Steve Harvey's 27-year stand-up career comes to an end

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Steve Harvey, 55, will headline his last stand up comedy show, in Las Vegas, on August 2nd. The ‘Original King of Comedy’ has been performing for 27 years, and his comedy career includes stints on radio, TV (Family Feud) and of course, his New York Times’ bestseller turned blockbuster film, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.

The final show, ‘Steve Harvey’s Grand Stand-up Finale’ will be at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The 2-hour special, which marks the start of Harvey’s annual Hoodie Awards, will air live on Pay-Per-View at 11pm ET/8pm PT.

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Harvey said in a press release, “It’s been a wild ride over these years on stage, radio, TV and more, and taking the stage for my final show, I will have a special blowout performance in store for everyone in Las Vegas and watching at home that will be bigger than any show I’ve done so far.”

“The road to this final show has been an amazing journey doing stand-up for the past 27 years, and I can’t thank fans enough after reflecting on all those years on stage, and the unforgettable moments and jokes we’ve shared,”

The end of Harvey as a  stand-up comedian does not mean the end of Harvey’s career. The comedian is set to host his own daytime talk show starting September 4, on NBC.

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