GET YOUR INSATIABLE INTERNET BUZZ FIX
FROM DANIEL TOSH AS HE CONTINUES TO TAKE ON ALL THINGS WEB IN
COMEDY CENTRAL'S WEEKLY, TOPICAL SERIES "TOSH.0"
BEGINNING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
A Future "Web Redemption" Segment To Feature Nerd Convention Favorite And
Internet Sensation Tron Guy
The "Tosh.0" Blog (comedycentral.com/tosh) Features New Content And
And Daily Chances To Interact With Daniel Tosh And The Show
NEW YORK, September 17, 2009 -- Web-savvy host Daniel Tosh is back to give the low down on downloads, stories and people making noise on the Internet. The first of six new episodes of COMEDY CENTRAL's weekly series "Tosh.0" debuts Thursday, October 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
"Tosh.0" features the razor sharp humor and biting commentary from comedian Daniel Tosh and delves into all aspects of the Internet from the absolutely absurd to the incredibly ingenious in this weekly, topical series. In addition, the series features viral clips of the week and original videos created by and starring well-known actors and comedians. Each episode features the segment "Web Redemptions" which gives subjects of infamous viral videos (i.e. Afro Ninja and Miss Teen South Carolina 2007 a second chance to redeem themselves from the embarrassment with which they've become synonymous.
An upcoming "Web Redemption" segment will feature Tron Guy. In street clothes, Jay Maynard is just a pudgy, middle-aged computer programmer from Minnesota. But when Maynard pours himself into a frighteningly skin-tight unitard lined with glowing blue tubes, all of that changes and he becomes "Tron" Guy. Find out what happens when Tosh meets this über "Tron" fan, made famous on the internet.
The "Tosh.0" blog (comedycentral.com/tosh) will continue to offer users new content with daily chances to interact with Tosh and the show.
The unusual mind of Daniel Tosh has earned him the admiration of his peers by winning over audiences with his unique brand of stand-up comedy that has made him one of the most requested headliners in the country. His casual style and sharp material are greatly appreciated by his audiences, young and old. Named one of Variety’s "10 Comics to Watch" in 2005, Tosh has performed on "The Late Show with David Letterman," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Last Call with Carson Daly," VH1's "Best Week Ever" and MTV’s "Punk’d." On the film front, Tosh was featured in Mike Myers’ 2008 release, "The Love Guru."
Tosh has a long history with COMEDY CENTRAL having hosted the network's "Live at Gotham" stand-up series and performing on "Premium Blend" and "Friday Night Stand-Up." Tosh has also been featured on the all-comedy channel in a half-hour stand-up special "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents…" (2002) and his first hour-long stand-up special, "Completely Serious" (2007). His premiere CD, "True Stories I Made Up," was released in 2005 through COMEDY CENTRAL Records.
"Tosh.0" is executive produced by Tosh and Scott Tomlinson. Gary Mann and Joe Lewis are the executives in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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