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New Series ‘Why? With Hannibal Buress’ Premieres Wednesday, July 8 on Comedy Central

New Series 'Why? With Hannibal Buress' Premieres Wednesday, July 8 on Comedy Central

Life’s most pressing questions will be answered when “Why? With Hannibal Buress” premieres Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central, after an all-new “Key & Peele.”

The weekly, half-hour series will celebrate Buress’ off-beat comedic voice and point-of-view, during which he’s address just about everything topical, via stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews and special, in-studio guests. Through the 8-episode season, “Why? With Hannibal Buress” will be shot in front of a studio audience and each episode will tape the same week it airs.

The expanded world of “Why? With Hannibal Buress” will include social media content integration, like original video, behind the scenes looks and more. Fans can also follow @hannibalburess on Twitter for more interaction.

Episodes of “Why? With Hannibal Buress” will be available the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, Sony Entertainment Network, Vudu, Verizon Flexview and Google Play, as well as in the Comedy Central App to fans that authenticate via their cable or satellite provider.

An Emmy and WGA Award-nominated comedian, writer and actor, Buress is a series regular on the hit Comedy Central series “Broad City” and is the co-host of Adult Swim’s “The Eric Andre Show,” currently in its third season. He also appeared in the 2014 feature film, “Neighbors,” starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, and he just shot the film “Daddy’s Home” alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.

Buress’ highly-rated, one-hour stand-up special, “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago,” premiered on Comedy Central on March 29, 2014. His first one-hour special, “Animal Furnace” premiered on the network in May 2012, and he has also been featured on several comedy-fan favorite TV shows including FX’s “Louie,” Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers” and “The Mindy Project,” Comedy Central’s “Kroll Show,” and Adult Swim’s “China, IL.” He has written for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” as well as “30 Rock,” where he also appeared on camera.

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