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New Season of 'Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam' Premieres Jan. 6

1/5/2008 8:00am EST
D.L. HughleyA cornerstone of HBO's late-night block of original entertainment, "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam" returns this January with a new host: superstar comic D.L. Hughley, who will welcome some new and familiar faces.

In addition to an opening film clip featuring surprise guests and an introductory routine from Hughley, each half-hour show will include three to four comedians, the music of veteran deejay Kid Capri, and an appearance by The Man himself, Russell Simmons - all in front of an enthusiastic audience in Los Angeles.

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