[04/30/09 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Central, Spike TV Book Summer Premieres
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Comedy Central and Spike TV have locked in a trio of their summer premieres.

The latter will launch its Michael Irvin-led "4th and Long" on Monday, May 18 at 10:00/9:00c. The 10-week series follows the Dallas Cowboys alum as he oversees 12 pro football hopefuls while they compete for the chance to earn a tryout with the legendary franchise.

Meanwhile, Comedy Central will roll out "Tosh.0" on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c and "Michael and Michael Have Issues" on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30/9:30c.

Daniel Tosh hosts the former, in which the comedian "lampoons the latest viral videos, blogs, vlogs, websites, and technologies."

"Issues" then features Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter in a "new twist on narrative and sketch comedies that features the long-time comedic partners as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show."

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