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[04/04/12 - 10:23 AM]
Comedy Central: May 2012 Programming Highlights
Look for the new stand-up series "The Half Hour" plus the return of "Tosh.0" and "Workaholics."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central: May 2012 Programming Highlights

(all times are et/pt)

"THE COMEDY AWARDS" PREMIERE ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ON SUNDAY, MAY 6 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT

THE KING OF CRINGE-WORTHY VIRAL VIDEOS IS BACK! "TOSH.0" RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES ON TUESDAY, MAY 29 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

ADAM, BLAKE AND ANDERS ARE FULLY TORQUED FOR THE THIRD SEASON PREMIERE OF "WORKAHOLICS" ON TUESDAY, MAY 29 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

COMEDY CENTRAL'S BRAND-NEW STAND-UP SERIES "THE HALF HOUR" DEBUTS ON FRIDAY, MAY 11 AT 11:00 P.M. AND 11:30 P.M. ET/PT

THIS MAY COMEDY CENTRAL IS YIELDING ITS AIRWAVES TO SOME OF THE FUNNIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD! CATCH ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIALS FROM TRACY MORGAN, HANNIBAL BURESS AND REGGIE WATTS

This May, the second annual "The Comedy Awards," the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, will air on Sunday, May 6. Daniel Tosh and his razor-sharp wit and biting commentary return to the network when new episodes of "Tosh.0" begin on Tuesday, May 29, followed by the third season premiere of "Workaholics." Also in May, COMEDY CENTRAL is standing up for comedy with the premiere of the brand-new stand-up series "The Half Hour" on Friday, May 11, along with all-new one-hour stand-up specials from Tracy Morgan ("Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue"), Hannibal Buress ("Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace") and Reggie Watts ("Reggie Watts: A LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK"). In addition, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report."

SERIES

"The Half Hour" (Series Premiere)

Friday, May 11 at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT

COMEDY CENTRAL is shining the spotlight on some of the funniest and most unique comedians out there today with the premiere of "The Half Hour." The new stand-up series was filmed at Royale in Boston in front of a live audience and features comedians Neal Brennan, Na'im Lynn, Joe Mande, David O'Doherty, Garfunkel & Oates (Kate Micucci & Riki Lindholm), Michael Palascak, Jesse Popp, Rory Scovel, Maronzio Vance, Nick Vatterott, Theo Von and Brendon Walsh debuting their first solo COMEDY CENTRAL specials every Friday night at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

"Tosh.0" (New Episodes Begin)

Tuesday, May 29 from 10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

Daniel Tosh is back to break down that vast field of twarties, vlogs, hashtags, and deluded YouTube sensations for your viewing pleasure. Tune in to catch Tosh's takes on the online Universe when "Tosh.0" begins airing new episodes on Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00 p.m.

"Workaholics" (Season Three Premiere)

Tuesday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

Adam, Blake and Anders are back at work in a third 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." Grab the bear coat and chug a beer - the third season debuts Tuesday, May 29, at 10:30 p.m.

SPECIALS

"The Comedy Awards" (Second Annual)

Sunday, May 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

"The Comedy Awards," now in its second year, is dedicated to celebrating the art of comedy with an historic, one-night-only celebration honoring the most talented writers, directors, actors and stand-ups, who provided the laugh track to our lives this past year. The ceremony will take place at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, April 28 and premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, May 6. "Modern Family," "Bridesmaids," "30 Rock," "Crazy, Stupid, Love." and Louis C.K. lead the nominations for 2012 and fans can vote for "Breakout Performer of the Year." Robin Williams is this year's recipient of the prestigious "Stand-Up Icon" award and Don Rickles will be honored with the "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence," both of which will be presented during this year's ceremony. A full list of nominees for the 2012 "Comedy Awards" can be found at www.thecomedyawards.com. Click here to view a highlight reel from last year's show. Follow "The Comedy Awards" on Twitter @TheComedyAwards.

"Reggie Watts: A LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK" (World Premiere)

Friday, May 11 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. ET/PT

Reggie Watts is a musician, comedian, and performance artist all rolled up in one. See his original take on comedy when he performs live in Central Park with new performance pieces and songs.

"Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue" (Network Television Premiere)

Sunday, May 13 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

In the network television premiere of his outrageous new stand-up special, Tracy Morgan isn't afraid to get dirty as he takes on diabetes, cocaine, national security, and dealing with women's attitudes in the bedroom.

"Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace" COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up Special (World Premiere)

Sunday, May 20 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight ET/PT

With his laid-back swagger and unexpected point of view, Hannibal Buress finds truth and absurdity in everything he sees. In his first hour-long stand-up special, Buress lets us into his offbeat world where the Holy Ghost is a hot new dance style and you can never have too much apple juice. Catch "Animal Furnace" and see why Hannibal Buress is one of the most exciting names in contemporary stand-up.

STUNTS

"The Comedy Awards" Playlist

Friday, May 4 from 9:00 p.m. - Midnight ET/PT

Get warmed up for "The Comedy Awards" on Sunday, May 6, with "The Comedy Awards" Playlist: a night of specials featuring nominees, past winners, and general hilarity.

"Tosh.0" Rewind (working title)

Sunday, May 27 from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

Get ready for all-new episodes of "Tosh.0" by catching up with eight episodes from season four. Play "Is it Racist?," meet European men, and tackle bullying to get ready for all-new episodes on Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00 p.m.

"South Park" 24*-Hour Marathon (working title)

Sunday, May 27 from 11:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. ET/PT and Monday, May 28 from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

It's a full day of "South Park" this Memorial Day Weekend - go to sleep with the boys, wake up with them, or just stay up all night! Binge on "South Park" like never before.

Back to Work

Monday, May 28 from 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. ET/PT

Spend this Memorial Day getting ready to go back to work with three guys who are just as motivated about it as you are. Join Adam, Anders and Blake for six back-to-back episodes of pranks at the office and hijinks back home.

MOVIES

"I Spy" (COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere)

Saturday, May 5 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET/PT

Starring Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson. When the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter ever created is stolen from the U.S. government, it is up to one of the top U.S. agency spies and a professional athlete to hunt it down and return it home.





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· HALF HOUR, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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