"The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman" is a sketch comedy/man-on-the-street hybrid series starring comedian Ben Hoffman that follows him as he moves through life attempting to figure it all out. Utilizing vignettes interwoven with sketches, Ben interviews and hangs out with various people and characters to explore the randomness that is his life.

Each week, Hoffman will take the viewers on a different life journey, which could include him forming a band, finding religion, auditioning for a reality show, going on a blind date, buying a firearm, trying out volunteer work, or returning to his hometown in Kentucky. Hoffman seeks advice and guidance from strangers as well as people he knows, including his dad, ex-girlfriends, and therapist and tries to figure out how to keep it all from going wrong. These guests also act as co-hosts, helping Hoffman introduce the sketches and keep the show moving.

In the premiere episode, Ben chats with Todd Bridges, who relates past stories using animation to discuss his crack use; old ladies audition for a role as "Gangsta Granny"; Ben chats with his therapist about his desire to buy a firearm; as the "retweeter," Ben shows the absurdity of celebrity tweets; and a rapper brings musical flair to the obits in "YoBitchuaries."

"The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman" is executive produced by Hoffman, Mike Gibbons, Itay Reiss, Derek Van Pelt and Judi Brown Marmel and produced by Levity Entertainment. Monika Zielinska is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

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Network: Comedy Central
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: February 28, 2012
Seasons: 1
Production Company: Levity Entertainment

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