There’s nothing funny about back-to-school, colder temperatures and the countdown to winter, but The Comedy Networks laughs it off with saucy specials, long-awaited returns and all-new hilarity. Nothing says back to school like a blitz of hilarious specials including the killer ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. ET. When the roasting is done, rock out with JUST FOR LAUGHS: AMP’D (Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. ET), a hilarious mix of music and comedy from the 2011 Just for Laughs Festival, hosted by ”Weird Al” Yankovic and including the return of Tom Green’s Organized Rhyme. Then, leave it to comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to take it to the next level in a crazy, one-hour special, JEFF DUNHAM: CONTROLLED CHAOS(Sunday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET).
Nothing and no one is off limits when fan-favourite TOSH.0 returns Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m. ET with more sarcastic dissections of pop culture and the funniest of online videos. The following night, catch the TV debut of online sensation and Ha-Ha-Halifax-based sketch comedy troupe Picnicface in PICNICFACE premieringWednesday, Sept. 21 at 10:30 p.m. ET. Then, The Comedy Network gives viewers a reason to stay in on Friday nights with the new outrageous original seriesCOCKTALES, a weekly panel of guys’ guys that give “let it all hang out” a whole new meaning, beginning Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. ET.
Below is the list of Fall series on The Comedy Network. All programming is subject to change. Some screeners are available upon request.
UP ALL NIGHT – Series Premiere - NEW
Monday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PTRegan and Chris have been married for seven years and have just had their first child. They quickly realize that the baby complicates their not-so-grown-up lifestyle, which forces some major changes.
FREE AGENTS – Series Premiere - NEW
Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Alex is newly divorced and barely holding it together. After a drunken night, he ends up in bed with his co-worker, Helen. Helen is sure that she’s got it all together, but her obsession with her dead fiancée tells another story.
TOSH.O – Season Premiere
Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
It’s another season of internet hijinks mixed with hilarity as Daniel Tosh breaks down the best and the worst videos online.
WORKAHOLICS – Season Premiere
Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
The boys of TelAmeriCorp are back and ready for boozing, partying, smoking and, if there’s time…working.
PICNICFACE – Season Premiere - NEW
Wednesday, Sept. 21 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Picnicface realizes that being Canadian entertainers doesn’t pay the bills, so they search for part-time jobs. Sketches include: The Button, The Life Story of a Famous Porn Director, Cheryl and her Casio keyboard and a man’s journey for an internet password.
COCKTALES – Series Premiere - NEW
Friday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
At last, the key to the male psyche is revealed! Shot at the legendary Masonic Temple in Toronto, this new original production gives an inside look at what men really talk about behind closed doors. Nothing is off limits when this rotating panel of “guys’ guys” recount their sexcapades, hilarious pranks and wildest memories every week.
WHITNEY – Series Premiere - NEW
Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
When Whitney tries to spice up the bedroom, her “naughty nurse” outfit lands her and her boyfriend among real nurses in the emergency room.
SOUTH PARK – Season Premiere
Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
They’re baaaack! Stan and friends return for more of their controversial antics in the second installment of Season 15.
ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN – Special Debut - NEW
Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
This “epic” roast is pulling all the punches and Sheen has provided the kindling. With Seth McFarlane as the roast master nothing will be off limits.
JUST FOR LAUGHS: AMP’D – Special Premiere - NEW
Saturday, Octt. 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Watch the best in comedy as they blend music and comedy to create one of the coolest shows of the 2011 Just for Laughs festival.
JEFF DUNHAM: CONTROLLED CHAOS – Special Premiere - NEW
Sunday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The suitcase posse is expanding and the jokes are flowing in this special premiere. Dunham has added two new stars to his repertoire: Achmed Junior and Little Jeff. The new additions guarantee to spice up the already side-splitting show.
JUST FOR LAUGHS: A TRIBUTE TO NERDS – Special Premiere - NEW
Saturday, Nov. 5th at 10p.m.
Everyone knows nerd is the new cool, just ask the hosts of JUST FOR LAUGHS: A TRIBUTE TO NERDS, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar. Check out one of smartest and hippest shows from the 2011 Just for Laughs festival, filled with techno-babble and World of WarCraft references and sure to totally blow your nerdy mind.