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[07/15/14 - 08:41 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Jumps the Shark When It Unleashes... "Shart Week 2014," A Weeklong Exhibition of the Finest in Poop-Themed Programming, Beginning Sunday, August 3 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Tosh.0," "Futurama," "South Park," "Workaholics," "Chappelle's Show" and "Key & Peele" are among the themed episodes.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) JUMPS THE SHARK WHEN IT UNLEASHES... "SHART WEEK 2014," A WEEKLONG EXHIBITION OF THE FINEST IN POOP-THEMED PROGRAMMING, BEGINNING SUNDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 8:00 P.M. ET/PT

"Shart Week" to Feature Episodes of "Tosh.0," "Futurama," "South Park," "Workaholics," "Chappelle's Show," "Key & Peele" and More

"@midnight" to feature #ShartWeek-themed #HashtagWars All Week

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 - A salty, watery, bubbling, slick, slimy something gliding by your leg, followed by a quick thrash and it's all over: you sharted. No need for embarrassment. It happens to everybody, which is why Comedy Central is unleashing "Shart Week 2014" (#ShartWeek), blasting off on Sunday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. It's gonna be a gas. After all, there's no more swift - sometimes silent, always deadly - and evolutionarily advanced (mood) killer out there than the shart. It's the apex predator of gastrointestinal mishaps.

The weeklong excrement extravaganza bubbles up on Comedy Central nightly at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT with the most scatological episodes of "Tosh.0," "Futurama," "South Park," "Workaholics," "Chappelle's Show," "Key & Peele" and more, culminating on Saturday, August 9, when the #1 brand in comedy drops an epic #2: an airwaves-clogging 11.5 hour brick of poop-themed programming from 12:30 p.m. ET/PT to Midnight ET/PT. Additionally throughout the week, "@midnight" will feature "Shart Week"-themed #HashtagWars segments.

Throughout Shart Week, fans' best shart-inspired tales and photos will be featured on CC.com, on air, and across Comedy Central's social-media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram. Fans can also access the best in Shart Week entertainment on the CC app all week long.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.





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· CHAPPELLE'S SHOW (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· KEY & PEELE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)











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