or


[01/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Galaxy of the Black Stars Returns to View as Comedy Central Celebrates Black History Month Starting Friday, February 24 Through Monday, February 27

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"Galaxy Of The Black Stars" Returns To View As Comedy Central Celebrates Black History Month Starting Friday, February 24 Through Monday, February 27

"Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" Premieres Saturday, February 25 At 9:00 P.M.

To Check Out The "Galaxy Of The Black Stars" Online, Log On To http://www.comedycentral.com

NEW YORK, January 30, 2006 -- In celebration of Black History Month, COMEDY CENTRAL presents a guide to the "Galaxy of the Black Stars," coming into view Friday, February 24 at 10:00 p.m. and eclipsing by Monday the 27 at 8:00 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL's "Galaxy of the Black Stars" blasts off a weekend dominated by some of the biggest African-American stars of television and film, as well as captures some of the most entertaining young acts in "Jamie Foxx�s LAFFAPALOOZA!." Be sure to catch hit movies like "48 Hrs., " "Scary Movie 2" and "The Original Kings of Comedy." Stick around for killer stand-up from Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle and don�t miss COMEDY CENTRAL original series like "Chappelle�s Show" and "Heroes of Black Comedy." Performers for this weekend's long laugh-fest include Cedric The Entertainer, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, D.L. Hughley, Martin Lawrence, Orlando Jones, Eddie Griffin, Bernie Mac, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and many more.

In wake of last year's launch of "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!," this year's programming features the follow-up, "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!," which will debut in two consecutive one-hour specials starting Saturday, February 25 at 9:00 p.m. An encore presentation of "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" will air on Sunday starting at 10:00 p.m. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the two-part special will spotlight the best and brightest stand-up acts from today's rising urban stars. Featuring Damon Williams, DeRay Davis, Lavell Crawford, Leslie, Roz G and with a special guest appearance from event founder Jamie Foxx, be sure to catch this special, the urban stand-up event of the year.

US Navy will sponsor "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" on February 25 and 26.

Check-out comedycentral.com to get all the goods on who's in the "Galaxy of the Black Stars" in February. Take off and zip around the Galaxy in the all-new Trivia Blast-Off 2 online game. After landing the mothership, wrap it all up by watching the "Galaxy of the Black Stars" channel on "MotherLoad" for exclusive preview videos of the all-new "Jamie Foxx's LAFFAPALOOZA!" special.

"Galaxy of the Black Stars" is sponsored by Air Force and Nike.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 87 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CHAPPELLE'S SHOW (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· JAMIE FOXX PRESENTS LAFFAPALOOZA (SHOWTIME)





[04/29/16 - 06:39 AM]
Netflix Orders "Marvel's The Punisher" to Series
Jon Bernthal will reprise his role as Frank Castle, introduced to fans earlier this year in the second season of the Netflix original series "Marvel's Daredevil."

[04/28/16 - 03:55 PM]
"Undercover Boss" Returns with Five New Episodes, Sunday, May 15 on CBS
Look for the show's 100th installment on Sunday, May 22.

[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Straight to Series with Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, "Genius"
The premiere season will focus on scientist Albert Einstein and will be based on Walter Isaacson's critically acclaimed book "Einstein: His Life and Universe," adapted by writer Noah Pink.

[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Motive" Move to Sundays on USA
The Canadian import previously aired on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
Freeform Premiere of the Documentary "Twinsters" Airs May 7 at 8:30 P.M. EDT
"Twinsters" is a two-hour documentary about two young women who were both adopted from South Korea and raised on different continents.

[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" Returns for an All-New-Season
Season six will air on Monday nights beginning May 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
Don't Mess with Mommy This May on LMN with Host Wendy Williams Movie Premieres All Weekend for Mother's Day
Then from May 15 through May 22, LMN Premiere Movie Week will feature more new movies every night of the week at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
"'Monster Week' is the most audacious of Animal Planet's quarterly tentpole events continually surprising our viewers with the most enigmatic of creatures," said Rich Ross.

[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.