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[09/20/18 - 11:03 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Premiere Dates for "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." Half-Hour Specials
Among those featured: Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATES FOR SLATE OF "COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP PRESENTS..." HALF-HOUR SPECIALS

ALL-NEW SEASON PREMIERES WITH BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 AT 11:00 P.M. AND 11:30 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL

Comedians Featured Include Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana (as Previously Announced)

NEW YORK, September 20, 2018 - Comedy Central today announced premiere dates for its slate of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... half-hour specials, kicking off with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 28 at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

The full schedule of premieres listed in timeslot order (11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.) is below:

September 28
Langston Kerman
Megan Gailey

October 5
Devin Field
Emmy Blotnick

October 12
Ryan O'Flanagan
Chris Garcia

October 19
Tim Dillon
Sarah Tiana

October 26
Mike Lawrence (11:30 p.m.)

Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... , previously known as The Half Hour, has long served to showcase emerging classes of exciting, dynamic stand-up talent. The weekly series is a vital springboard in the network's talent-development pipeline for stand-up and scripted projects on all platforms. Season 2 of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... is the third season of half-hour specials filmed at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans, preceded by Season 1 of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... and Season 5 of The Half Hour.

Leading up to on-air premieres, talent will be featured on Comedy Central Central's digital series Every Damn Day and You Didn't Want to Know, as well as radio takeovers on Comedy Central Radio (SiriusXM Channel 95). The CC App and cc.com/StandUp will feature clips from each special, and full episodes of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... will be available the day after premiere on the Comedy Central App and cc.com. Fans and can tweet about the series using the hashtag #CCSUP.

Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... is executive produced by John Bravakis and Stu Schreiberg from Triage Entertainment. Anne Harris and Bill McGrath are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

Featuring an expertly curated line-up of series and specials, Comedy Central is the epicenter of stand-up. From its Friday Night Stand-Up anchor on television to its social platforms, from 24/7 access on Comedy Central Radio and the Comedy Central App to home assistants, fans of Comedy Central stand-up consumed over 10 billion minutes of stand-up content this year. Next up: This Week at the Comedy Cellar, an all-new television series premiering this fall that will provide viewers a special look inside New York City's hottest comedy club as the country's top comedians tackle the freshest topics of the week.

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