We Interrupt Doug Benson's Busy Schedule to Preview Comedy Central's 'Benson Interruption'
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The premise of this show is simple -- comics tell jokes while Doug Benson interrupts them. Benson sits on the stage and, when he feels the time is right, chimes in with his own thoughts during his friends' routines. The series is based on a stage show of the same name that Benson hosted for years in Los Angeles. Among the comics who have been interrupted by Benson are Nick Swardson, Paul Scheer and Michael Ian Black.