Comedy Central Summer
August Programming Highlights
Get Ready For Will Ferrell In
Premieres Tuesday, August 1 At *
This Year's Roastee Is The Shat!
"The Comedy Central Roast Of William Shatner"
Premieres Sunday, August 20 At
Indian-Canadian Russell Peters Brings His Comedy To The States In The All-New, Stand-Up Special "Russell Peters: Outsourced" World Premiere Saturday, August 26 At
Comedy Central Premieres
Tuesday, August 1 at
Encore presentations air Wednesday, August at and , Thursday, August 3 at and Friday, August 4 at
In the new feature film "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," Will Ferrell stars as legendary race car driver Ricky Bobby, who either finishes first or not at all. To improve results, Bobby’s team owner hires a new driver, who soon becomes Ricky Bobby’s biggest rival. On Tuesday, August 1, Will and his co-stars Sasha Baron-Cohen, John C. Reilly, Leslie Bibb, David Koechner and Michael Clarke Duncan put the brakes on to bring you an exclusive behind-the-scenes sneak peek of their new movie, coming to theaters Friday, August 4.
"The Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner"
Sunday, August 20 at
Encore presentations airs Sunday, August 20 at 11:30 p.m., 1:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., Monday, August 21 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m., Friday, August 25 at 12:00 a.m. and Sunday, August 27 at 11:30 p.m.
On Sunday, August 20, a parade of celebrities and the funniest stand-up comics in the business are coming to Comedy Central. They'll hang out, have a few drinks, listen to a live performance by one of the hottest bands around and then spend 90 minutes ridiculing and insulting one unlucky person: this year's roastee, William Shatner. That's right -- it's the return of the Comedy Central Roast! In years past, the network lambasted Denis Leary, mocked Jeff Foxworthy and cut Pamela Anderson down to size. Tune in August 20 and find out what roasters REALLY think of the ultimate ex-Star Trekkie.
"Russell Peters: Outsourced"
Premieres Sunday, August 26 at
Indian-Canadian Russell Peters brings his comedy to the States in the Network Television Premiere of his one-hour, stand-up special. Join Russell as he presents your official guidebook to knowing the difference between the Asian races and find out why white people will never be as racist as Asian people. Plus, learn why Russell won’t renegotiate his shoe size and why an Indian should never be without his deodorant.
Comedy Central Stunts
Sunday, August 6 from to
Grab a huge dose of Will Ferrell in Comedy Central's Willpower Sunday! At , catch Ferrell as the legendary Bob Woodward, who brings down the Nixon administration with the help of two ditzy teenage girls, in "Dick." At , Ferrell is Sky Corrigan, the boy Mary Katherine Gallagher drools over and longs to kiss, in "Superstar." At , Ferrell plays the evil fashion designer Mugatu, who tries to assassinate the prime minister of
Monday, August 7 to Thursday, August 10 at each day
Summer is almost over and unfortunately another year of school is right around the corner. Cartman, Kyle, Stan, Kenny and the rest of the kids from "
"Friday Night Stand-Up with the Guys"
Friday, August 11 from to
Ever have the sudden urge to burp or to grunt? Own fewer than five pairs of shoes? Ever attend sporting events more than three times per year? If viewers exhibit any of these symptoms, Comedy Central may have the answer. This Friday night, consult the remote control and take a dose of therapeutic stand-up comedy. Active ingredients include the tell-it-like-it-is power of Steve McGrew and the soothing down-on-the-farm delivery of Larry the Cable Guy. Side effects of "Friday Night Stand-Up with the Guys" may include the uncontrollable desire to yell “Git R Done.”
Saturday, August 12 from to
Sunday, August 13 from to
The nation may be red, white and blue, but this weekend, Comedy Central is bringing viewers all the down-home
Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 from to
There’s only one place on Earth where people are routinely meaner and crueler than they are on stage at the Comedy Central Roast:
Sunday, August 20 beginning at
Is it getting hot in here, or is it just Comedy Central programming? This Sunday, Comedy Central brings viewers a day of movies featuring men and women jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire. Watch Eddie Murphy attempt to save a Buddhist mystic while under fire from an evil cabal in "The Golden Child." Stay tuned as Chris Evans gets burned by a wager gone wrong in "Not Another Teen Movie." Don't miss a sex-crazed ghost turn up the heat with Tori Spelling in "Scary Movie 2." The network's even got Jamie Kennedy laying down some sizzling beats in "
"Back to School Friday Night Stand-Up"
Friday, August 25 from to
Just because school is around the corner, doesn’t mean viewers can’t laugh it off. Tune in this Friday for a night of stand-up that will help Comedy Central fans laugh away their back-to-school woes. Comedian Mike Birbiglia will fill everybody in on why only certain people can use the word ‘cracker’. Catch Jim Gaffigan as he confesses his love for hot pockets and The Food Network. Plus, check out a brand new episode of "Live At Gotham" featuring stand-up from Joe Rogan and six up-and-coming comics, taped live at Gotham Comedy Club in
"Class Act Sunday"
Sunday, August 27 from to
Tune in to Comedy Central this Sunday for three back-to-school movies featuring guys that put the ‘ass’ in class act. At watch the cad Heath Ledger try to tame the shrew Julia Stiles in "10 Things I Hate About You." At see fratboys Barry Watson and Harland Williams don dresses and go undercover in the DOG house in "Sorority Boys." At watch as slacker Adam Sandler goes back to school in "Billy Madison."