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Aristocrats director hosting Showtime comedy show for comics

by Danny Gallagher, posted Oct 9th 2009 7:23PM
Paul ProvenzaPaul Provenza is what comics would call a "comic's comic," so he's a perfect pick for Showtime's new comedian chat show.

The comedian and film director will host a new Showtime show next year called Behind the Green Room Door. It's a talk show featuring a rotating panel of comics having the kinds of hardcore conversations that can only be heard in dressing rooms and empty comedy club bars.

And if you've never been to a comedy club, then you can get an idea of the conversation when you realize Provenza directed the acclaimed comedy documentary The Aristocrats. And if you've never heard of The Aristocrats and you're sensitive to foul language, you might want to see if your DVR comes with ear plugs and a soul scraper.

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Sounds exactly like "Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn" ... which Comedy Central cancelled a few years go.

October 09 2009 at 8:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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