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[06/25/10 - 12:20 PM]
Comedy Central August Programming Highlights
Among the offerings: newcomer "Big Lake" has been pushed to Tuesday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

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

GET READY TO HASSEL THE HOFF! THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF DAVID HASSELHOFF" DEBUTS ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 10:00 P.M.

IT'S TIME TO TAKE A DIP! THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "BIG LAKE" DEBUTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 17 AT 10:00 P.M.

SHE'S HOT AND HILARIOUS CHECK OUT THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "WHITNEY CUMMINGS TBD STAND-UP" (WORKING TITLE) DEBUTING SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 11:30 P.M.

This August, COMEDY CENTRAL is setting fire to David Hasselhoff in "The COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of David Hasselhoff," chilling with loser friends in "Big Lake" and wondering if Whitney Cummings really just said that in her new stand-up special. The only all-comedy network also has the movie premieres of "Good Luck Chuck," "The Cable Guy" and "Strange Wilderness." New episodes of "Tosh.0," "Futurama," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" also continue throughout August.

SERIES

"Big Lake" - Series Premiere

Tuesday, 8/17 at 10:00 p.m.

Josh Franklin (Chris Gethard) is a young man who won't give up on his dreams - even when he has lost his job and has moved back onto his parents' couch. Chris Parnell and Horatio Sanz play his childhood friends who help come up with well-intentioned schemes to save their hometown of Big Lake in this new sitcom from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.

SPECIALS

"The COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of David Hasselhoff" - World Premiere

Sunday, 8/15 at 10:00 p.m.

It's the hottest time of the year! So why not take a dip in the bay? Watch as COMEDY CENTRAL brings its best and brightest comedians to slice and dice their way through Roastee David Hasselhoff! No one is safe from ridicule as comedians and special guests let their filthy mouths fly at the poor guy. No slow motion running or life preserver will be able to save him this time!

STAND-UP SPECIALS

"Gilbert Gottfried: Dirty Jokes" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 8/14 at 1:00 a.m.

Gilbert Gottfried holds nothing back in his new stand-up special. Always keeping it dirty and foul, Gilbert explores what a married Jewish man would ask from a genie, what happens when a bear and an incompetent hunter meet and closes the raucous set with his Dirtiest Joke of All Time.

"Whitney Cummings TBD Stand-Up" (working title) - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 8/21 at 11:30 p.m.

Some call her the Julia Roberts of comedy, others just say she's hot and mean; but everyone calls her one of the funniest young comics on television. Tune in as COMEDY CENTRAL brings viewers a brand new hour long special starring Whitney Cummings.

MOVIES

"Good Luck Chuck" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Sunday, 8/8 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Dane Cook & Jessica Alba. Charlie Logan suffers from a curse: once a woman sleeps with him, she marries the next guy she dates. But what happens when Charlie falls in love himself? When Charlie meets gorgeous and klutzy Cam, he has to figure out a way to break the curse and make him her Mr. Right.

"The Cable Guy" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 8/28 at 5:00 p.m.

Starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend and thinks he's found it in Steven, a guy who's just looking to get free cable. But when Steven doesn't want to be Chip's friend, Chip goes all out and decides to ruin Steven's life.

"Strange Wilderness" - Network Television Premiere

Two Night Premiere: Saturday, 8/28 at 9:00 p.m. & Sunday, 8/29 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Steve Zahn, Jonah Hill and Justin Long. When underachiever Peter Gaulke inherits his father's wildlife TV show, "Strange Wilderness," the ratings plummet. To save the show, Pete and his motley film crew venture into Central America in search of Bigfoot, surviving near death encounters with overzealous border guards, an amorous turkey, flesh-eating fish, murderous natives and much more along the way.

STUNTS

"FNSU CC Park"

Friday, 8/20 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Tune in for two hours of stand-up hosted by Rory Albanese as he takes viewers behind the scenes of COMEDY CENTRAL's takeover of Central Park's summer stage.

"Going The Distance Sunday"

Sunday, 8/22 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hire a plane, drive a car or hop a train to the nearest TV set this Sunday as COMEDY CENTRAL goes the distance to bring viewers a line-up of movies that will heat up this Sunday up! All day long, hosts Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day will be presenting clips from their new movie "Going The Distance," in theaters August 27.

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 digital media 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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· BIG LAKE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA (FXX)
· RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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