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[04/02/10 - 05:21 PM]
Comedy Central May Programming Highlights
Among its plans: the network premieres of "Sit Down, Shut Up" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL MAY PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS (all times are ET/PT)

NEED A LITTLE SUNSHINE IN YOUR LIFE? THE COMEDY CENTRAL PREMIERE OF "IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA" DEBUTS MONDAY, MAY 31 AT 9:00 P.M.

PREPARE TO LAUGH! THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "DOV DAVIDOFF: FILTHY OPERATION" DEBUTS SATURDAY, MAY 1 AT 11:00 P.M.

BE SURE TO READ THE FINE PRINT! THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "SUBJECT TO CHANGE: DANNY BHOY" DEBUTS SATURDAY, MAY 22 AT 11:00 P.M.

April showers bring May flowers, but "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" on COMEDY CENTRAL! This May, COMEDY CENTRAL is proud to bring "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" to its viewers, along with the series "Sit Down, Shut Up." The all-comedy channel also presents the World Television Premiere of the stand-up specials "Dov Davidoff: Filthy Operation," "Loni Love: America's Sister," "Subject to Change: Danny Bhoy" and "Dan Cummins: Crazy with a Capital F." New episodes of "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" are also continuing through May.

SERIES

"Sit Down, Shut Up" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Tuesday, 5/4 at 10:00 p.m.

The staff of Knob Haven High School are dedicated fully to one thing: themselves. This animated series from the creators of "Arrested Development" is a look into the lives of teachers who don't believe in teaching and stars Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Kristin Chenoweth, Will Forte, Nick Kroll, Kenan Thompson, Cheri Oteri and Henry Winkler.

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Monday, 5/31 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The hit series sometimes called "'Seinfeld' on Crack" is coming to COMEDY CENTRAL! Mac, Dennis, Charlie and Sweet Dee are four dysfunctional friends who run an Irish pub in Philadelphia. Hang out with the gang and Dennis and Dee's dad Frank as they hatch elaborate schemes, conspire with and against each other, raise a dumpster baby, get invincible, poop the bed, bang each other's moms, stage a highly ineffective intervention and drink more then the patrons who visit their bar.

Stand-Up Specials

"Dov Davidoff: Filthy Operation" - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 5/1 at 11:00 p.m.

Always energetic and ready to take on society, Dov Davidoff turns his ADD comedic style on his unique experiences: growing up in a junkyard in New Jersey, losing his virginity when he was twelve, his relationship with his family and the insanity of the country from coast to coast in this hour-long stand-up special.

"Loni Love: America's Sister" - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 5/15 at 11:30 p.m.

Loni Love is America's sister in her new stand-up special. Loni doesn't hold back and brings fabulous dance moves mixed with hilarious jokes. As America's sister, Loni takes on the president, fat people, pirates, celebrities and her genuine love for those in this country.

"Subject to Change: Danny Bhoy" - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 5/22 at 11:00 p.m.

What happens when an Indian, a Scot and a comic all walk into a bar? Join COMEDY CENTRAL for the premiere of Scotland's favorite Indian comedian, Danny Bhoy, and get his take on bagpipes, why he acts like a Frenchman when he's in America and the reason behind his intense love of accents.

"Dan Cummins: Crazy with a Capital F" - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 5/29 at 11:00 p.m.

Live from his current hometown of Spokane, Washington, the quirky Dan Cummins performs his uniquely cynical brand of observational humor for a sold-out crowd. Join Cummins as he explores the joys of drunk-gifting yourself, the absurdity of iPod vending machines and the perils of the "Tooth Gremlin."

MOVIES

"The Man" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 5/15 at 5:00 p.m.

Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy and Susie Essman. After his partner is killed, Derrick Vann is set on finding the murderers - but mistakes eccentric suburban dentist Andy Fiddler as the criminal mastermind. Derrick decides to have Andy pose as a ruthless criminal in an attempt to catch the real villains, but as Andy becomes more comfortable with being "The Man," Derrick soon sees why everyone hates going to the dentist.

"School For Scoundrels" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Sunday, 5/16 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Jon Heder, Billy Bob Thornton, David Cross, Horatio Sanz and Sarah Silverman. Roger has spent his life allowing everyone to walk over him, from co-workers at his job as a meter maid to the kids at his volunteer program. When he falls for Amanda, the gorgeous Australian down the hall, Roger enrolls in a special "school for scoundrels" to toughen up - but what will happen when Dr. P, his aggressive, hard-assed instructor, decides that Amanda is worth competing for?

STUNTS

"Stand-Up Match Up"

Saturdays from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL's comedy match-ups continue throughout the month, as the biggest stand-up names in the nation face off in the ultimate clash of the comics.

"Scotch vs. J�ger"

Saturday, 5/1 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Ron White and Dave Attell share a tell-it-like-it-is attitude and original approach to stand-up, but their distinctive styles are sure to keep this comedy match-up interesting. Tune in as the connoisseur of Scotch and cigars faces off with the master of J�germeister and late nights with "Ron White: Behavioral Problems" and "Dave Attell: Captain Miserable."

"Cinco de Mayo FNSU" (working title)

Friday, 5/7 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

In honor of our neighbors to the south, COMEDY CENTRAL's got a roster of caliente comics that will go down as smooth as a fine tequila. Tune in for the "Payaso Comedy Slam" featuring Alex Reymundo, Jeff Garcia and Johnny Sanchez and stick around with Andrew Kennedy for musings on family, hot sauce and growing up with Latin flair.

"Momma's Boys" (working title)

Saturday, 5/8 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Nice guys may finish last out in the real world but on COMEDY CENTRAL they get their own night! Watch as Brian Regan stands up to airports, annoying businessmen and greeting cards while Jeff Dunham proves how funny a person can be with a hand shoved up their ass. See how well "Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity" matches up against "Brian Regan: Standing Up" - will there be no more Mr. Nice Guy?

"Dueling Decades"

Saturday, 5/15 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Sinbad conquered the nineties; Kevin Hart plans to conquer the 21st Century. Watch "Sinbad: Where U Been?" and "Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man" to find out if nineties nostalgia beats out the comedy of today.

"Talk is Cheap" (working title)

Saturday, 5/22 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Talk is cheap but these two have made a living out of it. See if late night talk show host Craig Ferguson will go all "Braveheart" on comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan in this week's "Stand-Up Match Up." Will the man whose talk of Hot Pockets and Bacon Bits beat back stories of drug use and impersonations of Sean Connery? Watch "Jim Gaffigan: King Baby" and "Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit O' Revolution" as they settle this foreign affair.

"Young Guns" (working title)

Saturday, 5/29 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Daniel Tosh and Nick Swardson are two of the most sarcastic up-and-coming comedic stars. Together they take on everything from sports, video games, hitting on drunk girls and so much more. Watch "Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious" and "Nick Swardson: Seriously Who Farted?" to find out which young star can claim Humanitarian of the Year.

"Tosh-a-thon"

Sunday, 5/30 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Prepare for the new season of "Tosh.0" with an entire afternoon of twartying this Sunday. Wait, we meant tweetering? Twittling? Never mind - viewers should just twit back twith twelve twaight twepisodes of "Tosh.0" and twaugh their twasses off with everyone's favorite twart-ass, Daniel Tosh. He reads the tweets so you don't have to.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digitalmedia properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, GameTrailers and Xfire.





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· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA (FXX)
· SIT DOWN, SHUT UP (FOX)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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