TBS’ The Pete Holmes Show Names Guests for First Two Weeks!


TBS’ new venture into late-night series, The Pete Holmes Show – which launches on Monday, October 28th following Conan, has released the guest list for its first two weeks. The series premiere will feature Pakistani-American stand-up comic Kumail Nanjiani – and Pete will visit Jon Stewart in New York.

Other guests will range from Girls co-star Allison Williams to Indian-American physician, holistic health/New Age guru, and alternative medicine practitioner Deepak Chopra. For the complete list of guests, follow the jump.

TBS’s The Pete Holmes Show Announces First Two Weeks of Guests

Series to Premiere Monday Oct. 28, at Midnight (ET/PT) with Guest Kumail Nanjiani, Plus Pete Visits Jon Stewart in New York

TBS‘s new late-night series The Pete Holmes Show – which launches Monday, Oct. 28, following CONAN – will feature a variety of stars from the entertainment, comedy and sports world during its first two weeks. The Pete Holmes Show will showcase the comedian’s wide-ranging skill set. The series will pack live comedy, in-studio guest interviews, sketches and video pieces into a fast-paced half hour. The first two weeks are as follows:

Monday, Oct. 28 – Kumail Nanjiani, plus Pete visits Jon Stewart in New York

Tuesday, Oct. 29 – Allison Williams

Wednesday, Oct. 30 – Jim Jefferies, plus Pete visits NBA All Star James Harden in Houston

Thursday, Oct. 31 – Chelsea Peretti

Monday, Nov. 4 – Ike Barinholtz

Tuesday, Nov. 5 – Anthony Jeselnik

Wednesday, Nov. 6 – Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael

Thursday, Nov. 7 – Deepak Chopra

Named one of Variety‘s Top 10 Comics to Watch, Pete Holmes hosts the You Made It Weird podcast, which was named one of the Top Ten Podcasts of 2012 by both The Onion AV Club and Paste magazine. Since 2011, he has starred in CollegeHumor.com’s hilarious and extremely popular series of Batman parodies. Pete also provides the voice for the talking baby in the award-winning e*trade ad-campaign.

Produced by Conaco LLC, the The Pete Holmes Show airs Monday-Thursday at midnight (ET/PT) on TBS, following CONAN. Jeff Ross, David Kissinger, Nick Bernstein, Dave Rath, and Conan O’Brien serve as executive producers on The Pete Holmes Show. The show originates from Stage 10 at Warner Bros. Studios.

About TBS

TBS is basic cable’s reigning champion among young adults in primetime. Available in 100 million households, TBS features original primetime comedy series like Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Deal With It, King of the Nerds, Who Gets the Last Laugh?, Deon Cole’s Black Box and the upcoming Ground Floor, CeeLo’s Goodie Life (working title) and Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host, as well as American Dad!, which will become a TBS original series in late 2014. In late night TBS, is home to the Emmy®-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien, and The Pete Holmes Show. TBS also features an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports.

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