“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” – John Oliver to Guest Host
Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
John Oliver will take over as guest host of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Oliver will serve as host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart’s hiatus to direct his first feature film, “Rosewater.” Stewart will return on Tuesday, September 3. Scheduled guests for Oliver’s first week include Seth Rogen (June 10), Armando Iannucci (June 11), a musical performance by Mavis Staples (June 12) and Fareed Zakaria (June 13). Tickets for the summer tapings are available at www.thedailyshow.com/tickets.
“Futurama” – Season 7b Premiere
Wednesday, June 19 from 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. two-episode premiere
This is it, “Futurama” fans. The final season has landed. Join Fry, Leela, Bender and the gang for some of their wildest adventures yet as they take up drag racing, resurrect a dead robot, and somehow manage to save the world for the hundredth time. How will we ever survive without them?
“Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts” – COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up World Premiere
Friday, June 28 from Midnight – 1:00 a.m.
Tune in to the world premiere of "Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts” to see Owen Benjamin share his infinite wisdom and virtuoso musical ability. From talking his way out of speeding tickets with ease, to avoiding being arrested by the TSA, and even finding the solution to road rage, Benjamin is unstoppable. He even takes to the piano to tackle Eddie Vedder, Beethoven, Timbaland, and more. High five!
“Drunk History” – Series Premiere
Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 p.m.
“Drunk History” presents historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. Based on the award-winning and wildly popular web series, “Drunk History” follows the drunken and often incoherent narration of historical moments. Host Derek Waters, along with an ever-changing cast of great actors, will lead viewers from town to town across the country, including stops in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Nashville, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the Wild West.
“The Jeselnik Offensive” – Season Two Premiere
Tuesday, July 9 at 10:30 p.m.
“The Jeselnik Offensive” unleashes Anthony Jeselnik’s wicked take on must-see news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit and the places we all troll for the darker, more shocking and lurid stories. Recurring segments include “Sacred Cow,” during which Jeselnik takes on topics too sensitive to make a joke about, and then makes a bunch of jokes about, such as “cancer,” “missing children” and “bullying,” as well as audience-participation games including “Search and Destroy,” “Black Name Spelling Bee” and “Which Kind of Asian is This?” Each episode also features two guest panelists to further bash pop culture and gleefully rip the veil of sanctity from off-limit topics in segments like “Best Worst Thing” and “Latino Voices,” as well as making Twitter a better place with “Defending Your Tweet.” Panelists from the first season have included Aziz Ansari, Billy Eichner, Abby Elliott, Pete Holmes, Nick Kroll, Jason Matzoukas, T.J. Miller, John Mulaney, Kristen Schaal and Amy Schumer.
“Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male” – COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up World Premiere
Saturday, July 20 at Midnight
In the world premiere of his new one-hour stand-up special, Kumail Nanjiani tells you about all the things that terrify him completely. Join him as he relives a cobra fighting a mongoose at a kid's birthday party in Pakistan, gets an adult videotape stuck in the VCR during a power outage, and investigates mysterious noises in the attic of his home. Why is a grown man wearing a colander on his head? You'll find out in the world premiere of “Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male.”
“John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show” – Season Four Premiere
Friday, July 26 at 11:00 p.m.
COMEDY CENTRAL gives viewers a front row seat as “The Daily Show’s” John Oliver invites his favorite comedian friends to his adopted hometown for season four of “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show.” This weekly, half-hour series, hosted by the brilliant Oliver, features new stand-up from more of Oliver's favorite comedians. With his trademark British charm and New York edge, Oliver opens each of the eight episodes with original material and introduces comedians across the half-hour. New episodes air Fridays from 11:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. with limited commercial interruption.