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MUMBAI: : Viacom18‘s 24x7 English comedy channel Comedy Central has been getting some popular international properties to India like Suits and Anger Management. This time, the channel brings a local flavour to its programming by airing Comedy Central presents Ash Chandler and the Ministry of Schitick on 21 April at 9.00 pm.

The title presenter of the show is Fiat.

The half an hour long show will have two to three minute gags by Chandler and his troupe - Varun Thakur, Anuvab Pal, Raunaq Rajani, Rohit Shankar and Neville Shah.

"When Ash came ot us with the concept, we thought it must be given a shot. We are very happy to be dishing out local content of this kind on Comedy Central and are very optimistic of this experiment," said Viacom18 Media SVP and GM - English Entertainment Ferzad Palia.

 This is the first time that a local stand up comedy show has been shot in the studio and will be aired on television. Most recently, the channel aired the Sugar Sammy on ground shows in the weekend prime time slot.

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