Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam returns in March

HBO Video will release an all-new edition of Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam in March, featuring Season 8 of the comedy show that is hosted by comic actor D.L. Hughley.

Filmed live at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre, each of the new uncensored episodes features an opening film clip with surprise guests, an exciting lineup of new and familiar comics, plus the music of world-renowned deejay Kid Capri and closing appearances by Russell Simmons. Performers include: Damon Wayans, Jr., Vincent Oshana, Gina Yashere, Capone, Gilson Lubin, Vanessa Fraction, Patrice O’Neal, Smokey, Tiffany Haddish, Big Rome, Tony Roberts, Roy Wood Jr., Kyle Groom, Russell Peters, Wil Sylvince, Cory Fernandez, Ted Carpenter, Kelly K-Dubb Walker, DeRay Davis, Vargus Mason, Earthquake, David Arnold, Gerard, Timmy Hall, Rasheed, Malik S, David Raibon, B. Cole and Gerald Kelly.

The 2-disc DVD set will also contain “Man on the Street” Interviews with Patrice O’Neal and Sketch Comedy Segments featuring Def Comedy Jam talent.

“Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam” will be in stores on March 11 for $19.97.

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