[01/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Galaxy of the Black Stars Returns to View as Comedy Central Celebrates Black History Month Starting Friday, February 24 Through Monday, February 27

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"Galaxy Of The Black Stars" Returns To View As Comedy Central Celebrates Black History Month Starting Friday, February 24 Through Monday, February 27

"Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" Premieres Saturday, February 25 At 9:00 P.M.

To Check Out The "Galaxy Of The Black Stars" Online, Log On To http://www.comedycentral.com

NEW YORK, January 30, 2006 -- In celebration of Black History Month, COMEDY CENTRAL presents a guide to the "Galaxy of the Black Stars," coming into view Friday, February 24 at 10:00 p.m. and eclipsing by Monday the 27 at 8:00 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL's "Galaxy of the Black Stars" blasts off a weekend dominated by some of the biggest African-American stars of television and film, as well as captures some of the most entertaining young acts in "Jamie Foxx�s LAFFAPALOOZA!." Be sure to catch hit movies like "48 Hrs., " "Scary Movie 2" and "The Original Kings of Comedy." Stick around for killer stand-up from Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle and don�t miss COMEDY CENTRAL original series like "Chappelle�s Show" and "Heroes of Black Comedy." Performers for this weekend's long laugh-fest include Cedric The Entertainer, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, D.L. Hughley, Martin Lawrence, Orlando Jones, Eddie Griffin, Bernie Mac, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and many more.

In wake of last year's launch of "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!," this year's programming features the follow-up, "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!," which will debut in two consecutive one-hour specials starting Saturday, February 25 at 9:00 p.m. An encore presentation of "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" will air on Sunday starting at 10:00 p.m. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the two-part special will spotlight the best and brightest stand-up acts from today's rising urban stars. Featuring Damon Williams, DeRay Davis, Lavell Crawford, Leslie, Roz G and with a special guest appearance from event founder Jamie Foxx, be sure to catch this special, the urban stand-up event of the year.

US Navy will sponsor "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" on February 25 and 26.

Check-out comedycentral.com to get all the goods on who's in the "Galaxy of the Black Stars" in February. Take off and zip around the Galaxy in the all-new Trivia Blast-Off 2 online game. After landing the mothership, wrap it all up by watching the "Galaxy of the Black Stars" channel on "MotherLoad" for exclusive preview videos of the all-new "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" special.

"Galaxy of the Black Stars" is sponsored by Air Force and Nike.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 87 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.

  [january 2006]  


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