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[08/19/10 - 03:22 PM]
Comedy Central October 2010 Programming Highlights
Newcomer "Benson Interruption" joins the previously announced "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time," "Ugly Americans" and "South Park."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL October 2010 Programming Highlights

(all times are ET/PT)

THE BOYS ARE BACK! "SOUTH PARK" RETURNS TO FINISH ITS EPIC 14TH SEASON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 10:00 P.M.

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET EVEN UGLIER! NEW EPISODES OF "UGLY AMERICANS" CONTINUE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 10:30 P.M.

THERE'S A KID IN ALL OF US! THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME" DEBUTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 10:00 P.M.

GET READY TO GET RAPPED UP IN THE WORLD PREMIERE HOUSE OF COMEDY ORIGINAL STAND-UP SPECIAL "BO BURNHAM: WORDS, WORDS, WORDS" DEBUTING SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 AT 11:00 P.M.

JOIN JON STEWART FOR A GOOD CAUSE WITH THE LIVE WORLD PREMIERE OF "NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AN OVERBOOKED CONCERT FOR AUTISM EDUCATION" DEBUTING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 9:00 P.M.

This October, COMEDY CENTRAL brings back fan favorites with the return of "South Park" and "Ugly Americans," and introduces something new: "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time." Bo Burnham brings his unique, youthful point of view to the world with the COMEDY CENTRAL original stand-up special "Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words," and celebrities do some good in the live telecast of "Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education." New episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" also continue throughout October.

SERIES

"South Park" - New Episodes

Wednesday, 10/6 at 10:00 p.m.

Last season the boys helped out Tiger Woods, read some J.D. Salinger, made and lost Facebook friends and had it out with all of the celebrities who've ever visited the town. Are Stan, Cartman, Kyle and Kenny still up to their headline-grabbing antics? Tune in Wednesdays for an all-new season of "South Park."

"Ugly Americans" - New Episodes

Wednesday, 10/6 at 10:30 p.m.

In the first half of Season 1, Department of Integration minion Mark Lilly provided career assistance for giant apes, mediated the public mating rituals of tree creatures and counseled women trying to become vampires. Will this season finally give Mark a break? Probably not. Tune in for new episodes of "Ugly Americans," now with even more out-of-this-world characters.

"Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" - Series Premiere

Tuesday, 10/12 at 10:00 p.m.

Enter Nick Swardson's hilarious world of make-believe. The comedian's sketch-style show incorporates every reach of the imagination, from time-travel accidents to that gay robot on your college campus to a pirate crew's unfortunately-located treasure map. Swardson's abundant personas and hysterical antics are sure to keep viewers laughing.

"Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words" - World Premiere Comedy Central Original Stand-up Special

Saturday, 10/16 at 11:00 p.m.

Get ready to laugh as Bo Burnham, the self-proclaimed "best rapper in the world," takes to the stage for his brand-new stand-up special. Join Bo for a night of singing, rapping, twisted anecdotes and maybe even some poetry in "Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words."

"Benson Interruption" (working title) - Series Premiere

Thursday, 10/28 at Midnight

No comic is safe with Doug Benson around. Benson takes heckling to a new level when he visits comedy clubs and attempts to interrupt comics where it hurts the most: right in the middle of their sets.

Specials

"Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education" - LIVE World Premiere Special

Thursday, 10/21 at 9:00 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL and Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions bring together a star-studded evening to raise money and awareness for Autism. Tune in as Jon Stewart hosts live with performances, sketches and short films from Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, John Oliver, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman and even more of the hottest names in television.

Stand-Up Specials

"Comics Anonymous" - World Premiere

Saturday, 10/9 at 1:00 a.m.

The support groups may be anonymous, but their problems certainly aren't. Tune in to "Comics Anonymous" for Jim Norton's analysis of cheating and the dangers of S&M, Rich Vos's desire for people to rank their favorite children, Robert Kelly's food addiction and "fat worry" and Mike DeStefano's convictions about transmitting AIDS by doorknob. Go ahead and laugh - it's anonymous!

"Donnell Rawlings: From Ashy to Classy" - World Television Premiere

Saturday, 10/23 at 11:00 p.m.

Take It In The Face! Donnell Rawlings tackles subjects such as Barack Obama, racism in the Gummi Bear industry and the cunning ways in which women handle arguments. He points out the deterioration of exciting sex and matching panty sets in a relationship over time and the inevitable nickname swap from "Boo Boo" to "Asshole." This stand-up special (especially Donnell's Michael Jackson dance impression) is one viewers can't afford to miss.

"Orny Adams Takes the Third" - World Premiere

Friday, 10/29 at 11:00 p.m.

Stop feeding the fat kids!! In his new special, Orny Adams tackles the "fat generation" of cats who eat appetizers and kids with very in-shape thumbs. Our high-tech world is one filled with apps for everything, communication with household appliances and remote vehicle slowdown�and Orny isn't having any of it.

MOVIES

"Bringing Down the House" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 10/23 at 4:30 p.m.

Starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. When Peter Sanderson, a divorced, uptight lawyer, befriends Charlene online, he's thrown to find out she's an escaped convict. Peter reluctantly takes her in and, in turn, Charlene shows Peter a side of himself he never knew existed.

"18-Year-Old Virgin" - World Television Premiere

Wednesday, 10/27 at 2:30 a.m.

It's the night before graduation and eighteen-year-old Katie Powers is determined to lose her virginity. With boys everywhere, it seems easy enough�but "losing it" turns out to be easier said than done.

"Superhero Movie" - Network Television Premiere

Sunday, 10/31 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Drake Bell, Kevin Hart and Leslie Nielsen. When Rick Riker is bitten by a genetically-altered dragonfly, he develops super-human powers and decides to become a superhero - The Dragonfly. However, scientist Lou Landers has his own plan to become a supervillain. In this comedic take on superhero movies, The Dragonfly attempts to save the world - if he can only keep his tights from riding up his butt.

STUNTS

"Box o' Butters"

Saturday, 10/2 from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Whether he's learning about pimping or vampires, falling in love with flirty waitresses, or trying to wreak havoc as Professor Chaos, everybody loves Butters. So sit back and enjoy eight "South Park" episodes all about Butters. He may not be cool enough for Stan, Cartman and Kyle, but he's sure to bring joy to this Saturday night.

"NYCF FNSU"

Friday, 10/8 from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL brings viewers a night of stand-up showcasing the New York Comedy Festival. All night long the channel features the biggest stars from the festival, giving viewers a sneak peek at the talented roster strutting their stuff in the Big Apple.

"The White Knight"

Sunday, 10/10 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Break out the cigars and brandy and kick back with COMEDY CENTRAL's comedic first knight: Ron White. In back-to-back airings of "You Can't Fix Stupid" and "Behavioral Problems," Ron discusses the affairs of the middle ages, smoking pot, nipple piercings and marriage�a few times over. This is a night with Mr. White that viewers won't want to miss.

"HowlOWeekend"

Saturday, 10/30 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. & Sunday, 10/31 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

It's a spooktacularly funny weekend on COMEDY CENTRAL! Tune in for frightfully funny airings of "Hot Fuzz," "Shaun of the Dead," "The Cable Guy" and "Ugly Americans," followed by even more horror movie hilarity with "Scary Movie 3" & "Scary Movie 4." It ends on Sunday with the Network Television Premiere of "Superhero Movie." Be sure to tune in and avoid the curse of unfunny television.

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.

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· BENSON INTERRUPTION (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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