or


[12/03/18 - 08:13 AM]
Comedy Central Declares Stand-Up Month This January, Celebrating All That Is Special About the Stand-Up Special with New One-Hours from Ron Funches, James Davis, Chris Distefano, Roy Wood Jr. to Air Consecutive Fridays at 11 P.M. ET/PT
In addition, Comedy Central's all-new digital series "Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring" will premiere January 8 on YouTube, Facebook Watch, Twitter and Instagram and will spotlight a new up-and-coming comedian each Tuesday and Thursday weekly.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL DECLARES STAND-UP MONTH THIS JANUARY, CELEBRATING ALL THAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THE STAND-UP SPECIAL WITH NEW ONE-HOURS FROM RON FUNCHES, JAMES DAVIS, CHRIS DISTEFANO, ROY WOOD JR. TO AIR CONSECUTIVE FRIDAYS AT 11 P.M. ET/PT

Ron Funches: Giggle Fit Premieres January 4 James Davis: Live From The Town Premieres January 11 Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist Premieres January 18 And Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You Premieres January 25

New Digital Series Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring to Spotlight 14 Up-And-Comers Premiering January 8 on Comedy Central Social and Digital Platforms

NEW YORK, December 3, 2018 - Stand-up comedy - the cornerstone of the Comedy Central foundation - is FRONT AND CENTER to kick off the new year! January 2019 is Stand-Up Month on Comedy Central, featuring four all-new stand-up specials from comedic heavyweights Ron Funches (@midnight, The Half Hour), James Davis (Hood Adjacent with James Davis), Chris Distefano (Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, The Half Hour) and Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure), airing consecutive Fridays throughout the month at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. Additional audio, digital and on-air components are TBA.

In addition, Comedy Central's all-new digital series Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring will premiere January 8 on YouTube, Facebook Watch, Twitter and Instagram and will spotlight a new up-and-coming comedian each Tuesday and Thursday weekly. In the spirit of linear predecessors Adam Devine's House Party and Live at Gotham, the series will feature short sets from some of the comedy landscape's best young voices. The first cycle was filmed at Littlefield in Brooklyn and features Tom Thakkar, Petey DeAbreu, Dina Hashem, Natasha Vaynblat, Ian Lara, Clare O'Kane, Stavros Halkias, Hanna Dickinson, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Yedoye Travis, Marie Faustin, Ryan Beck, Martin Urbano, and Chris Cotton. A second cycle will be shot in Los Angeles in January, location and talent TBD.

SCHEDULE

Ron Funches: Giggle Fit premieres Friday, January 4 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

Ron Funches (@RonFunches) makes a dramatic wrestling-inspired entrance before hitting the stage for a precisely crafted hour that demonstrates his unique style of comedy. Forgoing the comic tendency to skewer and complain, Ron accentuates the positive in a refreshing set about a wide range of things he loves and enjoys: vision boarding, losing weight, parenting his autistic son, TV, and yes, wrestling. Filmed at The Neptune Theatre in Seattle, Ron Funches: Giggle Fit includes a pre-recorded custom open featuring professional wrestling icon Ric Flair.

James Davis: Live From The Town premieres Friday, January 11 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

James Davis: Live From The Town is a raucous hour of comedy that puts Davis's second-to-none stage presence and crowd engagement on full display. With a captivating delivery that keeps his audience hanging on his every word, Davis shows incredible range, including an impression of Barack Obama as a party DJ; the invention of Barbecue Davis, his professional golf alter-ego; dissections of social topics from #MeToo to police violence; and hilarious commentary on everything from "pimp uncles" to getting his car keyed. James Davis: Live From The Town was filmed at New Parish Theatre in Oakland, CA.

Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist premieres Friday, January 18 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

With a scripted opening featuring Chazz Palminteri, Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist is a hilarious and personal hour in which the Brooklyn native expounds on his fast-gentrifying home borough, fatherhood, and his own open-minded outlook despite a conservative upbringing. At once a charmer and the product of a grittier New York, Distefano examines Brooklyns new and old with a mindset similarly caught in between. Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist was filmed - where else? - in Brooklyn, at Roulette Intermedium.

Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You premieres January 25 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You is his second one-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central, performed live from Chicago's Vic Theatre. Following the success of his first special, Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure, the Daily Show correspondent and host of Comedy Central's storytelling show This is Not Happening hilariously explores some of today's most complicated issues, from the plight of the black superhero and national anthem protests to the many failed strategies men have used to avoid #MeToo allegations, Roy covers them all.





  [december 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[02/21/19 - 12:41 PM]
"The Eric Andre Show's" Kraft Punk Takes on D.C.
The special premieres Friday, March 8 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.

[02/21/19 - 12:03 PM]
"Animal Cribs" Returns to Animal Planet for a Second Season on March 1st at 9 PM ET/PT
Antonio Ballatore is on a mission - one that will allow families and their animals to live together in harmony.

[02/21/19 - 11:17 AM]
Tiffany Marie Smith and Charlie Field Cast in Title Roles of Lifetime Feature "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal"
Filming begins later this month in Vancouver for a spring debut.

[02/21/19 - 11:04 AM]
Cartoon Network to Unveil "Victor and Valentino" in U.S. and Latin America on Saturday, March 30
The series follows two half-brothers learning to appreciate each other's quirks and differences while exploring Monte Macabre, a small and mysterious town, where the myths and legends of Mesoamerican folklore come to life.

[02/21/19 - 10:47 AM]
The Musical Comedy "I Ship It" Season Two to Air on The CW Network Beginning Friday, April 19, Following "Dynasty"
The first season is currently streaming on CW Seed, The CW Network's digital network, where it premiered in 2016 and won a 2016 Streamy Award.

[02/21/19 - 10:20 AM]
Starz Inks "Kin" Development Deal with Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine
"Kin" follows three generations of women who are thrust together when their dynamic and controversial matriarch moves back to town.

[02/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Sports(R) and Uninterrupted Present the Season Premiere of "The Shop," Debuting Friday, March 1, Exclusively on HBO
Antonio Brown, Jamie Foxx, Meek Mill, Anthony Davis, Jerrod Carmichael and 2 Chainz are all featured on the new installment.

[02/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
Video: CBS All Access Reveals "The Twilight Zone" Official Trailer and Key Art
As previously announced, the series will premiere with two episodes on Monday, April 1.

[02/21/19 - 09:32 AM]
Brand-New "Moonshiners" Spin-Off "Moonshiners: Whiskey Business" Starring Tim Smith to Premiere Wednesday, March 13 on Discovery Channel
Outlaw turned legal moonshiner, Tim Smith has worked hard to establish his legal brand of liquor, Climax and do his father proud.

[02/21/19 - 09:14 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate as Home to Baseball's Greatest Events
In its 24th consecutive season of coverage, the network offers an impressive lineup featuring the sport's most coveted events including an exclusive presentation of the first-ever Major League Baseball game played in Europe.

[02/21/19 - 09:07 AM]
"Mama June: From Not to Hot" Season 3 Premieres Friday, March 15 at 9/8 C on WE tv
Additionally, fans can relive the most unbelievable scenes of the past two years with a kick-off special, "Mama's Most Outrageous Moments," airing at 8/7 C prior to the season 3 premiere.

[02/21/19 - 09:06 AM]
Netflix Signs Overall Series Deal with "Haunting" Team; Includes Next Season in Anthology Series
Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy will produce an all-new chapter in "The Haunting" anthology, with the next installment chronicling a new story with all new characters.

[02/21/19 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Otto Bathurst Will Direct and Executive Produce "Halo"
Bathurst will helm multiple episodes and executive produce the live-action series, which has an initial nine-episode order.

[02/21/19 - 08:42 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[02/21/19 - 07:09 AM]
Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks and Halsey to Be Honored at the "2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards," Airing Live, Thursday, March 14, on FOX
In addition, Garth Brooks will receive the first-ever iHeartRadio Artist of the Decade Award for his impact on the music industry as one of the world's most successful and beloved artists.