or


[06/30/04 - 12:00 AM]
Comedy Central Tees Up Additional Premiere Dates
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- With a summer already filled with new programming ranging from "Reno 911" to "The Graham Norton Effect," Comedy Central has added several new and returning series to its upcoming schedule.

Here's a breakdown of the latest moves:

-- The cable channel has slated the third season of "Crank Yankers" to premiere on Tuesday, July 20 while the animated comedy "Shorties Watching Shorties" will return with new installments on Wednesday, September 8.

-- No stranger to theatricals, Comedy Central will offer the network premieres of "Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back" (July 5), "Not Another Teen Movie" (July 26), "Corky Romano" (August 16), "Bulworth" (September 19), "Slackers" (September 26), "The Sweetest Thing" (November 7) and "Orange County" (November 28) as part of its new Monday night movie slot in the coming months.

-- "Insomniac with Dave Attell" will return with two new one-hour specials in the second half of 2004. The first, "Sloshed in Translation," premieres Sunday, August 22 while the second hits on Sunday, November 21.

-- The network also plans to add two new series in the fall: the self-described first-ever "animated reality" series "Drawn Together" debuts on Wednesday, October 20 following the first of a new batch of "South Park" episodes while the Wanda Sykes project "I Can Do That" launches on Tuesday, October 5.

-- Lastly, Comedy Central will broadcast the popular HBO special "Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker" on Sunday, October 3 while a new 90-minute special, "Bill Engvall: Here's Your Sign," airs on Sunday, July 25.





  [june 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· CRANK YANKERS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· DRAWN TOGETHER (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· GRAHAM NORTON EFFECT, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· INSOMNIAC WITH DAVID ATTELL (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· RENO 911 (QUIBI)
· SHORTIES WATCHIN' SHORTIES (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WANDA DOES IT (COMEDY CENTRAL)





[09/19/20 - 08:27 AM]
2020 Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Between Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning Begins Tonight at 7:30 P.M. ET on NBC
Coverage will continue through Wednesday, September 30 if necessary.

[09/19/20 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Holds Onto Top Demo Spot for FOX
The network stays in front among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[09/19/20 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Launches "Benedict Men" from Executive Producer Stephen Curry
The premiere episodes of the series - a gripping snapshot of the status of youth basketball in America - are now available.

[09/18/20 - 05:30 PM]
The Television Academy and Emmy(R) Nominees Pledge to Donate $2.8 Million to No Kid Hungry During the "72nd Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, Sept. 20, on ABC
All nominated broadcast and streaming partners have committed to donating $100,000 per Emmy(R) win throughout Sunday's program.

[09/18/20 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen's New Series "The Real Murders of Orange County" Premieres Sunday, November 8 at 7PM ET/PT
From a murder for hire gone wrong to families turning on their own, viewers will hear the harrowing tales of when privilege leads to problems and greed leads to murder.

[09/18/20 - 11:16 AM]
Ty Burrell, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Tatiana Maslany and Bob Newhart Set to Make Special Appearances During the "72nd Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, Sept. 20, on ABC
Additional surprises are in store for television's biggest night.

[09/18/20 - 10:01 AM]
Bravo Debuts New Late Night Talk Show "Bravo's Chat Room" on Sunday, September 27
The six episode event series will air Sundays and Mondays beginning September 27 through October 12.

[09/18/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films' "537 Votes" from Director Billy Corben and Executive Producer Adam McKay Debuts October 21
The high-octane feature documentary chronicles the political machinations that led to the unprecedented, contested outcome of the 2000 presidential election.

[09/18/20 - 09:13 AM]
Family Tensions Rise in Sophomore Season of "Welcome to Plathville" on TLC
The second season premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/18/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Murders at White House Farm" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
The limited series premieres Thursday, September 24 on the streaming service.

[09/18/20 - 08:50 AM]
DC Universe Transforms Into DC Universe Infinite!
HBO Max will now be the home for DC Universe originals, including the just ordered third season of adult animated comedy series "Harley Quinn."

[09/18/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with "Big Brother"
The Eye takes home the adults 18-49 crown while ABC is the most-watched network.

[09/18/20 - 07:41 AM]
BET, National Urban League and an Expanding List of Key Impact Partners Unite on National Black Voter Day, Friday, September 18 to Energize and Mobilize Black Voters
In partnership with the National Urban League and an expanding list of over 40 key partners, BET will launch various initiatives and provide content to inform, empower and mobilize Black Americans' participation in the November election.

[09/17/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 17
Updates include: Tatiana Maslany cast as "She-Hulk" on Disney+; Quibi orders sequel to "Die Hart"; and The CW extends "Two Sentence Horror Stories" with third season.

[09/17/20 - 02:00 PM]
"CBS Sunday Night Movies" Return with Six Fan-Favorite Films from the Paramount Pictures Library, Beginning Oct. 4
To make room, the Sunday editions of "Big Brother" will shift to Monday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning October 5.