“DRUNK HISTORY” SEASON FOUR PREMIERES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

  • Season Premiere Features Ron Funches, Thomas Lennon, Thomas Middleditch & Chris Parnell
  • “Drunk History” Season 3 Available on the Comedy Central App and at cc.com/drunk Episodes from Season Four Available Day of Air on the Comedy Central App

NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 – To paraphrase Napoleon Bonaparte, “History is the version of past events that people have agreed upon…and then there’s the version of the inebriated.” The Emmy®-nominated Comedy Central series “Drunk History” returns for a 10-episode fourth season on Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, following an all-new “Tosh.0.” Fans can catch up on season three on the Comedy Central App and at cc.com/drunk.

In the season premiere, Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner bring viewers the appropriately themed episode “Great Escapes,” offering intoxicated versions of Devil’s Island, The Titanic and Timothy Leary’s prison escape. Steve Berg narrates William Willis’s (Thomas Middleditch) expedition to Devil’s Island to save Bernard Carnot (Derek Waters) and on the way encounters island local Jules (Ron Funches). Doug Jones recounts baker Charles Joughin’s (Chris Parnell) inebriated survival from the sinking of the Titanic; and Duncan Trussell explains how psychologist Timothy Leary (Thomas Lennon) escaped from prison.

Other A-list guest stars featured this season include Louie Anderson, Billie Joe Armstrong, Vanessa Bayer, Sugar Lyn Beard, Rachel Bilson, Michael Cera, Josh Charles, John Cho, Kat Dennings, Anthony Edwards, Jessie Ennis, Kevin Farley, Charlie Finn, Jenna Fischer, Ben Folds, Rich Fulcher, Alexandra Grey, Dave Grohl, Tony Hale, Colin Hanks, Ed Helms, Ashley Johnson, Callum Joyce, Taran Killam, David Koechner, Samm Levine, Trace Lysette, Jack McBrayer, Michael McKean, Kyle Mooney, Elizabeth Olsen, Patton Oswalt, Busy Philipps, Aubrey Plaza, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Pollak, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sarah Ramos, Andrew Rannells, Rob Riggle. Jason Ritter, Ronda Rousey, Andrea Savage, Taylor Schilling, Liev Schreiber, Brendan Sexton III, Alia Shawkat, Gabourey Sidibe, Juno Temple, Allison Tolman, Joe Lo Truglio, David Wain, Michaela Watkins, Mae Whitman, Mariah Wilson and Bokeem Woodbine.

This season’s plastered narrators navigating the epic historical events also include Paget Brewster, Lucius Dillon, Eric Edelstein, Rich Fulcher, Mark Gagliardi, Tymberlee Hill, Daryl Johnson, Jenny Johnson, Kyle Kinane, Lauren Lapkus, Lyric Lewis, Tess Lynch, Hillary Anne Matthews, Allan McLeod, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Katie Nolan, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Romano, Amber Ruffin, Nick Rutherford, JD Ryznar, Jenny Slate, Mike Still, Patrick Walsh and Crissle West.

The Comedy Central App will offer fans that authenticate via their cable or satellite provider episodes of “Drunk History” season three the day after air. The Comedy Central App is available for free for iOS on the App Store, for Android on the Google Play store, and on Chromecast and Xbox One. Episodes of “Drunk History” will also be available the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Vudu, Verizon Flexview, and Google Play.

Fans of the show can connect with other Drunk History buffs, watch show clips, and check out exclusive Behind the Scenes content on Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat Discover. Throughout the season, we’ll also be serving up the best, most shareable moments on giphy.com.

Created for television by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, “Drunk History” is produced by Gary Sanchez Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. Ian Friedman and Daniel Wolfberg are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

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