COMEDY CENTRAL: October 2012 Programming Highlights
(all times are et/pt)
COMEDIC ALL-STARS UNITE FOR COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R)
"NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AMERICA COMES TOGETHER FOR AUTISM PROGRAMS"
HOSTED BY JON STEWART, AIRING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
IT'S TIME FOR ANOTHER REVOLUTION!
FLUFFY AND FRIENDS ARE BACK WITH A SECOND SEASON OF "GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS STAND-UP REVOLUTION" DEBUTING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
COMEDIAN T.J. MILLER RETURNS TO COMEDY CENTRAL
TO PREMIERE THE UNIQUE NEW STAND-UP SERIES "MASH UP"
ON TUESDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 9 AT 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
WORLDWIDE COMEDY SENSATION JEFF DUNHAM WILL DEBUT HIS
FIFTH SPECIAL ON COMEDY CENTRAL THIS OCTOBER
THE HALLOWEEN THEMED "JEFF DUNHAM: MINDING THE MONSTERS"
DEBUTS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
MR. HUGHLEY GOES TO WASHINGTON!
THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL
"D.L. HUGHLEY: THE ENDANGERED LIST"
PREMIERES ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
This October, comedy superstars join together for the fourth biennial special event, "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs." "Night of Too Many Stars" will tape at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Saturday, October 13 and will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. with additional live wrap-arounds.
Two stand-up series will air this October on CC. Season two of "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" debuts on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 p.m. and the series premiere of "Mash Up," hosted by T.J. Miller, will air on Tuesday, October 9 at 12:30 a.m.
Jeff Dunham also returns to COMEDY CENTRAL just in time for Halloween to debut his fifth comedy special, "Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters," on Sunday, October 7 at 9:00 p.m. D.L. Hughley embarks on a mission to get the black man classified as an endangered species in the COMEDY CENTRAL original special, "D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List," premiering on Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 p.m.
In addition, check out all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0," "Brickleberry," "South Park" and "Key & Peele."
"Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" (Season Two Premiere)
Thursday, October 4 from 10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
It's time for another revolution! Gabriel Iglesias is back at it and taking over the Ft. Lauderdale Improv with his funniest friends for the second season of "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution." Iglesias opens each of the six episodes with all-new material, introducing several stand-up guests throughout each show. Comedian and long-time friend Martin Moreno returns as the show announcer, and guest commentator and three-time Grammy(R) Award winners Ozomatli are also back to rock the house. Keep the party going and make it loud with Fluffy and friends Thursday nights this fall on COMEDY CENTRAL.
"Mash Up" (Series Premiere)
Tuesday, October 9 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
"Mash Up" is a unique new half-hour stand-up series - an exciting mix of stand-up, sketch comedy, and visualizations, hosted by T.J. Miller. Featuring stand-up performances from a host of comedians including Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Pete Holmes, and Reggie Watts, "Mash Up" bolsters the sets with stylized recreations of the jokes being said on stage. Tune in to check out this exciting new series and catch some high profile special guests.
"Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters" (World Premiere)
Sunday, October 7 from 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Worldwide comedy sensation Jeff Dunham will debut his fifth comedy special, "Minding the Monsters," on COMEDY CENTRAL just in time for Halloween. Join Walter, Peanut, Bubba J, José Jalape�o (on a STEEK!), and Achmed the Dead Terrorist as they've never been seen before! Enter the ultimate haunted house where Walter transforms into something grumpier than he already is, beer-swilling redneck Bubba J rises from the dead, Peanut becomes his alter ego, The Purple Avenger of the Night, and Achmed dresses to kill in an outfit that would terrify even the most terrifying terrorist. In "Minding the Monsters," Dunham's phenomenally successful comedy is taken to a whole new level that's so funny it's scary!
"D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List" (COMEDY CENTRAL Original World Premiere)
Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight
D.L. Hughley embarks on a mission to get the black man classified as an endangered species. In the world premiere of this one-hour special, Hughley crisscrosses the country to examine the state of the black man. From gang-bangers in South Central to black farmers in Tennessee to white supremacists in Michigan, he collects his evidence to present his case to lawmakers in Washington DC - that is, if he doesn't get thrown out first. From "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" producers Timothy Greenberg, Miles Kahn, and Stuart Miller.
"Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" (Fourth Biennial Event)
Sunday, October 21 from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
COMEDY CENTRAL has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions and the New York Center for Autism for its fourth biennial special event, "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs." Taping on Saturday, October 13 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit for Autism programs will feature Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy all-stars including comedians Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Seth Rogen along with pundit Bill O'Reilly and Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello. This year's event will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, October 21 with additional live wrap-arounds featuring a celebrity phone bank, allowing viewers to call in during the airing to donate and speak with comedic and celebrity heavyweights such as Fred Armisen, Andy Cohen, Jack McBrayer, Bob Saget, Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Sudeikis. Additional talent for both nights will be announced shortly.
CC Retro Weekend (working title)
Friday October 12 at 12 a.m. through Sunday October 14 at 11:15 p.m.
Whoa, am I on the right channel? What's with all the neon and endless synthesizer music? For one weekend only, everyone's favorite comedy brand is travelling back in time to celebrate the network television premiere of the new comedy classic, "Hot Tub Time Machine." COMEDY CENTRAL is flipping the switch on the whole network and bringing back a totally tubular 80s look, along with favorite 80s movies and stand-up. Pump up the Air Jordans, pull on the parachute pants, and soak in the glory of CC Retro Weekend.
Comedy Central's Boo-Ha-Ha
Wednesday, October 31 from 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween this year with a day of spooky movies, Halloween episodes of favorite COMEDY CENTRAL series, and Jeff Dunham's newest stand-up special, "Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters." Watching in costume is strongly encouraged.
"Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo" (COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere)
Saturday, October 6 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Starring Rob Schneider and Eddie Griffin. After the death of his wife, Deuce Bigalow reunites with his former pimp in Amsterdam and finds himself in the middle of a murder mystery - someone is killing off male gigolos left and right. Deuce knows that he can catch the killer with his street smarts and undeniable sex appeal.
"Austin Powers in Goldmember" (COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere)
Friday, October 12 from 12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Starring Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, and Michael Caine. Time travel! Betrayal! Accents! Fat suits! Austin Powers is back again and this time, he's got Beyoncé on his team. He'll need all the help he can get to save his father from the evil Goldmember and rid the world of danger once again.
"Hot Tub Time Machine" (Two-Night Network Television Premiere)
Saturday, October 13, from 9:00 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.
Sunday, October 14 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.
Starring John Cusack, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry and Chevy Chase. It's the network television premiere of the smash hit comedy that needs no introduction - but we'll give one anyway. Three friends and a teen nephew travel back in time in a hot tub to one fateful night in 1986 and relive their glory days. Now they just have to figure out how to avoid messing up the universe and get their hot tub back to the present with the help of a crazy repairman.
"Friday After Next" (COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere)
Saturday, October 20 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps. After finally finding a place of their own, things are looking up for cousins Craig and Day-Day - until they're robbed on Christmas Eve by a guy in a Santa suit. While keeping their day jobs as mall security guards, the guys try to track down the thief and get their rent money and Christmas presents back.
"The Pink Panther" (COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere)
Sunday, October 21 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Starring Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, and Beyoncé Knowles. Bumbling detective Inspector Clouseau is on the trail of a murderer, completely unaware that he was actually sent to keep the press on the wrong trail while the best cops work the case in secret. In spite of his own idiocy, Clouseau tries to solve the mystery, recover the Pink Panther Diamond, and save Beyoncé's life all by himself.