Comedy Central: September 2011 Programming Highlights
(all times are et/pt)
CHARLIE SHEEN GETS SCORCHED IN THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
THE "COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN"
ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
"TOSH.0" RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES
ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
THE SLACKERS ARE BACK!
COMEDY CENTRAL'S NEWEST HIT SERIES "WORKAHOLICS"
DEBUTS ITS SECOND SEASON ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
"30 ROCK" PREMIERES ON COMEDY CENTRAL ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
AIRING WEEKNIGHTS AT 7:00 AND 7:30 P.M. ET/PT
JEFF DUNHAM AND HIS CLEVER CAST OF CHARACTERS RETURN TO COMEDY CENTRAL
WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
"JEFF DUNHAM: CONTROLLED CHAOS"
ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
This September is going to be epic for COMEDY CENTRAL as the all-comedy channel extends the summer heat with new series, new seasons and new specials throughout the month, headlined by Hollywood's most notorious bad boy, who will win the night when the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen" premieres on Monday, September 19 at 10:00 p.m. The Roast kicks off COMEDY CENTRAL's own premiere week with the network's debut of the Emmy(R) Award-winning series "30 Rock," beginning on September 19 and airing weeknights at 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and continues the following night with the fall season premiere of the network's most-watched series, "Tosh.0" (September 20 at 10:00 p.m.), followed by the second season premiere of COMEDY CENTRAL's newest hit, "Workaholics" (September 20 at 10:30 p.m.). The week is capped off Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 p.m. by the return of Jeff Dunham and his infamous gang of characters with the World Premiere of an all-new, stand-up special, "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos." Also in September, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert provide their inimitable take of the day's news with all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report."
"30 Rock" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere
weeknights at 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., beginning Monday, September 19
Starring Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Tracy Morgan and Alec Baldwin. Running "TGS with Tracy Jordan" is not easy for head writer Liz Lemon, especially when she has to deal with stars that have the combined maturity of a fourth grader, an executive constantly dispensing corporate wisdom and a personal life one could charitably describe as "depressing." Catch all of the one-liners, behind-the-scenes action and wild humor from this multiple-Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy weeknights at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m. when it has its COMEDY CENTRAL debut on Monday, September 19.
"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen" - World Premiere
Monday, September 19 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Charlie Sheen's "winning" streak comes to a screeching halt as he becomes the next COMEDY CENTRAL Roastee, where his warlock skills and tiger blood will not stand a chance against the insults and jabs that will be flying at him from the dais. Before the premiere of the not-to-be missed "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen" on Monday, September 19 at 10:00 p.m. viewers can tune-in at 9:45 p.m. for the "Roast Pre-Show" to see all of the Roasters, the Roast Master and the Roastee himself before they all take stage on the notoriously brutal dais.
"Tosh.0" - Fall Season Premiere
Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 p.m.
Daniel Tosh is back to break down the vast field of twarties, vlogs, hashtags and deluded YouTube sensations. Tune-in for a brand new season of Tosh's takes on the online universe when the fall season premiere of "Tosh.0" debuts on Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
"Workaholics" - Season Two Premiere
Tuesday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
Adam, Blake and Anders are back at work in an all-new season of the hit series, "Workaholics." Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day...even if they don't know what day it is. Best friends who work together from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9, the gang is back to tackle their work/life balance in a new season of "Workaholics." The second season of "Workaholics" debuts Tuesday, September 20, at 10:30 p.m.
"Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" - World Premiere
Sunday, September 25 from 9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Jeff Dunham is back with an all-new COMEDY CENTRAL special that offers his millions of fans brand-new laughs and hilarious additions to his famed troupe of sidekicks. Find out what everyone has been up to, who Achmed has been silencing and even meet two new Dunham characters: Achmed Junior, the not-as-equally skeletal son of Achmed the Dead Terrorist, and Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself. Don't miss the premiere of "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" on Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 p.m.
"Nick Swardson's Pretend Time Clip Show" (working title)
Wednesday, September 28 at 10:30 p.m.
Nick Swardson is here for the party and he wants to share it with all COMEDY CENTRAL viewers. Join Nick as he shows off some clips from "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" to get everyone pumped for season two premiering on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m.
Hardly Working Weekend (working title)
Saturday, September 3 & Sunday, September 4
Working hard or hardly working? It's Labor Day Weekend and COMEDY CENTRAL and the guys from "Workaholics" are inviting viewers to be the hardest working couch potatoes their sofas have ever seen. Join Adam, Anders and Blake as they celebrate the holiday by tuning in for a long weekend of movies and series marathons sure to get anyone in the mood for fall - if they plan to spend the fall blowing off work.
"Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" Monday (working title)
Monday, September 5 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Duck the paparazzi and gather up the entourage as comedian and actor Nick Swardson hosts a block of programming to get viewers excited for his upcoming movie "Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star."
Gabriel Iglesias Friday Night Stand-Up (working title)
Friday, September 30 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Join everyone's favorite fluffy comedian in a Hawaiian shirt, Gabriel Iglesias, for this Friday's FNSU. Stand-up from Gabriel himself and the Payaso Comedy Slam will get viewers ready for the new series "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" premiering Thursday, October 6 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
"Shallow Hal" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere
Saturday, September 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Starring Jack Black, Jason Alexander and Gwyneth Paltrow. Hal wants a girlfriend, but he only has eyes for superficial beauty. After a mishap, Hal sees everyone for who they are on the inside, including the obese, but lovely, Rosemary. Can Hal hold on to true love if it means sacrificing a hot exterior?
(C) 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
"Drillbit Taylor" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere
Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Starring Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, David Koechner and Lisa Lampanelli. Drillbit Taylor is a homeless veteran in need of a job. Ryan, Wade and Emmet are three high school nerds in need of a bodyguard. When they hire Drillbit to be their bodyguard, they find out he is clueless on how to protect them and only seems to know how to take their money. In an attempt to keep his job, Drillbit enrolls them in some physical and mental training.
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