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[04/05/13 - 08:31 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Returns for Season Two on Friday, May 3 at Midnight with New Episodes Airing Fridays at Midnight and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
Also next month: the world premiere stand-up special from Pete Holmes, "Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" on Sunday, May 12.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL: May 2013 Programming Highlights

(all times are et/pt)

COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R) STAND-UP SERIES "THE HALF HOUR" RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO ON FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT MIDNIGHT WITH NEW EPISODES AIRING FRIDAYS AT MIDNIGHT AND 12:30 A.M. ET/PT

ENTER THE STRANGE AND SILLY WORLD OF PETE HOLMES WHEN THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HIS COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL STAND-UP SPECIAL "PETE HOLMES: NICE TRY, THE DEVIL" DEBUTS SUNDAY, MAY 12 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

Spring is in the air and laughter is in bloom this May on COMEDY CENTRAL. Season two of the brand's stand-up series "The Half Hour" debuts on Friday, May 3 at Midnight with all new episodes airing Fridays at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. Also this month, the world premiere stand-up special from Pete Holmes, "Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" airs Sunday, May 12 at 11:00 p.m. In addition, check out all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Tosh.0" and "Inside Amy Schumer" throughout the month.

ORIGINAL SERIES

"The Half Hour" - Season Two Premiere

Friday, May 3 from Midnight - 12:30 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

COMEDY CENTRAL continues to bring the freshest and most unique stars of stand-up comedy with Season 2 of "The Half Hour!" Join Jared Logan, Erik Griffin, Nikki Glaser and more for their first solo specials, every Friday night.

SPECIALS

"Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" - COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up World Premiere

Sunday, May 12 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight

In his first hour-long special on COMEDY CENTRAL, comedian and podcast host (Nerdist Industries' "You Made It Weird") Pete Holmes perfects his signature silliness and really gets into that time Juan won one. While he may look like a youth pastor, he's as comfortable talking about religion as he is secretly hating his girlfriend's friends and being a straight man who is "100% gay for Ryan Gosling." Trust us, this special is McDonald's.

STUNTS

South Beach Double Feature

Sunday, May 12 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Join COMEDY CENTRAL for a night at the beach, as we bring fans a block of stand-up featuring clips from this year's South Beach Comedy Festival! Catch specials from Kevin Hart and Daniel Tosh, all leading up to the world premiere of South Beach star Pete Holmes' new special, "Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" at 11:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend Stunt (title TBD)

Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, May 26, at 4:35 a.m.

Get ready to bust a gut with COMEDY CENTRAL this Memorial Day as the brand brings giant stacks of favorite series and the best movies all weekend long! Tune in Saturday for a super block of the funniest movies including "Dukes of Hazzard," "Take Me Home Tonight" and "Get Him to the Greek." Then get raunchy in late night with a rewind of the all-new series "Inside Amy Schumer" and found and half hours of "Tosh.0." Settle in on Sunday for hours and hours of "Key & Peele," "Chappelle's Show," "Futurama," "South Park" and "Brickleberry."

"South Park" Steals Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, from 11:00 a.m. - to 11:00 p.m.

It's the crime of the century! "South Park" is taking over Memorial Day with 12 hours of heist and magic-themed episodes inspired by the upcoming magician caper comedy "Now You See Me." Watch as Barack Obama and John McCain rig the election to steal jewels, Cartman pretends to have psychic powers, Al Gore tricks the world into believing in global warming, and so much more!

MOVIES

"Role Models" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Sunday, May 5 from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. After getting arrested for trying to drive their car straight off of a tow truck, Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) are forced to join a big brother mentoring program as punishment. They end up getting way more than they bargained for with their little bros and are hurled into a world of adolescent angst, medieval battles, and a little KISS thrown in for good measure.

"Nacho Libre" - COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere

Sunday, May 12 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Starring Jack Black. Nacho is a monk who's taken sh*t from people all his life. So one day, he decides to stick it to everyone, win the girl of his dreams, and save his orphanage with an ingenious plan - become a Luchador wrestler.

"Take Me Home Tonight" - Network Television Premiere

Sunday, May 19 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Starring Topher Grace, Dan Fogler, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt. Head back to the 80s for this comedy about summer love, second chances, and rolling down a hill in a giant metal ball. College grad Matt Franklin (Topher Grace) gets another shot at his high school crush Tori during a Memorial Day party. But is he man enough to seal the deal this time around?





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