or


[03/11/13 - 09:38 AM]
April Is Stand-Up Month at Comedy Central(R) Featuring the Premieres of All-New Stand-Up Specials and Encores of Fan Favorites
New specials are on tap from Kristen Schaal, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Norton and Al Madrigal.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

APRIL IS STAND-UP MONTH AT COMEDY CENTRAL(R) FEATURING THE PREMIERES OF ALL-NEW STAND-UP SPECIALS AND ENCORES OF FAN FAVORITES

Stand-Up Month Includes One-Hour Special Premieres from Kristen Schaal, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Norton and Al Madrigal

8th Annual South Beach Comedy Festival Runs from April 17-21, 2013

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 - April is Stand-Up Month on COMEDY CENTRAL, featuring four premiere stand-up specials throughout the month, as well as the eighth annual South Beach Comedy Festival. "Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore" premieres Monday, April 1 at midnight ET/PT; the supersized two-night world premiere of Gabriel Iglesias' new special "Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" airs on Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT; the network television premiere of "Jim Norton: Please Be Offended" airs Saturday, April 20, at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT; and the COMEDY CENTRAL original one-hour stand-up special "Al Madrigal: Why is the Rabbit Crying?" debuts Friday, April 26 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Rounding out the month of exciting stand-up programming are one-hour specials from fan favorites including Jeff Dunham, Daniel Tosh, Aziz Ansari, Katt Williams and Chris Rock, as well as the South Beach Comedy Festival, returning to Miami Beach Wednesday, April 17 to Sunday, April 21.

Known to many as a contributor on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and as an eccentric crazed fan on HBO's "Flight of the Conchords," Kristen Schaal kicks off the month by unleashing her hysterical comedic wit upon San Francisco in her first COMEDY CENTRAL original one-hour special. Follow Schaal on Twitter at @kristenschaaled.

Not to be outdone, Gabriel Iglesias is back with an all-new special that's too fluffy for one night, so it has to be shown over two. Taped in beautiful Hawaii, "Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" airs two Sundays in a row, adding up to a super-sized special in which Fluffy takes us into his crazy world as the biggest international comedy sensation around. Follow Iglesias on Twitter at @fluffyguy.

South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach Wednesday, April 17 to Sunday, April 21 for another stellar comedy showcase featuring some of the world's favorite entertainers. Now in its eighth year, the South Beach Comedy Festival continues to grow and remains one of the premiere comedy festivals for top comedic talent and fans across the country. This year's event features Bill Burr, Jamel Debouzze, Pete Holmes, Jim Jefferies, Seth Meyers, Tracy Morgan, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman and many more. Tickets are available through www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com, www.livenation.com, the Fillmore box office, all TicketMaster outlets or charge-by-phone: 1-800-745-3000.

Later in the month, king of cringe Jim Norton is back with an all-new stand-up special that leaves nothing to the imagination. In "Jim Norton: Please Be Offended," Norton turns his signature dirty mind to topics from airport profiling, to TV shows and celebrity privacy, daring the viewers to get offended. Follow Norton on Twitter at @JimNorton.

Celebrated stand-up comedian, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" correspondent, and LA family man Al Madrigal debuts his first COMEDY CENTRAL one-hour stand-up special, "Why Is The Rabbit Crying?" Madrigal brings his unstoppable storytelling style to the special, telling true tales of Coach Frankie, the Cholo soccer dad; "Liam Neeson," the mushroom-addled cleaning lady; and Jesus the day laborer, closing out Stand-Up Month in spectacular fashion. Follow Madrigal on Twitter at @almadrigal.

Leading up to the on-air premieres, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the specials.





  [march 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[11/24/17 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides NFL to Thanksgiving Victory
The Peacock easily wins the holiday night in all categories.

[11/23/17 - 09:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors with ABC
The Alphabet's annual telecast of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" is the top adults 18-49 draw while "Survivor" is the most-watched program.

[11/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Off ABC, "DWTS" Finale
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/22/17 - 06:30 AM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Film "El Camino Christmas," Launching December 8
Tim Allen, Vincent D'Onofrio, Luke Grimes, Dax Shepard, Jessica Alba, Kurtwood Smith and Michelle Mylett make up the ensemble cast.

[11/22/17 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon and Funny or Die Land Parade Powerhouse Legends Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan as Hosts for Amazon Prime Video's 2018 Rose Parade Live
Said event will stream live on Amazon Prime Video on New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018 at 8:00am PT / 11:00am ET.

[11/21/17 - 08:01 PM]
A Special All-Athletes Edition of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Is Set to Premiere in Spring 2018 on ABC
10 athletes from all corners of the sports world will be teamed up with the show's professional dancers and compete on the ballroom floor for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

[11/21/17 - 12:43 PM]
"Antiques Roadshow" Appraiser Brings Guest to Tears in Stunning Season Opener!
Season 22 rolls out Monday, January 8 at 8:00/7:00c on PBS.

[11/21/17 - 12:07 PM]
The CW's Midseason Finale Dates
"Riverdale" and "Dynasty" will close out the network's 2017 originals on Wednesday, December 13.

[11/21/17 - 12:00 PM]
"Little Women: Atlanta" Returns with New Episodes on December 13th Followed by the Premiere of the Home Makeover Series "Little Women: Terra's Big House"
"Little Women: LA's Terra Jole and her husband Joe star in the latter series.

[11/21/17 - 11:50 AM]
Oxygen Media Uncovers Infamous Crimes in "Mysteries & Scandals" Hosted by Soledad O'Brien Premiering Friday, January 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
The 13 episode, hour-long series investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture through vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage.

[11/21/17 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "LA to Vegas" and "The Resident"
Plus: the network reveals return dates for the rest of its winter lineup.

[11/21/17 - 11:09 AM]
OWN Rings in the New Year with the Series Premiere of Tyler Perry's Comedy "The Paynes" January 16
Additionally, "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "If Loving You Is Wrong" will return Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, January 10, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 10:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Survives Winter's Extremes with "Panama's Animal Highway" and "America's Badlands"
Look for said specials on Wednesday, December 13 and December 20 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Picks Up Third Season of "The Good Place"
The critically acclaimed Thursday night comedy will return for another 13-episode season.

[11/21/17 - 09:33 AM]
Stars of Screen, Stage and Sport to Gather in Silicon Valley to Celebrate Science at 6th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony Sunday, December 3
For the first time, the show will be streamed live on the Facebook and YouTube platforms of Breakthrough Prize and National Geographic.