CMT’S FIRST-EVER LATE NIGHT SHOW, “THE JOSH WOLF SHOW” PRODUCED BY CHELSEA HANDLER PREMIERES THURSDAY, JUNE 11 AT 11:00 PM, ET/PT

06/02/15

Comedy Series Airs Nightly (Thursday-Sunday)


NASHVILLE – June 2, 2015 – From executive producer Chelsea Handler comes “The Josh Wolf Show,” CMT's first original late night show starring comedian Josh Wolf. Best known for his recurring role on “Chelsea Lately” and host of “Shark After Dark,” Wolf will examine pop culture through practical sensibility and the lens of everyday people,while showcasing his self-deprecating humor and unique outlook on life. The series airs four nights a week (Thursday through Sunday)beginning Thursday, June 11 at 11:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

 

“I couldn’t be more excited to be living out my dream of hosting a late night talk show on CMT,” added Wolf. “There is nobetter home for my brand of comedy that most call ‘intelligently stupid.’ Forthe record, I consider that a compliment.”

 

Each episode features Wolf – who refuses to sit behind a typical late-night-desk – with a varied panel of comedians, actors, musicians and more offering their takes on pop culture and weird-but-true headlines of the day. Things then move out of the studio and onto the streets where Josh interacts with the general public. The show also includes jaw-dropping and laugh-inducing feats and in-studio demonstrations, as well as musical performances from today’s biggest stars.

 

“The Josh Wolf Show” is executive produced by Chelsea Handler and Sue Murphy, as well as FREE 90 MEDIA's Brad Wollack and Tom Brunelle. Jayson Dinsmore and Julia Silverton executive produce for CMT.

 

For more information, full episodes and exclusive clips, visit CMT.com, or download the CMT App on iOS or Android. For more fun clips like this one of Josh using a megaphone to shout about his new show, join the conversation on social using #JoshWolfShow and follow Josh Wolf on Facebook and Twitter.

 

ABOUT JOSH WOLF:

Comedian, actor and writer Josh Wolf is one of the most sought-after personalities in comedy. From his own late night gig on CMT to his achievements both as a New York Times bestselling author and his national stand-up comedy tour, Wolf is a dynamic and multi-faceted comedian. A Boston native, Wolf began performing in local clubs at age 15. By his mid-twenties, he dominated Seattle’s comedy scene before moving to Los Angeles where he landed deals with 20th Century Fox, ABC and NBC. Wolf has written for numerous sitcoms including “Yes Dear,” Will Smith’s “All of Us” and “Cuts” starring Shannon Elizabeth. His television credits include appearances on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” “My Name Is Earl,” “Raising Hope” and the hit E! series, “Chelsea Lately” where he appeared regularly as round table guest and writer. In 2013, Wolf published his first book detailing his struggles as a single parent in “It Takes Balls: Dating Single Moms and Other Confessions from an Unprepared Single Dad.”

 

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