Comedy Central: April 2012 Programming Highlights - "Jo Koy: Lights Out," "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" & "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions"
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HIT THE LIGHTS!
THE COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL
"JO KOY: LIGHTS OUT"
DEBUTS SUNDAY, APRIL 1 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
SPEND SOME QUALITY TIME WITH PATTON OSWALT
WHEN THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF
"PATTON OSWALT: FINEST HOUR" DEBUTS ON
SATURDAY, APRIL 21 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
PAUL F. TOMPKINS TAKES VIEWERS ON A HILARIOUS TOUR OF HIS VARIED CAREER IN
THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL
"PAUL F. TOMPKINS: LABORING UNDER DELUSIONS"
DEBUTING SATURDAY, APRIL 21 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
This April, Comedy Central will be premiering two original one-hour stand-up specials from Jo Koy and Paul F. Tompkins: "Jo Koy: Lights Out" debuts on Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusion" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Also this month, the network television premiere of Patton Oswalt's greatest work airs when "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "South Park" and "Ugly Americans."
"Jo Koy: Lights Out" - Comedy Central Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special
Sunday, April 1 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Jo Koy is back with an all-new Comedy Central one-hour special filled with hilarious stories about his life and family. Find out why sleep is a near-death experience for the comedian, what he thinks is the number one mistake all parents make and why his son will always associate the image of his naked father with earthquakes. Newcomers will be arrested by Jo's animated style and fans will find plenty of laughs from the comedian they love. "Jo Koy: Lights Out" debuts on Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.
"Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" - Network Television Premiere
Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
In this Network Television Premiere, Patton Oswalt shares his thoughts on romantic comedies, being a new dad, the art of vomiting, and imagining what it would be like if Jesus was a superhero.
"Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions" - Comedy Central Original World Premiere Stand-Up Special
Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight
When it comes to odd jobs, Paul F. Tompkins has experienced them all, stand-up comedian included. In his latest Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special Tompkins (supported by his impressive mustache) takes viewers on a hilarious tour of his varied career. Relive his glory days as an embittered video store employee, a hat shop salesman catering to tourists looking for "king hats," an actor with an improbable cameo in an epic film, and anxious host of VH1's "Best Week Ever." "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusion" debuts on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.
"Semi-Pro" - Comedy Central Premiere
Saturday, April 7 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Starring Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson. Nineteen-seventies one-hit basketball wonder Jackie Moon dreams of a merger between his basketball team, the Flint Tropics, and the NBA. When the opportunity presents itself, Jackie vows to do whatever it takes to lead his team to victory.
"Stan Helsing" - Network Television Premiere
Saturday, April 14 from 11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Starring Kenan Thompson and Leslie Nielsen. Following in the footsteps of "Scary Movie," "Stan Helsing" parodies the grand array of monster flicks that have haunted audiences for years. Stan Helsing and his crew go on a journey that will bring them face to face with Hollywood's scariest bad guys, from Chucky to Freddy Krueger to a Jewish Mike Myers.
"Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" - Comedy Central Premiere
Sunday, April 15 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller. Average Joe Peter LaFleur is losing his gym to his bitter rival, overly competitive fitness guru White Goodman. In a fight to save his gym, LaFleur puts together a team of misfits and enters a dodgeball tournament, only to find Goodman and his crew has done the same. What ensues is an epic battle of strength and wit... dodgeball style.
"Dumb & Dumber" - Comedy Central Premiere
Saturday, April 21 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. When simple-minded friends Harry and Lloyd find a briefcase, they make it their mission to return it to its beautiful owner. Unaware that the case is actually full of ransom money, the two embark on a bumbling journey where they encounter criminals, cops, and a whole mess of trouble in this comedy classic.