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Comedian Jim Norton Premieres New Talk Show on VICE.com Today

July 23
12:30 2014
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Vice previously announced the forthcoming The Jim Norton Show, to air on VICE.com, hosted by the comedian, radio personality, bestselling author and actor JIM NORTON. Vice and Norton will bring their own irreverent and unconventional styles to the popular late night talk show format. The mini-series will premiere on VICE.com today, July 23, 2014.

Check out two teasers below:


Episodes will incorporate stand-up bits, guest comedians and in-depth uncut interviews all shot before a live audience. Norton will explore and debate a sprawling range of topics, spanning personal to newsworthy issues, with guests including Mike Tyson, Dana White, and Freeway Rick Ross, one of America's most notorious drug dealers. Vice premiered a couple teasers for the show; watch here:

Unlike highly produced shows, The Jim Norton Show will have an unstructured feel that lends itself to the unpredictability on set.

Norton said, "I wanted to do a talk show that reminded me of the old school ones I loved as a kid, without all the fake enthusiasm and sound bite-driven conversations. I also wanted to do a monologue that represented my stand up sensibilities and not have to worry about it being 'family friendly.' Because I'm not family friendly."

Norton added, "VICE didn't censor any language or ideas at all, they were amazing creatively; I got to do exactly the show I wanted to do. Which also sucks, because if it fails, it's completely my fault."

"Jim Norton is a truly wicked stand-up comedian. His live appearances are hilariously visceral experiences, sort of like being skinned alive on ecstasy. When he came to Vice to do a talk show I said 'Why the hell not. This I've got to see.' And having seen it I can now tell you, 'This you've got to see," said Eddy Moretti, VICE's Chief Creative Officer.

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