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CIRCLE Announces Launch of Nashville-Based Comedy Series STAND UP NASHVILLE!

STAND UP NASHVILLE
Comedian Dusty Slay hosts the debut episode of Stand Up Nashville!

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. Stand Up Nashville! showcases comedians with relatable Southern points-of-view.

Each episode of Stand Up Nashville! features a well-known comedian host as well as four up-and-comers. Laugh along with a packed Zanies house and the most brilliant comics the South has to offer.

“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.”

The debut episode of Stand Up Nashville! is hosted by Dusty Slay who was named one of 2019’s Top Comics to Watch by Variety Magazine. Dusty has quickly become a favorite at the Grand Ole Opry, has performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and had his own Comedy Central special. Slay was joined in this debut episode by up-and-coming comedians, Brent BlakenyDrew MorganMike Goodwin and Tushar Singh.  

STAND UP NASHVILLE! COMEDIAN HOSTS:

Dusty Slay 
Picked as one of 2019’s Top Comics to Watch by VarietyMagazine, Dusty Slay has quickly become a favorite at the Grand Ole Opry, has performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and had his own Comedy Central special.

Aaron Weber 
In 2019, Aaron became the youngest comedian ever to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. He tours regularly with Henry Cho and Kathleen Madigan and has performed with Nate Bargatze, Jim Norton, John Crist, Bert Kreischer, Sinbad, Luenell, Kevin Pollak, Pauly Shore and Damon Wayans Jr.

Tammy Pescatelli 

Tammy was a star in her own reality series, A Stand Up Mother on WEtv, and a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She had her own critically acclaimed Netflix special, Finding the Funny and will appear on Showtime’s Funny Women of a Certain Age.

Leanne Morgan 
A finalist on Nick at Nite’s “Funniest Mom in America,” Leanne was chosen by ABC’s The View as one of the country’s funniest women and is currently developing a sitcom with Warner Brothers.

Henry Cho 
A regular at The Grand Ole Opry, Henry has made appearances on NBC’s Tonight Show and has had several roles in feature films and television specials alongside stars such as Sally Field, Heather Graham, David Alan Grier and Tom Arnold.

Reno Collier 
Reno has toured for years with Larry the Cable Guy and was a featured comedian on The Blue Collar Comedy Tour.  He had his own Comedy Central special and hosted The Great American Road Trip on NBC and Animal Planet’s Top Hooker fishing competition show.
For more information on Stand Up Nashville! click HERE or go to www.CircleAllAccess.com


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