Country music and lifestyle television network, Circle, has launched, Stand Up Nashville!, a hilarious new comedy series shot before a live audience at Nashville’s legendary Zanies Comedy Club.

Airing on Friday nights, each episode of Stand Up Nashville! features a well-known comedian host as well as four up-and-comers.

“Circle is all about programming that’s full of discovery, adventure and heart.  Stand Up Nashville! is all three rolled into one.  Funny Southern storytelling at its best,” said Drew Reifenberger, Circle general manager. “Stand Up Nashville! is giving a voice to a new generation of  comedians.”

Dusty Slay hosted the debut, showcasing Brent BlakenyDrew MorganMike Goodwin and Tushar Singh. Other hosts include Aaron Weber, Tammy Pescatelli, Leanne Morgan, Henry Cho and Reno Collier.