[12/21/09 - 11:49 AM]
Comedy Central February Programming Highlights
"Important Things with Demetri Martin" and "The Sarah Silverman Program" are both set to return on Thursday, February 4.

[via press release from Comedy Central]


(all times are ET/PT)




This February, COMEDY CENTRAL is welcoming back some of its favorite shows, including "Important Things with Demetri Martin," "The Sarah Silverman Program" and the 14th season of "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents." Other Highlights for the month include new stand-up specials from Mike Epps, Sinbad and Charlie Murphy, as well as premieres of hit movies "Wedding Crashers," "Hot Rod," "Balls of Fury" and "Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd."


"Important Things with Demetri Martin" � Season 2 Premiere

Thursday, 2/4 at 10:00 p.m.

In the second season of his hit sketch comedy series, comedian Demetri Martin tackles more significant stuff and imperative items. This season, Demetri uses his many (important) abilities to find an (important) strategy for turning his (important) attention to things; things like ability, strategy and attention.

"The Sarah Silverman Program" � Season 3 Premiere

Thursday, 2/4 at 10:30 p.m.

Sarah Silverman is back and ready to resume all the terrible language, unabashed ranting and sweet, sweet self-absorption viewers have missed so much. Tune in as Sarah takes on pedophile vans, engages in competitive Holocaust memorial-building and rigs a mayoral election in the third season of this hilarious comedy.

"COMEDY CENTRAL Presents" � Season 14 Premiere

Friday, 2/19 at 11:00 p.m.

It's time for another round of half-hour specials from the hottest up-and-coming comics America has to offer, filmed live in the heart of New York City. Tune in on Friday nights at 11:00 p.m. for new back-to-back stand-up performances from such talents as Donald Glover, Rob Riggle, Amy Schumer and The Sklar Brothers.

Stand-Up Specials

"Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded and X-Rated" � Network Television Premiere Saturday, 2/20 at 1:00 a.m.

In this network television premiere, Mike Epps proves to all the haters out there that he won't be underrated. Playing to a fired-up crowd in Detroit, Mike focuses on the X-rated side of love, life and personal hygiene. This is one stand-up special sure never to fade!

"Sinbad: Where U Been?" � World Television Premiere

Sunday, 2/21 at 10:00 p.m.

It's been a few years since hit films "First Kid" and "Jingle All the Way" came out, which has left some Sinbad fans asking: "Where U Been?" Luckily, everybody's favorite comedian since Gallagher is back with an all-new special about America's new black president, the lighter side of economic recession, the pitfalls of love and marriage and, of course, where he's been.

"Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize" � Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 2/27 at 1:00 a.m.

As a co-star and fan favorite from "Chappelle's Show," Charlie Murphy has made a name for himself with an "in-your-face" style of comedy. In his debut stand-up special, "I Will Not Apologize," he delivers brand-new material in the same way � raw and uncut.


"Balls of Fury" � Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 2/6 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Christopher Walken and Dan Folger. When ex-Table Tennis champ Randy Daytona is recruited by the FBI to take down notorious gangster Feng, the quest nearly costs him his life. Only an extreme ping-pong match against against Feng himself will save Randy and give him his revenge.

"Wedding Crashers" � COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, 2/15 at 6:30 p.m.

Starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. Best friends, co-workers and extremely eligible bachelors John and Jeremy crash wedding receptions in order to meet women for one night stands. But when the pair crashes a high-profile political wedding and John meets the woman of his dreams, their crashing comes crashing down.

"Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd" � COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Monday, 2/15 at 2:30 p.m.

Starring Eugene Levy and Eric Christian Olsen. In this prequel to "Dumb and Dumber," a nefarious principal tries to take advantage of Harry and Lloyd's stupidity in order to raise money for a condo in Waikiki under the veil of a fundraiser for a special-needs class. Harry and Lloyd assist Principal Collins in his caper until their classmate Jessica becomes suspicious.

"Hot Rod" � Network Television Premiere

Saturday, 2/27 at 9:00 p.m.

Starring Andy Samberg and Isla Fisher. Rod Kimble, the son of a successful stuntman, tries to follow in his father's footsteps with terrible results. Despite ridicule and past shortfalls, he assembles a crew to help him perform a death-defying stunt on a motorbike in order to gain his ailing stepfather's respect.


"South Park Gets Randy"

Tuesday, 2/2 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

In a town where anything can happen, there's only one man to turn to when things get randy: Randy Marsh! Whether he's saving the boys from disaster, or creating a little mayhem himself, Randy proves that you're never too old to have some fun. Learn to be a better man from "South Park's" most committed Dad with the four best episodes featuring Randy.

"FNSU Jukebox"

Friday, 2/5 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Tune into "FNSU Jukebox" to see a playlist of everyone's favorites from COMEDY CENTRAL Records with comics Demetri Martin, Jim Gaffigan, Bo Burnham and Kirk Fox.

"Got Balls?"

Sunday, 2/7 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sack up and sit down for a movie marathon of masculinity on COMEDY CENTRAL. This Sunday afternoon, grow some serious cojones by studying with the unlikely heroes of "Meatballs," "Major League," "Balls of Fury" and "Spaceballs." Really, viewers would have to be nuts to miss this.

"South Park Is For Lovers"

Tuesday, 2/9 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Love is blind and, in the town of South Park, this is the rule rather than the exception. With teachers dating babies and gay men dating lesbians, no love is impossible. Get into the Valentine's Day spirit with these romantically-inclined episodes of "South Park."

"South Park Is The New Black"

Tuesday, 2/16 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Witness how "South Park" celebrates Black History Month in these black-to-black episodes. Whether it's Chef going nanners, the trials and tribulations of Token or the Jeffersons and Jesse Jackson coming to town, "South Park" is always ready to embrace its chocolate side.

"Black By Popular Demand"

Friday, 2/19 from 8:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Saturday, 2/20 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., & Sunday, 2/21 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Listen up, all you jive turkeys � black is back and this time it's by popular demand. Get into the groove with specials from Chris Rock, Katt Williams, Kevin Hart and Dave Chappelle as well as all three "Beverly Hills Cop" movies, "Barbershop," "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" and more. Plus, stay tuned for the Secret Stash Network Television Premiere of "Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded and X-Rated" and the World Premiere of Sinbad's new special, "Where U Been?" COMEDY CENTRAL's proving there ain't no imitators baby: black is the new black!

"South Park Rebels"

Tuesday, 2/23 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The citizens of South Park handle some conflict resolution the old fashioned way. Watch as Cartman battles the Japanese, a ninja throwing star takes on Butters' Face, Ms. Garrison goes after the Persian community and pirates take to the seas. Get ready for the best night of violence ever seen on basic cable.

"South Beach FNSU"

Friday, 2/26 from 9:00 p.m. to Midnight

It's a sizzling lineup for "South Beach FNSU," with stand-up from Gabriel Iglesias, Brian Scolaro, Sebastian Maniscalco, Nick Thune and two brand-new specials from Owen Benjamin and Pete Holmes that are almost too hot to handle, all hosted by Kevin Hart.

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  [december 2009]  


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