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[12/20/10 - 11:43 AM]
Comedy Central February 2011 Programming Highlights
New stand-up specials include "Billy Gardell: Halftime" and "Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central February 2011 Programming Highlights

(all times are ET/PT)

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND COMEDY CENTRAL(R) IS CELEBRATING WITH A WEEKEND OF SPECIALS AND MOVIES FROM FEBRUARY 18-20

PATRICE PROCLAIMS THE PROHIBITED IN THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL WORLD PREMIERE STAND-UP SPECIAL "PATRICE O'NEAL: ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM" DEBUTING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

BILLY GARDELL SUFFERS A MID-LIFE CRISIS IN THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "BILLY GARDELL: HALFTIME" AIRING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT

This February, COMEDY CENTRAL is celebrating Black History Month with specials such as Patrice O'Neal's first COMEDY CENTRAL Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special, "Patrice O'Neal: Elephant In The Room," the Network Television Premiere of "Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me," programming from Eddie Griffin, Katt Williams, Kevin Hart and Sinbad and stack of favorite movies. Also debuting in February is the one hour World Premiere Special from "Mike and Molly's" breakout star, "Billy Gardell: Half Time." Spend this Valentine's Day with TV's most loving bar owners with a stack of episodes of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and tune in for all new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "Onion SportsDome" and "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents" all February long.

Stand-Up Specials

"Billy Gardell: Halftime" - World Premiere

Saturday, 2/5 at 9:00 p.m.

Billy Gardell is the star of the hit sitcom "Mike and Molly" and is taking his comedy to the stage. Performing "Halftime" from his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, Gardell rants about childhood relationships, technology overload, parenting and dealing with a mild mid-life crisis. No teleprompter here, just a microphone and his thoughts.

"Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room" - COMEDY CENTRAL Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special

Saturday, 2/19 at 10:00 p.m.

In brutally hilarious fashion, Patrice O'Neal reveals the unspoken truths about the value of white women, cheating, safe sex and the need for an official Harassment Day in his first original one-hour World Premiere Stand-Up Special, "Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room." Known to many from XM Radio's "Opie and Anthony Show," in addition to being a longtime network favorite ("Shorties Watchin' Shorties" and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn"), O'Neal gets away with saying what you wouldn't even dare to think.

"Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me" - Network Television Premiere

Sunday, 2/20 at 10:00 p.m.

In this Emmy(R)-nominated special, Wanda Sykes talks about the adventures of motherhood, revealing to the world that she is a lesbian, getting a bikini wax for the first time and how cool Barack Obama is as a black president. Everything from pirates to healthcare is discussed in this not-to-be-missed Stand-Up Special.

MOVIES

"The 40-Year-Old Virgin" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 2/12 and Sunday, 2/13 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen. This hilarious comedy is a tale about losing virginity´┐Ż at the age of forty. Andy (Steve Carell) has never had sex and when his buddies find out it becomes their mission to help him lose his virginity. Along the way, Andy falls in love with single mom Trish, which complicates his friends' goal to help him lose his v-card.

"My Best Friend's Girl" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 2/26 and Sunday, 2/27 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Dane Cook, Kate Hudson and Jason Biggs. When Dustin (Jason Biggs) gets dumped by his girlfriend Alexis (Kate Hudson), he hires Tank (Dane Cook) to take her out on the worst date of her life, proving to her that Dustin is her perfect match. However, the plan backfires when Alexis realizes that Tank is exactly the randy fun she needs in her life. When Tank develops feelings for her, will he stay true to his friendship with Dustin or choose Alexis?

CELEBRATIONS

VALENTINE'S DAY

"It's Always Sunny on Valentine's Day"

Monday, 2/14 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

This Valentine's Day, take a lesson from the gang at Paddy's Pub and show a beloved one you care - by banging their mom. Snuggle up with Mac, Dennis, Dee and Frank as they play Cupid with, and on, one another with four back-to-back episodes of hate sex, revenge weddings and erotic espionage in "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

"Black by Popular Demand"

Friday, 2/18 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Saturday, 2/19 and Sunday, 2/20 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing viewers "Black by Popular Demand" all weekend long with favorite movies, such as "First Sunday," and hilarious stand-up from stars such as Katt Williams, Kevin Hart and Sinbad. And that's not all! Catch the World Premieres of "Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room" and "Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell Them I Said It" and the Network Television Premiere of "Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me." This weekend, black is back and better than ever!

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