Lil Rel Howery’s first one-hour stand-up special titled “Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel Howery: RELevant,” premieres on Comedy Central on Saturday, September 5 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Filmed at The Vic Theatre in Chicago, the special will also become available on September 6 on the Comedy Central App to fans that sign in via their cable or satellite provider. The Comedy Central App is available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store, Android on Google Play, Roku, Xbox One and Chromecast.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special.
This summer, Lil Rel can be seen on “The Carmichael Show,” which premieres on NBC on Wednesday, August 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and also stars Loretta Devine and David Alan Grier. Also this summer, Rel can be seen in season two of the weekly sketch comedy show “Friends of the People” airing on TruTV; Rel stars in, writes, and executive produces the series.
In addition to his comedy series and specials, Rel was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” followed by performances on Comedy Central’s “Comedy Underground with Dave Attell” and “The Half Hour,” BET’s “Comic View,” HBO’s “Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy,” Showtime’s “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam,” Comedy Central’s “Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey,” and “The Arsenio Hall Show.”
He has appeared on Nickelodeon’s “NickMom Night Out,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” and he has lent his voice to the popular FXX animated series “The Lucas Bros Moving Co.”
No stranger to stand-up comedy specials himself, Kevin Hart can currently be seen on the road for his “What Now” Comedy tour. In 2009, Hart’s one-hour Comedy Central special “I’m A Grown Little Man” became one of the highest rated specials for the network. And in September 2011, Hart released “Laugh At My Pain,” the feature film version of his comedy tour.
“Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel Howery: RELevant” is executive produced by Hart, Brian Volk-Weiss, Dave Becky, Mike Berkowitz, Cisco Henson and Avi Gilbert.