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[08/31/11 - 08:53 AM]
Comedy Central: October 2011 Programming Highlights
New specials include "'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour" and "Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to Be Said?"

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central: October 2011 Programming Highlights (all times are et/pt)

THE CELEBRATION OF "YEAR OF THE FAN" CONTINUES! THE "SOUTH PARK" DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT AND THE FALL SEASON PREMIERE OF "SOUTH PARK" DEBUTS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R)

TWISTED SKETCH SERIES "NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME" RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

IT'S A COMEDIC REVOLUTION! THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS STAND-UP REVOLUTION" AIRS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

POLKA AND PARODY ARE PERFECTLY PAIRED WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "'WEIRD AL' YANKOVIC LIVE! - THE ALPOCALYPSE TOUR" ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT

This October, COMEDY CENTRAL continues the year-long celebration of the 15th anniversary of "South Park" when the "South Park" documentary debuts on Sunday, October 2 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT followed by the series' fall season premiere on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The same week the network brings back the hit sketch show "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" for its second season on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and premieres the brand-new stand-up series, "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" on Thursday, October 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Also this month, "Weird Al" Yankovic premieres his first televised concert special in over a decade! "'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour" airs Saturday, October 1 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0" and "Workaholics" all month long.

SERIES

"South Park" - Fall Season Premiere

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

Fans can celebrate their continued love of Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny when "Year of the Fan" continues with the fall season premiere of "South Park" on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 p.m. The always unpredictable boys will be up to no good for the monumental occasion. Be a super fan and do not miss out on a single episode!

"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, cereal character Mr. Creepy and the infamous "Garry Gaga" return for a second season of "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time." Do not miss the season two premiere of the hit sketch series or Officer Garry Gaga will come find you!

"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 three-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. this fall beginning October 6 to make it loud with Fluffy and friends!

SPECIALS

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

Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 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 "Alpocalypse" like "Perform This Way" (Weird Al's parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," which garnered over six 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."

"South Park" Documentary (Title TBD)

Sunday, October 2 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 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.

"Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to Be Said?" (Network Television Premiere)

Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 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.

STUNTS

"South Park" Goes 8-Bit (working title)

Sunday, October 2 from 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

The "South Park" boys go 8-bit and delve into the world of gaming. Rally with Cartman as he saves the day in "Make Love, Not Warcraft" and get hooked on Guitar Hero like Stan and Kyle in "Guitar Queer-O." Catch up with favorite episodes before the new fall season and do not miss out on the World Premiere of the "South Park" documentary on Sunday, October 2 at 10:00 p.m. to see how everything happens behind the scenes!

Friday Night Rewind (working title)

Fridays from 9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. beginning October 7

T.G.I.F! Every Friday, COMEDY CENTRAL is rewinding the network's newest shows from the week. Catch encores of "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time," "Workaholics," "Tosh.0," "South Park" and "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" every Friday night from 9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL's Boo-Ha-Ha (working title)

Monday, October 31 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Boo! COMEDY CENTRAL turns the haunting into the hysterical this Halloween with special Halloween episodes from "30 Rock," "South Park' and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Viewers should don their best costume, overdose on candy and get ready for a hilariously hair-raising All Hallows Eve!

MOVIES

"Hamlet 2" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, October 8 from 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Starring Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener and Amy Poehler. Dana Marschz is a failed actor and recovering alcoholic who moved to Tucson to teach high school drama. On the advice of a student reviewer, Dana decides to stage his own play, a sequel to Hamlet in which Hamlet and Jesus, with the use of a time machine, try to save Gertrude and Ophelia.

"Sex Drive" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Starring Josh Zuckerman, James Marsden and Seth Green. Ian is a high school senior in suburban Chicago plagued by his virginity. Along with his two best friends, Lance and Felicia, they head south to meet his online girlfriend Ms. Tasty, who promises to take Ian's v-card. By the time they get to Knoxville, they have encountered a jealous boyfriend, a menacing hitchhiker, jail birds, carjackers, an Amish community and Ian's better judgment.

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"Extract" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Saturday, October 22 from 10:00 p.m. - Midnight

Starring Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig and Ben Affleck. Joel is the sex-deprived, unhappily married owner of a flavor extract plant who seems to always find himself in situations that worsen by the minute. When his floor manager gets seriously injured on the job, Joel has to attempt to save the plant and his marriage, all while figuring out if he even wants to.

"Delta Farce" - Network Television Premiere

Sunday, October 30 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Starring Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and DJ Qualls. When three small town National Guardsmen bound for Iraq are unknowingly dropped into Mexico, their confusion leads them to "liberate" a small village from a band of corrupt Federales.

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











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