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[11/04/10 - 08:12 AM]
Comedy Central: December 2010 Programming Highlights
Among the offerings: the network's annual "Hot List" special, airing Sunday, December 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL: December 2010 Programming Highlights

CHECK OUT THE FRESHEST AND FUNNIEST COMEDIANS OF THE YEAR WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "COMEDY CENTRAL'S HOT LIST" ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 10:00 P.M.

WE WISH YOU A FUNNY CHRISTMAS WITH "COMEDY CENTRAL'S 13 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS" SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12 THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH TOSH.0 ON "NEW YEAR'S EVE.0" FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31 AT 9:00 P.M.

This December, it's a holly, jolly laugh-out-loud Christmas on COMEDY CENTRAL with "COMEDY CENTRAL's 13 Days of Xmas" and "New Year's Eve.0." Check out the hottest comedians of the year on "COMEDY CENTRAL's Hot List" and tune in to new episodes of "The Benson Interruption," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" throughout December.

STAND-UP SPECIAL

"COMEDY CENTRAL's Hot List" - World Premiere

Sunday, 12/5 at 10:00 p.m.

Who's the hottest comedian this year? COMEDY CENTRAL knows! And the network is bringing viewers the hottest names in stand-up with "COMEDY CENTRAL's Hot List." Viewers should tune in so they can be the first to know who sizzled on stage in stand-up this year.

MOVIES

"Keeping Up With the Steins" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 12/4 at 2:45 p.m.

Starring Jeremy Piven. As the Fiedler family prepares to give their son Benjamin the most lavish bar mitzvah Los Angeles has ever seen, Benjamin schemes to use his birthday to get his father and grandfather speaking again.

"The Girl Next Door" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 12/4 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Emile Hirsch and Elisha Cuthbert. Matt Kidman thinks he has finally met the girl of his dreams in new next door neighbor Danielle - until his friend reveals that Danielle is actually a former porn star. Danielle opens him up to taking risks and doing things he never thought possible, but it all comes crashing down when Danielle's old producer returns to lure her back to the business.

"The Nutty Professor" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 12/18 at 5:30 p.m.

Starring Eddie Murphy and Jada Pinkett Smith. The lovable, but grossly overweight Professor Sherman Klump is desperate to shed some pounds and impress the new lady in town. When Klump creates a special chemical, he turns himself into a slim, charismatic, yet obnoxious Buddy Love.

"Vegas Vacation" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Sunday, 12/19 at 5:00 p.m.

Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid. The Griswolds are going on vacation again, and this time they're heading to Vegas. While Clark does his best to throw away the family savings at blackjack, Audrey discovers how to work her assets, Rusty hits it big with a new identity and Ellen fends off advances from Wayne Newton - just your typical family vacation.

"Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 12/25 at 3:00 p.m.

Starring Keanu Reeves and George Carlin. Fed up with the excellent world Bill and Ted created, malevolent Chuck DiNomolos sends evil robot doubles of Bill and Ted to 1991 to kill the real duo. In order to save the world from an evil future, the real Bill and Ted have to defeat the grim reaper, escape Hell and take out their evil doubles, all while winning The Battle of the Bands and saving their girlfriends.

"American Virgin" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 12/25 at 12:00 a.m.

Starring Rob Schneider, Jenna Dewan and Bo Burnham. Priscilla is the poster girl for abstinence and purity - after all, she's at college on a scholarship from an abstinence group. But when she inadvertently gets drunk at a party and is filmed topless by a sleazy producer, she and her friends must travel across country to recover the incriminating footage.

"200 Cigarettes" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Friday, 12/31 at 2:30 p.m.

Starring Paul Rudd, Ben Affleck, Courtney Love, Janeane Garafolo, Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson and Christina Ricci. It's New Years Eve and everyone is searching for their midnight kiss. Follow the angst filled artist, Kevin, his friend Lucy, his ex, Ellie and others search to find love, happiness and most importantly, cigarettes, all before the clock strikes midnight.

STUNTS

"COMEDY CENTRAL's 13 Days of Xmas"

Sunday, 12/12 through Friday, 12/24

'Tis the season to be jolly and for the thirteen days of Christmas, COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing all the jolly, joy and hilarious tidings that it can fit into thirteen days! With the hottest stand-up, Mr. Hanky, a sleighful of "Tosh.0" and specials such as "Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special," "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" and "Denis Leary's Merry F#$%n' Christmas Special," COMEDY CENTRAL is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

"New Year's Eve.0"

Friday, 12/31 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Say goodbye to 2010 and hello to 2011 with Daniel Tosh and "New Year's Eve.0." Take a look back and relive Web Redemptions, guess what happens next and finally determine... is it racist? with a stack of "Tosh.0." Or you could watch Ryan Seacrest. Your choice.

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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· BENSON INTERRUPTION (COMEDY CENTRAL)
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