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Former ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Joins Late-Night Talk Wars

Jun 6, 2019  •  Post A Comment

A new player in late-night talk premieres next month, when former “Saturday Night Live” regular David Spade launches his new show on Comedy Central.

The cable channel announced that “Lights Out with David Spade” will premiere July 29. The show will air at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, leading out from “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday through Thursday each week.

The series will showcase Spade’s signature take on the pop culture news of the day, and will feature a rotating lineup of Spade’s comedian and celebrity friends, along with sketches and field segments.

The show is executive produced by Spade, Alex Murray and Marc Gurvitz. Brad Wollack and Tom Brunelle of Free 90 Media are executive producers and showrunners. Frank Sebastiano is head writer and executive producer, with Chelsea Davison as supervising producer. Liz Plonka is the director of “Lights Out with David Spade.” Jonas Larsen, Tara Schuster and Daniel Wolfberg are the executives in charge of production for Comedy Central.

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  1. Please no more Trump jokes. That’s like shooting fish in a barrel.
    BORING ! Do something different David PLEASE !

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