EXCLUSIVE: Comedy Central is looking to add some magic to its lineup with Sleight of Mouth, a weekly comedy/variety/magic show starring comic/magician and TV host Justin Willman. It hails from two of the executive producers of Comedy Central’s breakout late-night show @midnight, host Chris Hardwick of Nerdist Industries and Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Alex Murray, as well as late-night veteran Robert Morton (Late Show with David Letterman). Like @midnight, Sleight of Mouth will tap into Nerdist’s social media expertise, mixing it with some tech-savvy modern trickery. Each week, Willman will tackle a thought-provoking topic with sketches, social experiments, guest comedians, and interactive content. Willman, a frequent guest on The Tonight Show and Ellen, has hosted a number of unscripted/game shows, including Cupcake Wars on Food Network and Win, Lose or Draw on Disney Channel, as well as Hub Network’s variety show Hubworld. Here is one of Willman’s magic tricks on Ellen:
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