(CBS) British comedian Russell Brand, who recently filed for divorce from his pop-star wife Katy Perry, will be hosting his own late night TV comedy show on the FX network, starting later this year, according to FX.
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The show is set to be shot in front of a live audience and is said to take on topics including politics, news and pop culture. The show has yet to be titled, reports Reuters.
The 36-year-old started his career as a stand-up comedian in Britain and then went on to host a U.K. talk show and BBC radio show. In 2008 Brand was forced to resign the radio show after making lewd prank phone calls, according to Reuters.
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that attracted FX to the comic.
>"We're very excited to add Russell Brand's bracingly funny, original, and honest voice to the FX comedy line-up," Nick Grad, original programming chief at FX, said in a statement, according to Reuters.
>Brand filed for divorce in December from Perry 14 months after the couple tied the knot in India.