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[06/29/11 - 09:52 AM]
Comedy Central: August 2011 Programming Highlights
New stand-up specials include "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous," "Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" and "Godfrey: Black By Accident."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central: August 2011 Programming Highlights (all times are et/pt)

ACCLAIMED, ACCOMPLISHED AND APPLAUDED COMEDIAN MICHAEL IAN BLACK DEBUTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "MICHAEL IAN BLACK: VERY FAMOUS" ON SATURDAY AUGUST 6, 2011 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R)

TUNE-IN AND SHOW A BROTHER SOME LOVE! THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "LAVELL CRAWFORD: CAN A BROTHER GET SOME LOVE?" AIRS ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

GODFREY IS BACK AND HE'S BLACK... BY ACCIDENT? ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT THE WORLD PREMIERE STAND-UP SPECIAL "GODFREY: BLACK BY ACCIDENT" DEBUTS ON COMEDY CENTRAL

This August, COMEDY CENTRAL debuts a brand new stand-up comedy special from the "Very Famous" comedian, Michael Ian Black when the World Premiere of "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous" debuts on Saturday, August 6 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Don't miss specials from hilarious and irreverent comedians Lavell Crawford and Godfrey when "Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" premieres on Friday, August 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and "Godfrey: Black By Accident" debuts on Saturday, August 27 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Also in August, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," "Futurama" and "Ugly Americans."

SPECIALS

"Michael Ian Black: Very Famous" - World Premiere

Saturday, 8/6 11:00 p.m. - Midnight

From performing with his comedy troupes "The State" and "Stella," Michael Ian Black has appeared in countless TV and movie roles, but this time COMEDY CENTRAL is giving their viewers the opportunity to get him all to themselves. Spend a very intimate hour with Michael Ian Black as he discusses sky diving for the first time and his children's non-creative Halloween costumes in this World Premiere comedy special, "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous."

"Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" - World Premiere

Friday, 8/12 11:00 p.m. - Midnight

"Last Comic Standing" Runner-Up Lavell Crawford keeps his debut one-hour comedy special, "Can A Brother Get Some Love?," a family affair when discussing his ever loving mama, arguing with siblings over Halloween costumes and even impregnating his wife. For Crawford, there is no subject too taboo. Show some love and tune-in for this World Premiere special.

"Godfrey: Black By Accident" - World Premiere

Saturday, 8/27 11:00 p.m. - Midnight

Godfrey presents his first ever comedy special with the World Premiere of "Godfrey: Black By Accident." Godfrey is no stranger to the urban landscape and in "Black By Accident" he shares his knowledge on how to deal with the "subway humpers," why he hates mittens and the perils of "swamp ass." Don't miss the side-splitting premiere of "Godfrey: Black By Accident."

STUNTS

"Snark Week"

Monday, 8/1 - Saturday, 8/6

What's scarier than sharks? Snarks. Move over Shark Week, COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing "Snark Week," hosted by the "jaws"-dropping humor of Michael Ian Black. Check out COMEDY CENTRAL's snarkiest programs all week long, culminating with the premiere of Michael Ian Black's bitingly funny new stand-up special, "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous," on Saturday, August 6, at 11:00 p.m.

"30 Minutes or Less" Friday Night Stand-Up (working title)

Friday, 8/5 9:00 p.m. - Midnight

The week is finally over, so sit down and steal some laughs! Tonight's Friday Night Stand-Up is brought to you by the new comedic movie "30 Minutes or Less," staring Nick Swardson and Aziz Ansari. To get ready for their poorly planned heist check out "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Nick Swardson" and "Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments For A Sensual Evening."

"Fright Night" Friday Night Stand-Up (working title)

Friday, 8/12 9:00 p.m. - Midnight

Tune in on Friday, August 12 to catch some frighteningly funny Friday Night Stand-Up sponsored by the movie "Fright Night." Make sure to catch all the thrills, chills and laughter this Friday along with the World Premiere of "Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?"

"South Park" Stunt (TBD title)

Saturday, 8/13 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.; Sunday, 8/14 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 pm.

Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman are here for a two-night marathon of fan favorite episodes of "South Park." Come on down to South Park and please leave Kitty at home.

COMEDY CENTRAL: Up In Flames

Sunday, 8/28 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.; Monday, 8/29, Tuesday 8/30 and Wednesday, 8/31 10:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

The dog days of summer are here and COMEDY CENTRAL is bursting into flames. The network is bringing you a full week of our hottest and most hilarious "Roasts." Catch all of the memorable zingers and dings as comedians fire insults and jokes at Hollywood's most notorious celebs.

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, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom and GameTrailers.





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· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· JON BENJAMIN HAS A VAN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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