Comedy Central featuring “Kevin Hart, JB Smoove and Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus
January 2012 is Stand-Up Month on COMEDY CENTRAL and the month of laughs kicks off with the launch of a brand-new CC Stand-Up Facebook App, which will provide fans with the opportunity to program the channel’s Friday night stand-up block. With the new Facebook App, COMEDY CENTRAL is putting the schedule into the hands of its viewers with fans able to watch playlists comprised of select comedians who are being followed and liked by that weekend’s featured stand-up premiere comic. By “Liking” them on Facebook and/or “Following” them on Twitter, viewers will be casting their vote for the Friday night line-up with the top choices airing that night beginning at 9:00 p.m. On Friday January 20, the comedians selected from Smoove’s playlist will be showcased.
“Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain” (World Television Premiere)
Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m.
ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT! In this World Television Premiere of his hit feature film, Kevin Hart takes viewers on a hysterical journey through his life. Whether it’s explaining how his bank account is set up or teaching fans his safe word (pineapples), Hart knows that no matter what’s going on in life, you just have to laugh. Never before seen on television, “Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain” airs on Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Other comedy premiers in January include:
“JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It” (World Premiere)
Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 p.m.
JB Smoove is showing viewers how he dooz it with the premiere of his first-ever one-hour COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up Special. In “JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It” a stage, a microphone and stool are used like never before, as the highly expressive Smoove gives fans a glimpse into his ridiculously creative mind. Random thoughts and everyday observations are transformed into hilarity when seen through the eyes of Smoove. From police chases to flip flops to King Kong find out just how he dooz. “JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It” premieres on Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
“Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus” (Premiere)
Thursday, January 26 at 10:00 p.m.
JB Smoove brings the Ruckus to the stage as he reunites with Russell Simmons to host “Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus.” Executive produced by Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan, the series showcases stand-up sets from Smoove and a roster of some of the best comics working today. Each episode will feature the ever-talented Smoove and new material from a mix of rising stars and long time favorite comedians with beats from DJ Cassidy. And as a new added bonus, viewers will also see Smoove giving his fans what they love most – performing in filmed sketches woven into each episode. The series begins with a two-episode premiere on Thursday, January 26 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., followed by new episodes every Thursday night at 10:00 p.m.