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Jul 15, 2016, 09:03 ET Exclusive Press Preview "The Daily Show Convention Sideshow"

WHAT: Comedy Central's "The Daily Show Convention Sideshow" Exclusive press preview available on Sunday, July 17 from 11:00am-noon for media to...


May 15, 2013, 00:01 ET COMEDY CENTRAL Goes Dark To Commemorate The Launch Of COMEDY CENTRAL Radio On SiriusXM At Midnight ET On Sunday, May 19

 Listen up!  To kick off the launch of COMEDY CENTRAL Radio, the #1 brand in comedy's exclusive 24/7 satellite channel on SiriusXM Radio...


Nov 05, 2012, 10:44 ET The Outcome Of The Presidential Election Is In The Hands Of Eric Cartman On An All-New "South Park" Premiering On Wednesday, November 7 At 10:00 P.M. ET/PT On COMEDY CENTRAL®

The Presidential election isn't over until you watch this all-new episode of "South Park" titled "Obama Wins!," premiering Wednesday, November 7...


Jul 25, 2012, 13:35 ET Put on Your Sunscreen and Prepare to Get Burned! The Roastmaster General Returns to COMEDY CENTRAL® in August With the New Series "The Burn with Jeff Ross" and One-Hour Stand-up Special "Jeff Ross Roasts America"

The Infamous "Roastmaster General," Jeff Ross, is armed and ready to take aim at the week's hottest topics in the new COMEDY CENTRAL weekly...


May 08, 2012, 14:36 ET Aziz Ansari Returns To COMEDY CENTRAL® For The World Television Premiere Of "Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious" On Sunday, May 20 At 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

 Aziz Ansari returns to COMEDY CENTRAL in the world television premiere of "Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious," airing Sunday, May 20 at 10:00...


Apr 03, 2012, 10:56 ET Paul F. Tompkins' New Labor of Love: COMEDY CENTRAL's® Original One-Hour Stand-Up Special "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions" Premieres Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

 Paul F. Tompkins returns to COMEDY CENTRAL in the world premiere of his original one-hour stand-up special, "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under...


Mar 14, 2012, 13:52 ET COMEDY CENTRAL® Acquires Off-net Rights to "Community"

 Greendale Community College's most famous study group will have a new member beginning in 2013 (and it's not Beetlejuice) as COMEDY CENTRAL...


Jan 30, 2012, 15:33 ET 2012 South Beach Comedy Festival Presented by Joe Boxer Comes to Miami Beach February 29 - March 3 Featuring Lewis Black, Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari, Jeff Ross & Much More; Tickets on Sale Friday, February 3rd!

 South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach Wednesday, February 29th to Saturday, March 3rd, for another laugh-filled extravaganza...


Jan 14, 2012, 14:35 ET Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele Come to COMEDY CENTRAL® on Tuesday, January 31 at 10:30p.m. With New Series "Key & Peele"

   Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele make their mark on COMEDY CENTRAL with the new half-hour sketch comedy show "Key...


Sep 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Hark the Herald Heroes, Stephen Sings! It's an Original Musical Holiday Special with Stephen Colbert and Friends When 'A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!' One-Hour Special Debuts on Sunday, November 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A great American holiday tradition will be born this year, joining the classics that have preceded it ......


Jul 28, 2008, 01:00 ET 'COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Bob Saget' Tapes on Sunday, August 3

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Bob Saget -- Roastee John Stamos - Roast Master Confirmed Roasters:...


Jun 26, 2008, 01:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) to Spank America's Favorite Dad! Network to Roast Comedian Bob Saget

NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL is about to show America that daddy doesn't know best when it roasts comedian Bob Saget. Saget...


Jun 12, 2008, 01:00 ET 'COMEDY CENTRAL Park' is Back! Network to Turn New York City's Central Park Into an Evening of Comedy and Music on Friday, June 20 at 8:00 P.M.

NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has unveiled plans to bring back "COMEDY CENTRAL Park" after a highly successful run last year!...


May 14, 2008, 01:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Heats Things Up This Summer With All-New Series and Specials as Well as Returning Favorites

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL fans get ready! Summer 2008 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy. From new and...


Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) and RealNetworks(R) Announce the Worldwide Launch of 'South Park' 'Imaginationland' Mobile Game

LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL Mobile, a division of MTVN Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) and...


Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Presents the Future of Comedy With its 2008-2009 Talent and Development Slate

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With a week of new series and new seasons on COMEDY CENTRAL featuring the premiere of "Lewis Black's Root of...


Mar 10, 2008, 01:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Announces Live On-Air Charity Special 'Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit For Autism Education' Hosted by Jon Stewart on Sunday April 13, at 8 p.m. ET

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has once again partnered with Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions for its bi-annual live on-air...


Mar 03, 2008, 00:00 ET Torture! Slander! Starvation! 'Kenny vs. Spenny' is Back on COMEDY CENTRAL(R) With All New Episodes Debuting Sunday, March 16 at 11:30 P.M.*

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenny and Spenny duke it out with seven new hilarious competitions in "Kenny vs. Spenny," a half-hour series...


Mar 03, 2008, 00:00 ET Ireland's #1 Stand-Up Comedian, Tommy Tiernan Comes to COMEDY CENTRAL(R) With His First U.S. Comedy Special 'Tommy Tiernan: Something Mental' Premiering Friday, March 14 at 11:00 P.M.

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Having conquered the rest of the English-speaking world, Ireland's top funny man, Tommy Tiernan, takes viewers...


Jan 10, 2008, 00:00 ET Comic Catharsis Coming to College Campuses! 'COMEDY CENTRAL Live On Campus Presents Greg Giraldo: The Indecision 2008 Tour' Kicks Off at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL on Monday, January 14

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Socially and politically provocative comedian Greg Giraldo is hitting college campuses across the country in a...


Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Lets the Katt Out of the Bag; The World Television Premiere of 'Katt Williams: American Hustle'

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Katt Williams and his comedy crew hit the road for one unforgettable stand-up special. The World Television...


Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET Kick Off the New Year With Lots of Laughs! January is 'Stand-Up Month' on Comedy Central(R)

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows that COMEDY CENTRAL is the only place to find the best stand-up comedy out there and the...


Dec 17, 2007, 00:00 ET Tune In and Space Out! The Series Premiere of 'Futurama' Debuts on COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00 P.M. ET

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Greetings, Earthlings! Matt Groening's Emmy Award -winning animated series "Futurama" premieres on COMEDY...


Dec 04, 2007, 00:00 ET Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Gift Basket of Laughs from COMEDY CENTRAL(R)

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the holiday season and COMEDY CENTRAL is in the giving mood! So much so that the network has decided...


Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET Third Annual South Beach Comedy Festival Kicks Off With a Star-Studded Line-Up

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Laughter will be as plentiful as the sand on South Beach when the third annual SOUTH BEACH COMEDY FESTIVAL...