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[05/09/16 - 07:34 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for the Fifth Season of "The Half Hour"
"The Half Hour" is set to film 17 episodes at The Civic Theatre located at 510 O'Keefe Avenue in New Orleans from Wednesday, June 1 through Saturday, June 4 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night.

[08/17/15 - 01:01 PM]
Season Four of "The Half Hour" Premieres August 22 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT with Liza Treyger and Hampton Yount
Filmed at The Royale in Boston, "The Half Hour" showcases some of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians.

[05/23/14 - 09:18 AM]
Comedy Central: June 2014 Programming Highlights
Newly announced offerings include "Whitney Cummings: I Love You," premiering Saturday, June 28 at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/19/14 - 12:05 PM]
"The Half Hour" Is Back! The Comedy Central(R) Stand-Up Series Returns to Boston for a Third Season Premiering Friday, June 6 at Midnight ET/PT and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
Chris Distefano and Michael Che are featured in the season's opening installments.

[04/28/14 - 09:13 AM]
Michael Che to Join "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" as Newest Correspondent
Currently a writer on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Michael Che (@CheThinks) has enjoyed a meteoric rise as a stand-up comedian.

[12/17/13 - 10:17 AM]
He's Approved! "Neal Brennan: Women and Black Dudes" Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Saturday, January 18 at Midnight ET/PT
Brennan is a three-time Emmy(R) nominated writer, director, producer, and stand-up comedian who recently was featured on Comedy Central's "The Half Hour."

[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."

[04/22/13 - 09:26 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and Twitter Join Forces to Launch #Comedyfest the First-Ever Celebration of Comedy and Comedians to Be Programmed on Twitter April 29 - May 3
Highlights include a "Reno 911! Movie! Reunion!" on Wednesday, May 1.

[04/17/13 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Is Back for a Second Season Premiering Friday, May 3 at Midnight ET/PT and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
For the first time on Comedy Central, the premiere airing of the episodes will feature extended versions and run with limited commercial interruption.

[04/15/13 - 09:07 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights HBO Digital Series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!"
Stevens, Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die are among the executive producers.

[04/05/13 - 08:31 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Returns for Season Two on Friday, May 3 at Midnight with New Episodes Airing Fridays at Midnight and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
Also next month: the world premiere stand-up special from Pete Holmes, "Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" on Sunday, May 12.

[04/26/12 - 09:12 AM]
"Futurama" Returns to Comedy Central(R) With a Two-Episode Premiere on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Comedy Central Live at Bonnaroo" on Saturday, June 23 at 11:30/10:30c.

[04/24/12 - 10:03 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) New Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Premieres Friday, May 11 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Rory Scovel and Michael Palascak are featured in the debut installments.

[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."







HALF HOUR, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
Returns in Fall 2016 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/11/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2016/2017 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (17 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2016-17 season (the show's fifth of 17 episodes) on 5/9/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, May 2016) Comedy Central's "The Half Hour" is heading to The Big Easy with a stellar talent line-up of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians. The fifth season will feature sets from Cy Amundson, Erik Bergstrom, Ahmed Bharoocha, Matthew Broussard, Naomi Ekperigin, Nate Fernald, Noah Gardenswartz, Emily Heller, Martha Kelly, Joe Machi, Drew Michael, Aparna Nancherla, Jacqueline Novak, Mike Recine, Ramon Rivas II, Ali Siddiq, and Nick Turner. "The Half Hour" is set to film 17 episodes at The Civic Theatre located at 510 O'Keefe Avenue in New Orleans from Wednesday, June 1 through Saturday, June 4 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night. Tickets to "The Half Hour" tapings are free and may be requested at theblacklistnyc.com/nolahh. The stand-up series is scheduled to premiere fall 2016 on Comedy Central.
CREW INFORMATION:
· JoAnn Grigioni as EIP (Comedy)
· John Bravakis as EP
· Miro Terrell as EIP (Comedy)
· Neil Sheridan as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Triage Entertainment