TV Guide Network Announces New Comedy Series, Talk Show
Standup In Stilletos, a new standup comedy-based series hosted by The Office's Kate Flannery, will premiere June 16 at 10/9c, TV Guide Network announced Wednesday.
The show will consist of 10 half-hour episodes shot in front of a live audience at a comedy club. Each episode will feature three stand-up comedians whose comedy material is strictly "for, by and about women."
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The network also announced the U.S. series premiere of Rove LA (July 21, 10/9c), an Australian talk show hosted by comedian Rove McManus. Ten episodes of the show, currently airing in Australia, will air in the U.S., and 13 all-new episodes of the one-hour weekly talk show will begin taping in September.
"We are continuing to invest in original series and exclusive programming that will draw entertainment fans closer to their favorite stars," said Allen Shapiro, chairman of TV Guide Network. "StandUp in Stilettos and Rove LA will offer viewers fresh comedy programming with some of the best-known celebrities in Hollywood today, as well as up-and-coming talent."