Comedy Central will stream 24 hours of stand-up from 20 years of specials to promote 2019 season of half hours

To kick off this year’s crop of half-hour stand-up specials, which premiere on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, Comedy Central will stream 24 hours of stand-up from the previous two decades of half-hours live on its YouTube channel.

In all, the 24-hour live stream will feature a curated playlist of over 60 half-hour stand-up specials beginning Thursday, Oct. 17 at 11 p.m. ET on the Comedy Central Stand-Up channel on YouTube and culminating with the on-air premiere of the new season of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… with back-to-back episodes, Jaboukie Young-White and Vanessa Gonzalez, on Friday, Oct. 18 at 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

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Specials featured on YouTube also will air throughout the weekend on PlutoTV, Viacom’s free streaming platform. They include:

Cristela Alonzo (2013)Ron Funches (2014)Sam Jay (2017)
Dave Attell (1999)Jim Gaffigan (2000)Anthony Jeselnik (2009)
Maria Bamford (2001)Zach Galifianakis (2001)Josh Johnson (2017)
Joel Kim Booster (2017)Noah Gardenswartz (2016)Kyle Kinane (2011)
Neal Brennan (2012)Garfunkel And Oates (2012)Jessi Klein (2011)
Matthew Broussard (2016)Solomon Georgio (2017)Michael Kosta (2011)
Bo Burnham (2009)Chris Gethard (2014)Pete Lee (2009)
Michelle Buteau (2015)Greg Giraldo (2000)Natasha Leggero (2011)
Michael Che (2014)Nikki Glaser (2013)Gabe Liedman (2013)
Chris D’Elia (2011)Donald Glover (2010)Joe List (2015)
Chris Distefano (2014)Kevin Hart (2004)Sebastian Maniscalco (2008)
Naomi Ekperigin (2016)Mitch Hedberg (1999)Demetri Martin (2004)
Rachel Feinstein (2014)Emily Heller (2016)Sam Morril (2015)
Nate Fernald (2016)Lil Rel Howery (2013)John Mulaney (2009)
Jo Firestone (2017)Gabriel Iglesias (2003)Aparna Nancherla (2016)
Mark Normand (2014)Casey James Salengo (2017)Brody Stevens (2014)
Tig Notaro (2004)Yamaneika Saunders (2017)Nick Swardson (2001)
Jacqueline Novak (2016)Kristen Schaal (2009)Julio Torres (2017)
Patrice O’Neal (2003)Amy Schumer (2010)Shane Torres (2017)
Patton Oswalt (1999)Rory Scovel (2012)Daniel Tosh (2003)
Brian Regan (2000)Ali Siddiq (2016)Liza Treyger (2015)
Chris Redd (2017)Dan Soder (2013)Baron Vaughn (2013)
Ramon Rivas (2016)Dan Soder (2013)Jenny Zigrino (2017)

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