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[08/16/11 - 08:12 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Fall Schedule Featuring All-New Series and Specials as Well as Returning Favorites
Newly announced stand-up specials include Jeff Dunham, Craig Ferguson, Pablo Francisco, Donald Glover, TJ Miller and Carlos Mencia.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central(R) Sets Fall Schedule Featuring All-New Series and Specials as Well as Returning Favorites

Fall Season Kicks Off On Monday, September 19 With The Premiere Of "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Charlie Sheen"

"Tosh.0" Returns On Tuesday, September 20 At 10:00 P.M. Followed By The Second Season Premiere Of New Hit "Workaholics" At 10:30 P.M.

"South Park" Is Back With All-New Episodes Beginning On Wednesday, October 5 At 10:00 P.M. Followed By The Second Season Premiere Of "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" At 10:30 P.M.

Brand-New Stand-Up Series "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" Premieres On Thursday, October 6 At 10:00 P.M.

Other Fall Season Highlights Include A "South Park" Documentary (October 2) And The Cable Television Premiere Of "30 Rock" (Weeknights, Beginning September 19)

All-New Stand-Up Specials To Premiere From Jeff Dunham (September 25),"Weird Al" Yancovic (October 1), Craig Ferguson (October 15), Pablo Francisco (November 5),Donald Glover (November 20), TJ Miller (TBA) And Carlos Mencia (TBA)

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 -- Forget about the sweaty, long days and sticky, hot nights of summer, because COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing a cool, crisp and clever line-up of all-new series and specials as well as returning favorites throughout the fall. From the premiere of what may be the most anticipated network Roast yet (The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen"), to the debut of the new stand-up series ("Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution"), the return of network hits ("Tosh.0," "Workaholics," "South Park" and "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time"), and brand-new stand-up specials from Donald Glover, Jeff Dunham, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Carlos Mencia and more, COMEDY CENTRAL is the number one destination to tune-in, chill-out and enjoy the laughs all season long.

Following are descriptions of new series, specials and returning series premiering this Fall:

Original Series and Specials

"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen" (World Premiere)

Monday, September 19 at 10:00 p.m.

Charlie Sheen's "winning" streak comes to a screeching halt as he becomes the next COMEDY CENTRAL Roastee, where his warlock skills and tiger blood won't stand a chance against the insults and jabs flying at him from our dais. With Roastmaster Seth MacFarlane, who returns for his third consecutive turn as the night's conductor.

"Tosh.0" (Fall Season Premiere)

Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 p.m.

Daniel Tosh is back to break down the vast field of twarties, vlogs, hashtags, and deluded YouTube sensations for your viewing pleasure. Tune in for a brand new season of Tosh's takes on the online universe.

"Workaholics" (Season 2 Premiere)

Tuesday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.

Adam, Blake, and Anders are back at work in an all-new season of the hit series, "Workaholics." Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day... even if they don't know what day it is. Best friends who work together from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9, the gang is back to tackle their work/life balance in a new season of "Workaholics."

"South Park" Documentary (Title TBD)

Sunday, October 2 at 10:00 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL continues the year-long celebration of "South Park" by providing fans with an all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes world of creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone at South Park Studios in Los Angeles through this special documentary, providing an exclusive, insiders look into the making of a "South Park" episode.

"South Park" (Fall Season Premiere)

Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 p.m.

Season 15 and "The Year Of The Fan" continue with more outrageous escapades from Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny.

"Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" (Season 2 Premiere)

Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m.

Nick Swardson's twisted world of trust fund kitties, gay robots and the infamous "Garry Gaga" returns with an all-new season of the irreverent and twisted sketch show.

"Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" (Series Premiere)

Thursday, October 6 at 10:00 p.m.

It's time for the revolution! Come join the comedy party with Gabriel Iglesias as he hosts COMEDY CENTRAL's brand-new series "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution." Filmed at Phoenix's newest club, Stand Up Live, the series features stand-up sets from Gabriel and his funniest comedian friends plus music from 3-time Grammy(R) award winners, Ozomatli, as the house band. Keep the party going and make sure to tune-in Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. ET this fall beginning October 6 to make it loud with Fluffy and friends!

Acquired Series

"30 Rock" (Cable Television Premiere)

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., beginning Monday, September 19

Running "TGS with Tracy Jordan" is not easy for head writer Liz Lemon, especially when she has to deal with stars that have the combined maturity of a fourth grader, an executive constantly dispensing corporate wisdom and a personal life one could charitably describe as "depressing." Catch all of the one-liners, behind-the-scenes action and wild humor from this multiple-Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy weeknights at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m. when it has its COMEDY CENTRAL debut on Monday, September 19.

Stand-up Specials

"Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" (World Premiere)

Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 p.m.

Jeff Dunham is back with an all-new COMEDY CENTRAL special that offers his millions of fans brand-new laughs and hilarious additions to his famed troupe of sidekicks. Find out what everyone has been up to, who Achmed's been silencing and even meet two new Dunham characters! Don't miss the premiere of "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" on Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 p.m.

"'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour" (World Premiere)

Saturday, October 1 at 9:00 p.m.

Shot this summer at the venerable Massey Hall in Toronto during Weird Al's tour to support the release of "Alpocalypse" (his first full-length studio album in nearly five years), "'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour" is his first televised concert special in over a decade and features hits off of "Alpocalypse" like "Perform This Way" (Weird Al's parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," which garnered over 6 million video views in its first week of release), as well as many of the legendary artist's greatest hits, including "White & Nerdy," "Amish Paradise" and "Fat."

"Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to Be Said?"

Saturday, October 15 at 10:00 p.m.

The gloriously ribald Scotsman and "Late Late Show's" host Craig Ferguson takes to the stage in this all-new comedy special for a night of jokes and storytelling peppered with the kinds of words he is not allowed to say on network TV. Before a hootin' and hollerin' Nashville audience, Ferguson tackles every topic from celebrity sex scandals to booze to his own hilarious heavy metal past.

"Pablo Francisco: They Put It Out There" (World Premiere)

Saturday, November 5 at 11:00 p.m.

When Pablo Francisco hits the stage he weaves together his arsenal of characters, spontaneous outbursts and clever insights to create a stand-up show that resembles an hour-long comedic jazz riff. His unmatched outlook on all things pop culture has taken him into the ranks of the most popular touring comedians worldwide, leaving his audiences struggling to catch their breath.

"TJ Miller: No Real Reason" (World Premiere)

Saturday, November 12 (time TBD)

The World Premiere of this COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up special from TJ Miller.

"Donald Glover: Weirdo" (World Premiere)

Sunday, November 20 (time TBD)

The World Premiere of this stand-up special from "Community's" Donald Glover.

Carlos Mencia Stand-Up Special (title TBD) (World Premiere)

Sunday, December 4 (time TBD)

The World Premiere of this COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up Special from Carlos Mencia.

*All Times ET/PT

Available in 99 million homes nationwide, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.comedycentral.com), the only all-comedy network, is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks.

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom and GameTrailers .





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS STAND-UP REVOLUTION (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)









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