Premium Blend

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Premium Blend
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GenreStand-up comedy
Created byPaul Miller
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons9
No. of episodes90
Executive producer(s)Kimber Rickabaugh
Paul Miller
Running timeapprox. 23 minutes
Original networkComedy Central
Audio formatStereo
Original release1997 –
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Premium Blend was a stand-up comedy series that aired on the American cable television channel Comedy Central from 1997 to 2005.


The program featured a well-known stand up comedian as an emcee who introduced four or five lesser known comedians looking for a big break on television. Each comedian presented a short set of jokes, which was edited to last about five minutes on the airing of the show.

Many alumni have gone on to have their own Comedy Central Presents specials, including Mitch Hedberg, Stephen Lynch, Demetri Martin, Dane Cook, B.J. Novak, Anthony Jeselnik, Darrell Hammond, Mike Birbiglia, Greer Barnes, Wayne Federman, Daniel Tosh, Gabriel Iglesias, Pete Holmes, and Ron White.


Each year the show would get a new comedian to serve as host for each of the season's ten episodes. The hosts were:

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