or


[04/26/12 - 09:12 AM]
"Futurama" Returns to Comedy Central(R) With a Two-Episode Premiere on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Comedy Central Live at Bonnaroo" on Saturday, June 23 at 11:30/10:30c.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central: June 2012 Programming Highlights

(all times are et/pt)

WHAT'S SUMMER WITHOUT PIZZA, ROBOTS AND ONE-EYED ALIENS? "FUTURAMA" RETURNS TO COMEDY CENTRAL(R) WITH A TWO-EPISODE PREMIERE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 AT 10:00 P.M. AND 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

COMEDY CENTRAL TEAMS UP WITH BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL TO TAPE AN ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR COMPILATION STAND-UP SPECIAL PREMIERING ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23 AT 11:30 P.M. ET/PT

MERRY HALF CHRISTMAS! CELEBRATE THE "WORKAHOLICS'" FAVORITE HOLIDAY ON MONDAY, JUNE 25 WITH A BLOCK OF CHRISTMAS THEMED MOVIES, SPECIALS AND SERIES EPISODES

SHARE SOME LAUGHS WITH DAD THIS FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND! TUNE-IN FOR A RANDY MARSH "SOUTH PARK" MARATHON ON SATURDAY, JUNE 16 AND A FUTURISTIC FATHER'S DAY "FUTURAMA" MARATHON ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17

This June, viewers are advised to fasten their seatbelts for the return of everyone's favorite intergalactic pizza delivery boy from the future. Fry, Bender, Leela and their alien friends are back on Comedy Central to premiere a brand-new season of the Emmy(R) Award-winning series "Futurama." The season kicks off with a two-episode premiere on Wednesday, June 20. For the first time ever, Comedy Central and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival are joining forces to produce an original compilation stand-up special. Select performances from Bonnaroo's Comedy Theatre will be filmed and edited into the one-hour special, debuting on Saturday, June 23. Celebrate the "Workaholics'" favorite holiday, Half Christmas, with the gang and watch holiday themed episodes of network favorite series, movies and specials on Monday, June 25. Make sure to give Dad the gift he's been dreaming of - spend quality time together watching dad-centric episodes of "South Park" and "Futurama" on Father's Day weekend. In addition, check out all-new episodes of the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "Workaholics" and "The Half Hour."

SERIES

"Futurama" (Season Seven Premiere)

Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

Prepare to be transported to the year 3000 for the return of Fry, Bender, Leela and the usual cast of twelve-dimensional space monsters. Back by popular demand, Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's brilliantly subversive animated sci-fi comedy "Futurama" debuts its seventh season on Comedy Central this summer. In 2011, the series earned two Emmy(R) Awards for Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Maurice LaMarche. "Futurama" follows the life of Philip J. Fry (Billy West), a pizza delivery boy who accidentally stumbles into a freezer on December 31, 1999 and wakes up a thousand years later. In his future home of New New York City, Fry goes to work for the Planet Express Intergalactic delivery company, where he befriends Bender (John DiMaggio), a booze-fueled robot, and sets his romantic sights on Leela (Katey Sagal), a sexy cyclops who enjoys beating him up.

SPECIALS

"Comedy Central Live At Bonnaroo" (working title) - Comedy Central Original Stand-Up Special (World Premiere)

Saturday, June 23 from 11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. ET/PT

Didn't get a chance to go to the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee? Don't worry, Comedy Central has your ticket! Tune in to see stand-up performances featured at the Comedy Theatre at Bonnaroo, which has become a favorite stop at the festival and has hosted some of the biggest comics touring today. Experience the Roo without having to sleep in a tent.

STUNTS

Father of the Year "South Park" Marathon (working title)

Saturday, June 16 from 9:00 p.m. - Midnight ET/PT

Get ready for Father's Day by spending Saturday night with America's favorite Dad: Randy Marsh. Join Randy as he fights for his honor, searches for the Internet, gets a marijuana card, produces a musical, and more. No need to get him a present, just watch some "South Park" and make Dad proud!

Futuristic Father's Day (working title)

Sunday, June 17 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

Honor Dad this Father's day by getting psyched for the new season with nine episodes of "Futurama," all about being a father. Watch as the Professor clones a son, Bender adopts a dozen orphans, Fry becomes his own grandfather, and Kif gets knocked up by a girl. Fans don't have to watch with their dad, but he'd probably like them more if they did.

Half Christmas

Monday, June 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. ET/PT

The smell of chestnuts roasting over an open fire and sunscreen can only mean one thing: it's Half Christmas! It's the "Workaholics'" favorite time of year. Finish up the last minute shopping and decorating, and gather the family around the television for holiday favorites like "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," "Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special," and more holiday cheer starting at 10:00 a.m.

MOVIES

"Grandma's Boy" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, June 2 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

Starring Nick Swardson and Jonah Hill. Evicted from his apartment, video game tester Alex has no choice but to move in with his grandmother and her two eccentric roommates who fill his free time with chores around the house. Though exhausted from working all day and designing his own video game by night, Alex must figure out how to compete with the company hotshot and get the girl of his dreams.

"Private Parts" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, June 2 from 11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. ET/PT

Starring Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, and Paul Giamatti. Howard Stern stars as himself in this adaptation of his best-selling autobiography. Watch his journey from an awkward teenager to a breakout success on the radio.

"Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, June 9 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET/PT

Starring Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer. Dr. Roscoe Stevens is a talk-show sensation who seems to have everything - fame, fortune, and a hot fiancé. When he returns to his sleepy, Southern hometown for a family celebration, Roscoe is quickly reminded of all the reasons he left in the first place. As his crazy, small-town family challenges his new big-city attitude, Roscoe is forced to take a look at the man he's become.

"Mallrats" - Comedy Central Premiere

Friday, June 22 from Midnight - 2:00 a.m. ET/PT

Starring Ben Affleck, Jeremy London, and Jason Lee. Catch the Comedy Central premiere of this '90s classic from Kevin Smith about two broken-hearted guys who head to the mall to kill some time. Join them as they find a slew of mall misfits, including fan favorites Jay and Silent Bob, and wind up in a twisted plot to win back their girlfriends and stick it to their enemies.

"Mystery Men" - Comedy Central Premiere

Saturday, June 23 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Starring Ben Stiller, William H. Macy, and Hank Azaria. In Champion City, wannabe superheroes Mr. Furious, The Shoveler, and The Blue Raja struggle to make a name for themselves in the shadow of the city's greatest superhero, Captain Amazing. However, when Captain Amazing is kidnapped by supervillain Cassanova Frankenstein, the fate of the city lies in their inadequate hands.





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· HALF HOUR, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.