Ali Siddiq Leads List Of Comedians Getting Comedy Central ‘Half Hour’ Specials This Year

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Every year, Comedy Central selects a handful of rising comedians to star in their own 30-minute standup specials for The Half Hour, and the network just gave us an exclusive look at the 17 comics chosen for the show’s fifth season set to air in the fall.

The specials will tape at The Civic Theatre in New Orleans from Wednesday, June 1st through Saturday June 4th, and this year’s lineup features Aparna Nancherla, 2015 Just For Laughs New Faces recipients Matthew Broussard and Nate Fernald, Baskets cast member Martha Kelly, Broad City writer Naomi Ekperigin, and more.

Check out the full list below:

Cy Amundson
Erik Bergstrom
Ahmed Bharoocha
Matthew Broussard
Naomi Ekperigin
Nate Fernald
Noah Gardenswartz
Emily Heller
Martha Kelly
Joe Machi
Drew Michael
Aparna Nancherla
Jacqueline Novak
Mike Recine
Ramon Rivas II

Nick Turner

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