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Comedian D.L. Hughley brings standup and political commentary to Las Vegas

D.L. Hughley's career includes time on sitcoms, acting as a political commentator and 'Dancing with the Stars'

One of “The Original Kings of Comedy” and star of his own TV show returns to Las Vegas when comedian D.L. Hughley brings his stand-up act to The Orleans Showroom on Friday, June 26, and Saturday, June 27.

He’s probably best known as the star of of “The Hughleys,” which ran on ABC and UPN from 1998 through 2002, but Hughley was also a series regular on NBC’s “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.”

Starting this fall, Hughley stars as Dr. Hackett on NBC’s new medical drama “Heartbreakers.”

He’s even spread his wings to host CNN's “D.L. Hughley Breaks the News” and worked as a correspondent for “The Jay Leno Show.” He also appeared on season 16 of the ABC hit “Dancing with the Stars” alongside dancing partner Cheryl Burke, coming in ninth.

On television, Hughley appeared on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “S.O.B.: Socially Offensive Behavior,” ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and has filmed several comedy specials, including “D.L. Hughley: Goin’ Home,” “D.L. Hughley Live,” “Shocked & Appalled” and the HBO special “D.L. Hughley: Unapologetic.”

He’s also appeared on “Inspector Gadget,” “Scrubs,” “Scary Movie 3,” “Soul Plane,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Glory Daze.” In 2012, his one-hour special, “Reset,” premiered on Showtime. Hughley later went on to co-host a game show on TBS, “ Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host.”

Hughley is currently a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.” He continues to host his own afternoon radio show, “The D.L. Hughley Show.”

Tickets start at $39.95.

Tickets: The Orleans box office, (702) 284-7777

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