Joey Diaz THIS IS NOT HAPPENING Among Comedy Central's Best Bets for Week of 12/8
Comedy Central announces Best Bets for week of December 8
Sunday, December 8
"Brody Stevens: Enjoy it!"
Midnight - 1:00 a.m. (All-New Episodes) "I'm Sorry, Chelsea" and "Oklahoma Cupid"
Tune in for Comedy Central's first-ever dramatic comedy series, following the emotional-rollercoaster life of stand-up comic Brody Stevens, one of the funniest comedians you've never heard of. The camera tracks Stevens as he pulls his life back together after suffering a mental breakdown that is witnessed by the world via Twitter. After spending time in the UCLA Psych ward, Stevens is back on his meds and trying to mend his relationships as well as revive his career. In this week's back-to-back episodes, "I'm Sorry, Chelsea" and "Oklahoma Cupid," Brody apologizes to Chelsea Handler for blowing up at her crew and walking out of his job at her show. Then, after years of being single, Brody gets his mother to help him fill out an OK Cupid profile and goes on a blind date.
Monday, December 9 - Thursday, December 12
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (All-New Episodes)
The guests for this week's all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" are to be announced.
"The Colbert Report"
11:30 p.m. - Midnight (All-New Episodes)
The guests for this week's all-new episodes of "The Colbert Report" include David Keith, author promoting the book "A Case for Climate Engineering" (Monday, December 9); Alex Blumberg, contributing editor for NPR's "Planet Money" (Tuesday, December 10); Elizabeth Gilbert, author promoting the novel "The Signature of All Things" (Wednesday, December 11); and George Packer, author of the book "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America" (Thursday, December 12).
Tuesday, December 10
10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Season-Finale Episode)
Tune in to the season finale of "Tosh.0" to catch a "Best of Season 5" special feature.
10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Best of Season 1) "The Greatest Hits of It"
A look back at some of the favorite sketches from season 1 of "Kroll Show" and a sneak peek into season 2 hosted by Nick Kroll and his friends: Jenny Slate, Jason Mantzoukas, and Jon Daly.
"This Is Not Happening" - All-New Season 2 Episodes Now Airing on CC:Studios
CC.com/CC-Studios/TINH (All-New Episode)
A long-form storytelling show hosted by Ari Shaffir, "This Is Not Happening" spotlights comedians telling hilarious and true battle stories from the most outrageous nights they can remember. Comedians featured in Season 2 include David Koechner, Joe Rogan, Steve Rannazzisi, Bobby Lee, Natasha Leggero, and Kumail Nanjiani, and more. This week's all-new episode features Joey Diaz.
Wednesday, December 11
10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Season-Finale Episode)
"South Park" is back for season 17 with 10 all-new episodes! In last week's episode, "Titties and Dragons," the doors to the mall finally opened for the biggest Black Friday sale in history, and the boys battled over which gaming device to buy. Tune in December 11 at 10:00 p.m. to catch the season finale!
"Key & Peele"
10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (All-New Episode)
Obama and Luther are back for another term! Sketch comedy geniuses Key and Peele are here for another season with a whole new batch of characters. In this week's all-new episode, sketches include the introduction to the newest set of East/West Bowl players, Devon the Landlord searching Jordan's apartment, and Jordan being offended by an overly sexual co-worker.
Thursday, December 12
"Adam Devine's House Party"
12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. (All-New Episode) "Lady Troopers"
"Adam Devine's House Party" spotlights 24 of Devine's favorite up-and-coming comedians in an eight episode series. Viewers will find out what happens behind the scenes when Devine is given a massive party budget and free Reign of an LA mansion. Naturally, things get a little crazy as some of Devine's favorite up-and-coming comedians stop by to enjoy the party and perform stand-up sets on the incredible backyard stage. In this week's all-new episode, "Stunt Audition," Adam hosts comedians Ron Babcock, the Lucas Brothers, and Sam Simmons.
Saturday, December 14
"Analyze This" - Comedy Central Premiere
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal. After suffering a panic attack, mob boss Paul Vitti (Robert DeNiro) starts seeing a psychiatrist in secret. Now, on top of dealing with an unruly son and planning his second wedding, Dr. Ben Sobel (Billy Crystal) has to take on the hurting tough guy and try to pull him together again.
"The Longest Yard" - Comedy Central Premiere
10:15 p.m. - 12:45 a.m.
Starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds and Nelly. Disgraced star quarterback Paul Crewe (Adam Sandler) has landed himself in jail after a drunken joyride. Now he has to turn a rag-tag crew of inmates into a football team to play the prison guards and stick it to the corrupt warden.
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