• Tom Segura And Michael Kosta Star In Back-To-Back Premiere Episodes
    New All-Star Line-Up Includes:
    Natasha Leggero, Kyle Kinane, Chelsea Peretti, Hari Kondabolu,
    Mike Vecchione, Jack Whitehall, Jessi Klein And Sheng Wang

NEW YORK, December 15, 2010 – COMEDY CENTRAL, the ultimate source

in comedy, has scoured the stand-up universe and hand-selected sixteen of the funniest people out there.

Unveiling an all-new, all-star line-up of today’s finest comedians, the 15th season of “Comedy Central Presents

premieres Friday, January 21. The sharpest and most hilariously irreverent season ever kicks off with

“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Tom Segura” at 11:00 p.m., followed by “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Michael Kosta” at

11:30 p.m.

If comedy enthusiasts can’t wait until January 21 to get their stand-up fix, they’re in

luck because COMEDY CENTRAL is airing a special half-hour sneak peek of selected highlights from the upcoming

season with “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Best of 2011,” premiering on Friday, January 14 at 11:00


“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” is the premiere showcase for top stand-up talent. Filmed at New York

City’s Gerald W. Lynch Theater in front of a live audience, the 15th season of “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” will

air every Friday night beginning January 21 with two all-new episodes each week at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Fresh new episodes from this season will include stand-up performances from Jack Whitehall, Al Jackson, Chris D’Elia, Hari Kondabolu, Jay Larson, Kyle Kinane, Louis Katz, Mike

Vecchione, Natasha Leggero, Nate Bargatze and Sheng Wang.

Leading up to each on-air premiere

and throughout the new season, Jokes.com will feature preview clips and

never-before-aired footage from each episode of “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,” as well as viral videos from

comedians. In addition to this exclusive content, Jokes.com will feature

the latest tweets and chatter from the comedians themselves.

Each episode of “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”

will be made available the day after air in HD and SD for download-to-own on iTunes, Xbox, Zune, Playstation

and Amazon. A sneak peek of the season is also available now for free download on iTunes in SD and


“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” is produced by RickMill Productions. Paul Miller and Kimber Rickabaugh

from RickMill Productions served as executive producers of this season’s episodes of “COMEDY CENTRAL

Presents.” Ryan Polito served as director. JoAnn Grigioni is the executive in charge of production for


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network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a

registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet

address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and

archival press information and photographs visit Press

Central, COMEDY CENTRAL’s press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.

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entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online,

mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company’s portfolio spans more than 150 television

channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, GameTrailers and Xfire.

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