NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL's Jokes.com and Atom.com, both divisions of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced today that comedians Michael Ian Black and Steve Agee will co-host "The #ComedyShow," the first-ever Tweet-based stand-up show on Jokes.com. The hour-long event, a joint venture with WitStream, takes place on Wednesday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT and will feature Black and Agee along with a line-up of WitStream's funniest comedians tweeting 4/20 jokes, tips and sharing videos. Fans will be encouraged and rewarded for their participation during "The #ComedyShow" with their best heckles and tweets being featured among the show's comedic twitter banter.
"There is nobody less qualified to speak about marijuana than me, which is why I am so excited to be co-hosting this event with true stoners Steve Agee and Morgan Murphy," said Black.
"I'm more than capable of co-hosting this event - I have a medical marijuana card. That makes me a professional," said Agee.
Co-hosted by Black and Agee, "The #ComedyShow" will feature the "dopest" roster of tweeting comedians paying homage to 4/20. Confirmed comedians include: Owen Benjamin, Eli Braden, Rob Delaney, Rachel Feinstein, Joselyn Hughes, Al Madrigal, Shane Mauss, Morgan Murphy and Brendon Walsh.
SOURCE COMEDY CENTRAL Corporate Communications