KROLL SHOW Season 2 Premiere Among Comedy Central's Best Bets
Comedy Central announces its Best Bets for week of January 12
Monday, January 13 - Thursday, January 16
"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 Roger Ross Williams, director of the documentary "God Loves Uganda" (Monday, January 13); Tim Gunn, host of the Lifetime fashion competition series "Under the Gunn" (Tuesday, January 14); Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense and author of the book "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War" (Wednesday, January 15); and Steven Brill, columnist for TIME (Thursday, January 16).
"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 Fanning, Executive Producer for "Frontline" on PBS (Monday, January 13); Deborah Solomon, author of the book "American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell" (Tuesday, January 14); Gabriel Sherman, author of the book "The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News - and Divided a Country" (Wednesday, January 15); and Naquasia LeGrand, fast food employee (Thursday, January 16).
Midnight - 12:30 a.m. (All-New Episodes)
The guests for this week's all-new episodes of "@midnight" include Kyle Kinane, Matt Braunger, and Cristela Alonzo (Monday, January 13); Rory Scovel, Beth Stelling, and Jon Dore (Tuesday, January 14); Neal Brennan, Nikki Glaser, and Ron Funches (Wednesday, January 15); and Mike Lawrence, Jen Kirkman, and Paul F. Tompkins (Thursday, January 16).
Tuesday, January 14
10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere) "Cake Train"
Nick Kroll and his many characters return for a second season of "Kroll Show," a sketch-uational comedy highlighting Kroll's smart and absurd take on of-the-moment pop culture topics like internet life, professional sports, nightclub culture and the television landscape. Upcoming guest stars include Bill Burr, Will Forte, Andy Daly, Jon Heder, Pete Holmes, Jason Mantzoukis, Adam Pally, Jordan Peele, Katy Perry and Craig Robinson.
"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 Joe Rogan, David Koechner, Steve Rannazzisi, Bobby Lee, Natasha Leggero, and Kumail Nanjiani, and more. This week's all-new episode features Fortune Feimster.
Friday, January 17
"Road Trip: Beer Pong" - Comedy Central Premiere
12:25 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Three college roommates join a bus full of models to travel across the country to the National Beer Pong Championship.
Saturday, January 18
"Neal Brennan: Women and Black Dudes" - Comedy Central Original Stand-Up World Premiere
Midnight - 1:00 a.m. (World Premiere)
"Neal Brennan: Women and Black Dudes" is the first Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special from Emmy-nominated writer, director, producer, co-creator of "Chappelle's Show" and comedian Neal Brennan. Brennan delivers bold and fearless material that dives deep into issues of race and gender, from women's focus on cuteness to the exciting day his black friends told him he could use the N-word. Taped at the Civic Theater in New Orleans, Brennan brings some real talk about women, black dudes, and more!
Photo credit: Ron Batzdorff