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ES' 'Who Wants to Date a Comedian' Coming to Cable, Syndication

Entertainment Studios will premiere its latest program, Who Wants to Date a Comedian, this fall
in broadcast syndication and on its cable network, Comedy.TV.

"Who Wants to Date a Comedianis
the next generation of dating shows," said Byron Allen, founder, chairman and
CEO of Entertainment Studios in a statement. "We have access to the
world's funniest comedians, and this concept allows them to showcase their
talent to the fullest. This new show is fresh, bold, entertaining, and
hysterically funny."

The show will air as a half-hour strip and feature
contestants vying for the attention and affection of various stand-up

Entertainment Studios also has hired three new vice
presidents of sales and marketing: Jason Charles, Mario Giampaolo and Joanna

Who Wants to Date a
is Entertainment Studios 27th show. Besides its
syndicated programs, the company also owns and programs six 24-hour
high-definition cable networks.

Paige Albiniak
Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.