or


[03/07/12 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central: April 2012 Programming Highlights - "Jo Koy: Lights Out," "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" & "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions"
In addition, check out all-new episodes of "Tosh.0," "South Park" and "Ugly Americans."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central: April 2012 Programming Highlights - "Jo Koy: Lights Out," "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" & "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions"

(all times are et/pt)

HIT THE LIGHTS! THE COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL "JO KOY: LIGHTS OUT" DEBUTS SUNDAY, APRIL 1 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

SPEND SOME QUALITY TIME WITH PATTON OSWALT WHEN THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "PATTON OSWALT: FINEST HOUR" DEBUTS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

PAUL F. TOMPKINS TAKES VIEWERS ON A HILARIOUS TOUR OF HIS VARIED CAREER IN THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL "PAUL F. TOMPKINS: LABORING UNDER DELUSIONS" DEBUTING SATURDAY, APRIL 21 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

This April, Comedy Central will be premiering two original one-hour stand-up specials from Jo Koy and Paul F. Tompkins: "Jo Koy: Lights Out" debuts on Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusion" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Also this month, the network television premiere of Patton Oswalt's greatest work airs when "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "South Park" and "Ugly Americans."

SPECIALS

"Jo Koy: Lights Out" - Comedy Central Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special

Sunday, April 1 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Jo Koy is back with an all-new Comedy Central one-hour special filled with hilarious stories about his life and family. Find out why sleep is a near-death experience for the comedian, what he thinks is the number one mistake all parents make and why his son will always associate the image of his naked father with earthquakes. Newcomers will be arrested by Jo's animated style and fans will find plenty of laughs from the comedian they love. "Jo Koy: Lights Out" debuts on Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

"Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

In this Network Television Premiere, Patton Oswalt shares his thoughts on romantic comedies, being a new dad, the art of vomiting, and imagining what it would be like if Jesus was a superhero.

"Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions" - Comedy Central Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special

Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight

When it comes to odd jobs, Paul F. Tompkins has experienced them all, stand-up comedian included. In his latest Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special Tompkins (supported by his impressive mustache) takes viewers on a hilarious tour of his varied career. Relive his glory days as an embittered video store employee, a hat shop salesman catering to tourists looking for "king hats," an actor with an improbable cameo in an epic film, and anxious host of VH1's "Best Week Ever." "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusion" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

MOVIES

"Semi-Pro" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, April 7 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Starring Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson. Nineteen-seventies one-hit basketball wonder Jackie Moon dreams of a merger between his basketball team, the Flint Tropics, and the NBA. When the opportunity presents itself, Jackie vows to do whatever it takes to lead his team to victory.

"Stan Helsing" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, April 14 from 11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Starring Kenan Thompson and Leslie Nielsen. Following in the footsteps of "Scary Movie," "Stan Helsing" parodies the grand array of monster flicks that have haunted audiences for years. Stan Helsing and his crew go on a journey that will bring them face to face with Hollywood's scariest bad guys, from Chucky to Freddy Krueger to a Jewish Mike Myers.

"Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" - Comedy Central Premiere

Sunday, April 15 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller. Average Joe Peter LaFleur is losing his gym to his bitter rival, overly competitive fitness guru White Goodman. In a fight to save his gym, LaFleur puts together a team of misfits and enters a dodgeball tournament, only to find Goodman and his crew has done the same. What ensues is an epic battle of strength and wit... dodgeball style.

"Dumb & Dumber" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, April 21 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. When simple-minded friends Harry and Lloyd find a briefcase, they make it their mission to return it to its beautiful owner. Unaware that the case is actually full of ransom money, the two embark on a bumbling journey where they encounter criminals, cops, and a whole mess of trouble in this comedy classic.





  [march 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)











[03/05/15 - 02:44 PM]
Little Women Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple with Lifetime(R)'s "Little Women: NY" Premiering on March 25
Viewers first got a glimpse of New York's Lila Call, when she made waves with the "Little Women: LA" cast and now they'll get to see her in action on her home turf with her group of east coast besties.

[03/05/15 - 01:13 PM]
Samantha Bee Heading to TBS - Former "Daily Show" Correspondent Signs Up to Host Comedy Series
The new show, which is in the early stages of development, is being planned as a platform for Bee to apply her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.

[03/05/15 - 01:08 PM]
Great American Country Renews Three Popular Series
The network announced the renewal of season two of "Flippin' RVs" (Justin and Anna Scribner), season three of "Junk Gypsies" (Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes) and season four of "Celebrity Motor Homes" (Blair Herter).

[03/05/15 - 11:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards" Host Nick Jonas, Platinum Selling Rapper Iggy Azalea with Grammy-Winner Jennifer Hudson, And Award Winning Pop-Rock Band 5 Seconds of Summer to Perform at This Year's Show
"We are so excited to be nominated and perform at the Kids' Choice Awards! It's our first time at the show and it's going to be awesome!" said 5 Seconds of Summer.

[03/05/15 - 11:53 AM]
Starz Announces Elisabeth Shue and Jason Schwartzman to Guest Star on "Blunt Talk"
Shue and Schwartzman will both appear as possible guests for Walter Blunt's (Patrick Stewart) nightly cable news show "Blunt Talk."

[03/05/15 - 11:41 AM]
#BieberRoast Roasters to Include Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Natasha Leggero, Ludacris, Shaq, Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart and More!
This year's dais will also feature some of today's hottest comedians including Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Natasha Leggero and Jeffrey Ross.

[03/05/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" Returns with Brand New Episodes
Special half-hour episodes will air Saturday, March 7 and April 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/05/15 - 11:17 AM]
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Deliver Decisive February Sweep Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the February sweeps period.

[03/05/15 - 10:59 AM]
"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," Highlighting Stories of Former Church of Scientology Members, Who Detail Their Lives as Followers, Debuts March 29 on HBO
Alex Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, detailing their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.

[03/05/15 - 10:35 AM]
AMC Continues the "Mad Men" Celebration with the Release of a Series of Tributes
Bryan Cranston, David O. Russell and Gayle King, among others, reminisce about the pilot, memorable moments and the end of the "Mad Men" era.

[03/05/15 - 10:06 AM]
Cast and Creators of NBC's Hit Comedy "Undateable" Up the Fun at SXSW with Comedy Showcase and Panel
Co-creator and executive producer Bill Lawrence will lead the comedy tour with series stars Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches and Rick Glassman.

[03/05/15 - 10:06 AM]
Four Conference Champions Punch NCAA Tickets on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1, for the second consecutive year, is the exclusive home for the entire BIG EAST Men's Basketball Tournament from Madison Square Garden in New York City, including on-site studio coverage throughout the event.

[03/05/15 - 10:00 AM]
"ACM Presents: Superstar Duets!," A New Entertainment Special Featuring an Unprecedented Lineup of Country Music Legends Performng Alongside This Year's ACM Award Nominees and Chart-Topping Artists, To Be Broadcast Friday, May 15 on CBS
Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band and Florida Georgia Line among those slated to appear.

[03/05/15 - 09:33 AM]
Series Premiere of "CSI: Cyber" Posts Significant Gains in the Time Period and Versus Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/15 - 08:46 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Real Story That Inspired CBS' Limited Event Series "The Dovekeepers"
The new one-hour special, "Siege of Masada," premiering Friday, March 27 at 9:00/8:00c, examines the evidence behind this powerful legend.