HBO Books Louis CK for New Stand-Up Special

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Louis CKThis news oughta placate Louis CK fans somewhat until Season 4 of Louie hits FX in… ugh2014.

It was announced on Monday that the Emmy-winning multihyphenate will headline a new stand-up comedy special for HBO, to be taped at one of the stops on his sold-out 16-city tour.

The hour-long laugh-fest, to air in 2013, is the buzzy funnyman’s second such special for HBO, and it will be directed by Robert Townsend. No, just kidding — Louis CK will direct it.

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“I’m delighted to welcome the gifted Louis CK back to HBO,” the pay cabler’s programming president, Michael Lombardo, said in announcing the special. “This comic genius remains one of the freshest voices on the scene, and HBO is proud to provide an uncensored forum for his provocative humor.”

Will you be watching?



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Comments (3)

  • THANK GOD!!!!! I waited too long and it was sold out.

    Comment by Guy – November 12, 2012 12:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It does make me feel a little better.

    Comment by Britta Unfiltered – November 12, 2012 01:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • All these articles about it, but no one asks “WHY is he doing this” He’s proven that he doesn’t need HBO. What does he get by going back to HBO?

    Comment by Ross – November 15, 2012 05:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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