The Series Premiere of ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY and All New Stand-Up Premieres Spring Up on Comedy This May

— April 30, 2014

 

 

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  • WORKAHOLICS star Adam Devine hosts a shindig with the premiere of his new comedy series ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY, Friday, May 23 at 12 a.m. ET/PT.
  • After a near death experience, life-changing decisions are made in the Season 1 finale of SIRENS, Thursday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
  • LOL:-) returns with a fourth season of visual humour that will make viewers ‘rotfl’, Thursday, May 22 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
  • Season 1 of BRODY STEVENS: ENJOY IT! wraps up Friday, May 16 at 12 a.m. ET/PT.
  • The yearly karaoke competition gets heated in the Season 2 finale of SULLIVAN & SON, Wednesday, May 28 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
  • Starting May 3, Comedy has the Canadian premieres of all-new stand up specials TRACY MORGAN: BONA FIDE (Saturday, May 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT); TOM PAPA: FREAKED OUT (Saturday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT); KEVIN NEALON: WHELMED…BUT NOT OVERLY (Saturday, May 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT); and DAVID SPADE: MY FAKE PROBLEMS (Saturday, May 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT).

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Below is a chronological listing of Comedy premieres and specials for May. All programming is subject to change (all times ET/PT; visit TheComedyNetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times and for the full broadcast schedule). 

 

Saturday, May 3

10 p.m. TRACY MORGAN: BONA FIDE *Special Premiere*

After seven seasons on the hit comedy series 30 ROCK, the legendary Tracy Morgan returns to his roots in the premiere of his new, one-hour stand-up special. Morgan performs in his hometown of Brooklyn at the iconic Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, where he delivers a hilarious, personal, and compelling hour that includes everything from growing up in the projects and surviving a dysfunctional family Thanksgiving, to the time Prince threw him out of his house following an all-night party.  


Saturday, May 10

10 p.m. TOM PAPA: FREAKED OUT *Special Premiere*

Some people see the glass half empty, but comedian Tom Papa (writer, THE MARRIAGE REF) has built a career on seeing it hilariously half-full. With a uniquely optimistic take on the crazy world around him, Papa’s first comedy special tackles everything from Chinese grocery stores to grown men wearing shorts. 

 

Thursday, May 15

10:30 p.m. SIRENS “Shotgun Wedding” *Season 1 Finale*

In the Season 1 finale of SIRENS, Theresa (Jessica McNamee, The Vow) has a brush with death on the job, and resolves to join the FBI in Washington. When Johnny (Michael Mosley, The Proposal) proposes marriage to keep her in Chicago, they must overcome a series of catastrophes and mishaps to get to the altar.

 

Friday, May 16

10:30 p.m.BRODY STEVENS: ENJOY IT! “Born In The Valley, Hollywood Finale” *Season 1 Finale*

Brody dates a mysterious new lady friend and takes a trip to Miami. Brody invites family, friends, and guests from previous episodes to a rooftop birthday party.


Saturday, May 17

10 p.m. KEVIN NEALON: WHELMED… BUT NOT OVERLY *Special Premiere*

Stand-up comedian, television star and author Kevin Nealon (WEEDS), headlines this new comedy special that finds the new father daunted by fears, insecurities and doubts, but only slightly. Taped before an enthusiastic Denver audience, this special finds the popular funny man in top form.

 

Thursday, May 22

10:30 p.m. LOL:-) *Season 4 Premiere*

Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/TheComedyNetwork for updated episodic descriptions.


Friday, May 23

12 a.m. ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY “Lady Troopers” *Series Premiere*

This eight episode series hosted by Adam Devine (WORKAHOLICS) mixes scripted storylines with real stand-up, and showcases an exciting line-up of up-and-coming comedians.


Saturday, May 24

10 p.m.DAVID SPADE: MY FAKE PROBLEMS *Special Premiere*

David Spade (RULES OF ENGAGEMENT) returns to the world of stand-up after a 15 year hiatus, with a one-hour special taped at Hollywood’s The Fonda Theatre. With his trademark snarky delivery, Spade covers many exotic topics like doing gymnastics to the tune of Macho Man, and that time Chris Farley bought him 10 lap dances in a row.

 

Wednesday, May 28

10:30 p.m. SULLIVAN & SON “Reunited” *Season 2 Finale*

In the Season 2 finale, the bar’s chances of winning the yearly karaoke contest are threatened when Carol (Christine Ebersole, ROYAL PAINS) starts dating a handsome singer (guest star Charles Shaughnessy, DAYS OF OUR LIVES), which makes Owen (Owen Benjamin, Jack & Jill) jealous. Meanwhile, Roy (Roy Wood Jr., THE LAST COMIC STANDING), Susan (Vivian Bang, Yes Men), and Ahmed (Ahmed Ahmed, Iron Man) meet a drunk Ok Cha (Jodi Long, The Hot Chick).

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For more information, please contact:

Jesse Wanagas, The Comedy Network, 416.384.3193 or jesse.wanagas@bellmedia.ca

Andrea Allen, The Comedy Network, 416.384.5375 or andrea.allen@bellmedia.ca