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‘Lights Out With David Spade': Watch the Premiere Episode’s Opening Monologue (Video)

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‘Lights Out With David Spade': Watch the Premiere Episode’s Opening Monologue (Video)
“Lights Out With David Spade” premiered Monday and with it, Comedy Central put the show’s very first opening monologue online for all to see. Watch it above.

In the clip, Spade catches up on the last few months of news, with jokes about “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” the Planned Parenthood leadership contest, the teenager who won $3 million playing Fortnite, the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, and more.

Monday’s premiere featured guests Neal Brennan, Whitney Cummings and Erik Griffin. Additional guests for the show’s first week include Jen Kirkman, Theo Von, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Steve Byrne, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Jefferies, Al Madrigal, Sarah Tiana and Spade’s former “SNL” castmate, Dana Carvey.

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Executive produced by Spade, Alex Murray and Marc Gurvitz, the show is Comedy Central’s latest go at filling the
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Amy Schumer, Dana Carvey Among First-Week Guests for David Spade’s ‘Lights Out’ on Comedy Central

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Amy Schumer, Dana Carvey Among First-Week Guests for David Spade’s ‘Lights Out’ on Comedy Central
Ahead of David Spade’s debut Monday on Comedy Central as its newest late-night host, the network announced the first group of guest panelists for “Lights Out.”

Spade will be joined by Neal Brennan, Whitney Cummings and Erik Griffin on Monday night’s premiere episode. Additional guests for his first week include Jen Kirkman, Theo Von, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Steve Byrne, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Jefferies, Al Madrigal, Sarah Tiana and his former “SNL” cast mate Dana Carvey.

According to the network, “Lights Out” will feature Spade’s “signature take” on the pop culture news of the day and include a rotating group of Spade’s comedian and celebrity friends, while also incorporating sketches and field segments.

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The show is executive produced by Spade, Alex Murray and Marc Gurvitz. Brad Wollack and Tom Brunelle of
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David Spade’s New Late-Night Show, ‘Lights Out,’ Debuts July 29 on Comedy Central

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David Spade’s New Late-Night Show, ‘Lights Out,’ Debuts July 29 on Comedy Central
The debut of David Spade’s new late-night program is drawing closer.

Comedy Central said the program, “Lights Out with David Spade” would debut after its signature “The Daily Show” Monday, July 29 at 11:30 p.m. eastern. The series, will follow Trevor Noah’s evening program Monday through Thursday each week.

Lights Out” is something different for Comedy Central – a program in the post “Daily” slot that doesn’t center on political discussion. For years, the Viacom-owned cable outlet has followed “Daily” with variations on its theme: comedic program that analyze the day’s social and political headlines. “Lights Out” will fill a place previously occupied by Stephen Colbert’s “Colbert Report,” Larry Wilmore’s “Nightly Show” and Jordan Klepper’s “The Opposition.”

Spade is expected to focus instead on news about popular culture. The series will include a rotating group of Spade’s comedian and celebrity friends, while
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David Spade Late-Night Show Gets Title and Premiere Date From Comedy Central (Video)

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David Spade Late-Night Show Gets Title and Premiere Date From Comedy Central (Video)
David Spade’s upcoming Comedy Central late-night show has a name and a premiere date.

“Lights Out With David Spade” is set to launch on Monday, July 29 in the timeslot following “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.”

Per the network, the show will feature Spade’s “signature take” on the pop culture news of the day and include a rotating group of Spade’s comedian and celebrity friends, while also incorporating sketches and field segments. Watch a preview for the show above.

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The show is executive produced by Spade, Alex Murray and Marc Gurvitz. Brad Wollack and Tom Brunelle of Free 90 Media serve as executive producers and showrunners. Frank Sebastiano is head writer and executive producer, with Chelsea Davison as supervising producer. Liz Plonka directs.

Jonas Larsen, Tara Schuster and Daniel Wolfberg are the executives in charge of production for Comedy Central.
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