UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
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64-year-old swimmer 'more than ready' for 48-hour charity swim

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Diana Nyad, a 64-year-old swimmer from New York, says she's "more than ready" to swim 48 hours straight next week to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
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Hughley and Black tipped for 'Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host'

Hughley and Black tipped for 'Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host'

ATLANTA, April 23 (UPI) -- Comedians D.L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black have signed on as co-hosts of "Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host," TBS said Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.
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Black and Showalter star in new series

Black and Showalter star in new series

NEW YORK, July 13 (UPI) -- "Wet Hot American Summer" co-stars Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter are to headline "Michael & Michael Have Issues," Comedy Central said.
Comedy Central to air first reality series

Comedy Central to air first reality series

NEW YORK, July 3 (UPI) -- Comedy Central said it plans to start airing its first unscripted competition series this month with U.S. actor/comedian Michael Ian Black as its host.

Comedy Central to debut two series

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Comedy Central has two new half-hour series, one a reality show and the other based on a stage show, the Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Craig Ferguson gets 'Late Late' gig

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- CBS has decided to make Craig Ferguson the permanent host of "The Late Late Show," Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

'Late Late Show' short list

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The field of prospects to replace Craig Kilborn as host of CBS' "Late Late Show" is being narrowed down, The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Drew Carey to work 'Late'

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Drew Carey is in talks to join the list of guest hosts when "Late Late Show" returns to CBS Monday without Craig Kilborn, Daily Variety said Thursday.

Guest hosts line up for 'Late Late Show'

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- "Ed" star Michael Ian Black and "Strangers with Candy" star Amy Sedaris are in line to guest host CBS' "Late Late Show," Daily Variety said Wednesday.
Michael Ian
Cast members of the "Baxter" film Justin Theroux, Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black and David Wain pose at the August 24th, 2005 New York premiere for their film "The Baxter" (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz; August 12, 1971) is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He has starred in several TV comedy series, including The State, Viva Variety, and Stella.

Black was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Jill, a store owner, and Robert Schwartz, an executive. He grew up in Hillsborough Township, New Jersey, where he attended Hillsborough High School. His parents divorced when he was three years old. When he was seven, his father died during neurological surgery following a mysterious assault. Black is Jewish.

As a teenager, Schwartz attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York.

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