
* Thursday, Dec. 31, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Sebastian and Tommy Johnagin
* Thursday, Jan. 7, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) John Mulaney and Pete Correale
* Thursday, Jan. 14, at 12 a.m. (ET/PT) Al Madrigal and Billy Gardell

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