Comedy Central has reached a two-year agreement with British TV star Graham
Norton hosts hit Channel Four series So Graham Norton in the United
Under terms of his Comedy deal, Norton will host an as-yet-unnamed American
version of So Graham Norton, in addition to his own stand-up special and
hosting the network’s Reel Comedy.
The 13-episode variety/talk show, patterned after Norton’s current show in
the United Kingdom, will be Comedy’s first one-hour series.
The 39-year-old Norton has won numerous British Academy (BAFTA) awards,
including "Entertainment Performer" this year, along with an International Emmy
for "Best Popular Arts Program in 2001."