COMEDY CENTRAL® SETS FALL PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
“South Park” Returns for 20th Season
NEW YORK, September 1, 2016 – The #1 brand in comedy’s fall schedule is jam-packed with returning fan favorites and new series and specials from the biggest names in comedy. The fall is highlighted by the historic 20th season of “South Park” and series premieres of “Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City,” following Kevin Hart as he travels to different cities to explore the local comedy scenes and introduces some of the newest voices in comedy today, and “Legends of Chamberlain Heights,” which centers on three high-school basketball benchwarmers: Jamal, Grover and Milk, three freshman friends tackling life with some wins and some losses. The coming months also promise exciting new seasons of “Drunk History,” “The Half Hour,” “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail,” “This Is Not Happening” and “Tosh.0,” as well as original stand-up specials from Pete Davidson, Kyle Kinane and Jeff Ross. In addition, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” returns with new episodes after Labor Day and “@midnight with Chris Hardwick” takes over a new timeslot.
On the digital front, Comedy Central will premiere a new short form series “Typical Rick,” along with new seasons of “Alternatino,” “Nothin’s Easy” and “Questionable Science,” available for streaming on digital platforms including cc.com and the Comedy Central App. Comedy Central on Snapchat Discover also continues to roll out original content including “Keepin’ a Brother Down,” which breaks down how seemingly innocent things are keeping black folks down.
Wednesday, September 14
“South Park” (Season Twenty Premiere) – 10:00 p.m.
130 Countries. 30 Languages. 46 Million Facebook Fans. 5 Emmys®. 4 Boys. 1 Town. “South Park’s” been there. The Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series’ kicks off its historic 20th season with 10 all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Tune-in to see what Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny get into this season and check out the season 20 trailer here.
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