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2012-08-22 06:22:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and its ongoing political coverage "Democalypse 2012," is literally heating up as the entire staff heads to Tampa next week to broadcast a week of shows during the Republican National Convention titled, "RNC 2012: The Road to Jeb Bush 2016" airing nightly at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT from Tuesday, August 28 through Friday, August 31. "RNC 2012: The Road to Jeb Bush 2016" coverage of the 2012 RNC is taping at the Straz Center...

2012-08-20 06:25:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lewis Black is as angry as ever in the network television premiere of "Lewis Black: In God We Rust," debuting on COMEDY CENTRAL on Friday, September 7 at 12:00 midnight ET/PT. Black is a comedian like no other, and he brings his signature style to this new special, filmed at the historic State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. He rants about getting older, holidays that seem to be held in the wrong months, and his phone that doesn't make calls, but does...

2012-08-15 06:26:59

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer may be coming to an end, but COMEDY CENTRAL is riding the heat wave into the fall! This autumn, the network will premiere a sizzling hot line-up of hilarious new series and specials as well as returning favorites including: the return of brand hits ("Tosh.0," "Key & Peele," "South Park" and "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution"); the debut of a new animated series from Daniel Tosh ("Brickleberry") and a unique new half-hour...

2012-08-02 10:25:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL announced today the final line-up of Roasters for the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Roseanne" (#RoseanneRoast). Ellen Barkin, Wayne Brady and Gilbert Gottfried have been added to the all-star roster of Roasters led by Roast Master Jane Lynch. The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Roseanne" will tape at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 4 and will premiere on Sunday, August 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Barkin, Brady and Gottfried...

2012-08-02 10:24:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing is off-limits for Amy Schumer in the world premiere of her first original one-hour stand-up special, "Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff," premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL on Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Before a live audience at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco, Schumer airs every hilarious, messed up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with unexpected body parts to hate-filled personal grooming appointments. In...

2012-06-12 06:23:56

NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience "The Roo" without having to sleep in a tent! The festival experience comes to COMEDY CENTRAL with the world premiere of "CC:Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience," premiering Saturday, June 23 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. COMEDY CENTRAL and the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival have teamed up to create the one-hour compilation stand-up special, which taped over this past weekend from Bonnaroo's famed Comedy Theatre. "CC:Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo...

2012-04-24 10:22:56

NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, today announced talent scheduled to attend the April 28 ceremony, including the first announced presenters of the 2012 "Comedy Awards" which include Chris Rock, Will Arnett, Tracy Morgan, Maya Rudolph, Adam Scott and the previously announced Jon Stewart, who will present Don Rickles with the "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence."...

2012-04-02 06:25:21

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, announced today that legendary comedian Don Rickles will be honored as the recipient of the prestigious "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence" at this year's ceremony. "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart will present him with the prestigious award. The "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence" is presented annually in honor of iconic comedian...

2012-03-19 06:23:40

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The SF LGBT Center is pleased to announce that Bay Area comedian Marga Gomez will emcee Soiree 10, the Parisian Belle Epoque-themed celebration of the Center's 10th Anniversary, on March 24, 2012. Marga will host and perform as part of a cabaret of San Francisco's best queer artists and hottest DJs.Marga's long and colorful career includes achievements in comedy, theater, film, and television. She has won numerous awards including Best...

2012-03-06 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations for the second annual "The Comedy Awards" were announced today with "Modern Family," "Bridesmaids," "30 Rock," "Crazy, Stupid, Love." and Louis C.K. leading the way with the most nominations. The annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy will be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, April 28 and will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The nominees for the second annual event...