Who Are Some Famous Comedians on Comedy Central?


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As of Dec. 10, 2015, famous comedians with shows on Comedy Central include Amy Schumer, Trevor Noah, Larry Wilmore and Chris Hardwick. Other famous comedians have appeared on shows no longer producing new episodes as well as comedy specials aired by the network.

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Some of the most famous comedians on Comedy Central have their own sketch shows, such as Amy Schumer, with "Inside Amy Schumer," and Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele with "Key and Peele." The channel's late night programming features a number of famous comedians as well, including the titlular hosts of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" and "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" and "@midnight," hosted by Chris Hardwick.

Shows such as "Chappelle's Show," featuring Dave Chappelle, and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," no longer air new episodes, but their popularity has ensured episodes are still shown. In addition to scripted programming, Comedy Central airs "The Half Hour," which consists of half-hour stand-up comedy specials from famous comedians. The show is a revamped version of "Comedy Central Presents," which featured famous comedians such as Lewis Black, Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt and Daniel Tosh. Famous comedians who have appeared on "The Half Hour" include Nikki Glaser, Jonah Ray, Mike Lawrence and Brody Stevens.

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