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[05/31/11 - 11:14 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" Airs Wednesdays at 10:30 P.M. This Summer Beginning With a Special Two-Night Series Premiere Event on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 P.M.
The irreverent fake news magazine/narrative show will launch on June 14 following "Tosh.0."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Are You Brave Enough To Step Inside? Comedy Central's(R) "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" Airs Wednesdays at 10:30 P.M. This Summer Beginning With a Special Two-Night Series Premiere Event on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 P.M.

Ten-Episode Series Stars H. Jon Benjamin And His News Crew Featuring Leo Allen, Nathan Fielder And Gary Wilmes

Two-Night Special Series Premiere Event Kicks Off On Tuesday, June 14 At 10:30 P.M. Followed By A New Episode In Its Regular Timeslot On Wednesday, June 15 At 10:30 P.M.

Users Can Visit comedycentral.com For Episode Highlights, Preview Clips And Exclusive Videos

"Jon Benjamin Has A Van" Episodes Will Be Available Day-After-Air In HD On iTunes, xBox/Zune, Playstation And Amazon

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 -- Step inside the van and get whisked away by H. Jon Benjamin and his investigative news team in COMEDY CENTRAL's new half-hour scripted series, "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," as they journey to the heart of America, the streets of New York, foreign lands, even the depths of space, delivering reports in an innovative style unique to the show. Emmy(R)-nominated Benjamin ("Archer," "Bob's Burgers") takes viewers on the ride of their lives in this inventive, irreverent fake news magazine/narrative show that will air Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.

"Jon Benjamin Has a Van" will commence with a special, two-night premiere event with the series premiere ("Border") airing on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 p.m., following an all-new episode of "Tosh.0," before settling into its regular timeslot (Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.) the following night with another all-new episode ("Little Italy"). The series is executive produced by Benjamin, Andrew Steele and Funny or Die, Leo Allen and Dave Kneebone of Abso Lutely Productions. Lisa Leingang is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

In the action-packed series premiere, "Border," on Tuesday, June 14, Benjamin lands the first ever on-camera interview with notorious Guatemalan drug lord "El Manta Blanca," plays "Ca$h Stall" with his surprised contestants and talks with an American soldier suffering from pre-traumatic stress disorder. He also heads south to follow up on a story he did two years ago on U.S./Mexico border security.

The following night, a new episode will air as the series settles into its regular timeslot on Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. In this episode, "Little Italy," Benjamin discovers a secret in New York's Little Italy that leads to him being caught in the middle of a deadly conflict. He also interviews a hero who has shown courage and fortitude under duress; in a "Jon Takes On" segment, he takes an in-depth look at an issue most are still afraid to address - gay marriage; and, finally, he receives computer tips from the elderly.

Launching in June, the "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" website will be the destination for episode highlights and preview clips, as well as exclusive web content. On Sunday, June 12, Benjamin and www.comedycentral.com will be broadcasting live from the comedy tent at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In addition to live performances from COMEDY CENTRAL stand-ups, Benjamin is the man on the scene at the festival, bringing the exploits of his visit straight to the online audience.

Beginning on Thursday, June 16, each episode of "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" will be available in HD the day-after-air on iTunes, Xbox/Zune, Playstation and Amazon.

Actor, writer and producer, Benjamin has garnered an extensive list of credits in some of television's most entertaining series. Along with creating COMEDY CENTRAL'S "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," Benjamin currently can be heard as the voice of "Sterling Archer" in the FX animated hit, "Archer," for which he received an Emmy(R) Nomination for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, as well as the voice of "Bob Belcher" in Fox's "Bob's Burgers."

Benjamin has a long history on COMEDY CENTRAL, where he is best known as the voice of "Dr. Katz's" lazy son, "Ben," in the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning animated series, "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist," which ran from 1995-1999. In 2006, he and David Cross created the COMEDY CENTRAL animated series, "Freak Show," where he voiced the character, "Tuck." He also wrote, co-produced and appeared as numerous characters in "Important Things with Demetri Martin." In addition, Benjamin's distinctive voice has also been heard on Fox's "Family Guy," Cartoon Network's "Home Movies" and several series on Adult Swim, including "Assy McGee," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" and "The Ventura Bros."

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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· ARCHER (FXX)
· BOB'S BURGERS (FOX)
· JON BENJAMIN HAS A VAN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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