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[05/06/13 - 09:00 AM]
Comedy Central to Premiere "Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male" and "Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts" in June
They'll join the previously announced swan song for "Futurama" as well as John Oliver's turn as guest host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL: June 2013 Programming Highlights

(all times are et/pt)

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) WILL CELEBRATE THE FINAL SEASON OF "FUTURAMA" WHEN THE EMMY(R) AWARD-WINNING COMEDY SERIES RETURNS WITH BACK-TO-BACK PREMIERE EPISODES ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 AT 10:00 P.M. AND 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

JOHN OLIVER TO BEGIN SUMMER RUN AS GUEST HOST OF "THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART" ON MONDAY, JUNE 10 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

KUMAIL NANJIANI TELLS YOU HIS DEEPEST, DARKEST FEARS IN THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR SPECIAL "KUMAIL NANJIANI: BETA MALE" DEBUTING ON SATURDAY, JUNE 22 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT

COME ON, GIVE HIM A HIGH FIVE! OWEN BENJAMIN'S FIRST COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR SPECIAL "OWEN BENJAMIN: HIGH FIVE TIL IT HURTS" PREMIERES ON FRIDAY, JUNE 28 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT -------

Sit back, relax and rely on your favorite comedy brand to keep you entertained this summer. This June, COMEDY CENTRAL is celebrating the final futuristic batch of "Futurama" with a two-episode premiere on Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" correspondent, John Oliver, will take over as guest host of the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning series on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Tune in to the latest stand-up specials from Kumail Nanjiani and Owen Benjamin when "Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male" debuts on Saturday, June 22 at Midnight ET/PT and "Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts" premieres on Friday, June 28 at Midnight ET/PT. In addition, check out all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Inside Amy Schumer" and "The Half Hour" throughout the month.

SERIES

"Futurama" - Season Two Premiere - Season 7b Premiere

Wednesday, June 19 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. two-episode premiere

This is it, "Futurama" fans. The final season has landed. Join Fry, Leela, Bender and the gang for some of their wildest adventures yet as they take up drag racing, resurrect a dead robot, and somehow manage to save the world for the hundredth time. How will we ever survive without them?

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" - John Oliver to Guest Host

Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

John Oliver will take over as guest host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Oliver will serve as host of the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart's hiatus to direct his first feature film, "Rosewater." Stewart will return on Tuesday, September 3. Scheduled guests for Oliver's first week include Seth Rogen (June 10), Armando Iannucci (June 11), a musical performance by Mavis Staples (June 12) and Fareed Zakaria (June 13). Tickets for the summer tapings are available at www.thedailyshow.com/tickets.

SPECIALS

"Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male" - COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up World Premiere

Saturday, June 22 from Midnight - 1:00 a.m.

In the world premiere of his new one-hour stand-up special, Kumail Nanjiani tells you about all the things that terrify him completely. Join him as he relives a cobra fighting a mongoose at a kid's birthday party in Pakistan, gets an adult videotape stuck in the VCR during a power outage, and investigates mysterious noises in the attic of his home. Why is a grown man wearing a colander on his head? You'll find out in the world premiere of "Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male."

"Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts" - COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up World Premiere

Friday, June 28 from Midnight - 1:00 a.m.

Tune in to the world premiere of "Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts" to see Owen Benjamin share his infinite wisdom and virtuoso musical ability. From talking his way out of speeding tickets with ease, to avoiding being arrested by the TSA, and even finding the solution to road rage, Benjamin is unstoppable. He even takes to the piano to tackle Eddie Vedder, Beethoven, Timbaland, and more. High five!

STUNTS

Back to the Futurama (working title)

Sunday, June 16 from 9:00 p.m. - to 4:00 a.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL is celebrating the launch of the final season of the beloved "Futurama" with seven hours of some of the series' best episodes. Tune in for "Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" at 9:00 p.m., and stay put to see the whole gang get resurrected in a season six marathon starting at 11:00 p.m. Then be sure to catch the two-episode premiere of the final season on Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 p.m.!

MOVIES

"50 First Dates" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, June 1 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, and Rob Schneider. Henry (Adam Sandler) is a womanizing vet in Hawaii who can't commit - until he meets Lucy (Drew Barrymore). The only problem is, due to a short term memory problem, she has no idea who the hell he is at the beginning of every day.

"The Ringer" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 p.m. - Midnight

Starring Johnny Knoxville and Katherine Heigl. An able-bodied man (Johnny Knoxville) decides that the only way to help his friends with their medical bills and mob debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a competitor.





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