COMEDY CENTRAL: June 2011 Programming Highlights
(all times are et/pt)
ALL THIS MAN NEEDS IS HIS VAN
JON BENJAMIN SHARES WORLD VIEWS AND NEWS FROM BEHIND THE WHEEL
WITH THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "JON BENJAMIN HAS A VAN"
ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
ALL-NEW EPISODES OF "FUTURAMA"
DEBUT THURSDAY, JUNE 23 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
COMEDY CENTRAL(R) IS HEADING BACK TO THE "FUTURAMA"
TO CATCH UP ON THE FIRST HALF OF SEASON SIX JUNE 19 AT 5:00 P.M. ET/PT
ZOMBIE ROOMMATES, HOT DEMONIC GIRLFRIENDS AND BOSSES, LITERALLY, FROM HELL
ALL NEW EPISODES OF COMEDY CENTRAL'S NEWEST
HIT ANIMATED SERIES, "UGLY AMERICANS"
PREMIERES THURSDAY JUNE 30 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
This June, COMEDY CENTRAL debuts a brand new series and brings back two fan favorites. On June 15 at 10:30 p.m. the network debuts "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" starring the lead voice actor from "Archer" and "Bob's Burgers," Jon Benjamin, as he travels in his van to bring people news stories in style. Thursday nights on COMEDY CENTRAL are about to get animation packed. First, "Futurama" returns with a batch of all-new episodes on June 23 at 10:00 p.m., followed one week later by the second season of "Ugly Americans," which premieres on June 30 at 10:30 p.m. Also in June, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "Workaholics," "Sports Show with Norm Macdonald" and "South Park."
"Jon Benjamin Has a Van" Season Premiere
Wednesday 6/15 at 10:30 p.m.
Jon Benjamin takes you for a ride in his van in this new inventive, irreverent and hilarious narrative/fake news magazine comedy show, "Jon Benjamin Has a Van." Every week Benjamin brings you fresh and unique takes on stories from all across America. Each show is a new adventure where Benjamin unwittingly becomes part of a story he's investigating. From hard hitting news to the softer side of human interest stories - Benjamin, and his van, are there. Hop in!
"Futurama" Season 6b Premiere
Thursday, 6/23 at 10:00 p.m.
Seven years after its last original episode aired on Fox, the sixth season premiere of "Futurama" last June led COMEDY CENTRAL to its best Thursday prime ever among young men. "Futurama" focuses on the life of Philip Fry (Billy West), a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy who accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999 and wakes up 1,000 years later with a fresh start at life and a "diverse" new group of friends including Leela (Katey Sagal), a tough but lovely one-eyed alien and Bender (John DiMaggio), a robot who possesses human characteristics and flaws. The series aired for five seasons on Fox (1999 to 2003), earning Emmy(R) nominations each season while winning three times, including "Outstanding Animated Program" in 2002. "Futurama," created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen, is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television, with Rough Draft Studios, Inc. contributing the animation.
"Ugly Americans" Season Two Premiere
Thursday, 6/30 at 10:30 p.m.
COMEDY CENTRAL's latest animated hit series, "Ugly Americans," is back for a second season of all new episodes. Tune in to follow New York City's Department of Integration social worker, Mark Lilly, as he helps integrate his students into life in the Big Apple. Mark has a lot on his plate between hanging out with Randall, his zombie roommate and dealing with Callie, his hot demonic girlfriend. Plus, his wizard office mate, Leonard, and demon boss, Twayne, don't make his life any easier. Whether he's avoiding his evil clone, being best man at a co-worker's long delayed wedding, or participating in an End of Days "Pre-Enactment", Mark experiences city life like no one has ever never seen before. With a cast of characters as wild as New York City itself, this season of "Ugly Americans" is sure to be filled with even crazier adventures and bigger laughs.
Back to the "Futurama" (working title)
Sunday, 6/19 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Forget about gassing up the DeLorean to go back in time, catch up on the first half of "Futurama's" sixth season before new episodes put us back in the future starting on Thursday, June 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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