This July, The Comedy Network is Jam Packed with New Stand-Up Specials from Dennis Miller, Whitney Cummings, and Kurt Metzger

— June 27, 2014

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  • Comedy heads to the land of blondes and affordable furniture with the series premiere of WELCOME TO SWEDEN, Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
  • Dennis Miller calls America out on hot button issues in DENNIS MILLER: AMERICA 180°, Saturday, July 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
  • Whitney Cummings jokes about love, “crazy” women, and the voices inside her head in her stand-up special, WHITNEY CUMMINGS: I LOVE YOU, Saturday, July 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
  • In KURT METZGER: WHITE PRECIOUS, the stand-up comic delivers a hilarious set to a packed audience, Friday, July 18 at 1:30 a.m. ET/PT.
  • Viewers can catch highlights from Jimmy Carr’s many appearances at the Just For Laughs festival in JFL: THE MASTERS – JIMMY CARR, Saturday, July 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
  • Comedian Dave Attell is joined by a new batch of comics delivering crude and uncensored material in the season finale of COMEDY UNDERGROUND WITH DAVE ATTELL, Friday, July 4 at 2 a.m. ET/PT.

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

Friday, July 4

2 a.m. COMEDY UNDERGROUND WITH DAVE ATTELL *Season Finale*

In the season finale of COMEDY UNDERGROUND WITH DAVE ATTELL, Dave welcomes special guest and adult film star Ron Jeremy, along with comedians Jesse Joyce, Al Jackson, and Tom Rhodes.

Saturday, July 5

10 p.m. DENNIS MILLER: AMERICA 180° *Special Premiere*

This one hour stand-up special examines the current state of the Union. Dennis Miller discusses topics that include the antics of those running Washington, the blunders of President Obama’s healthcare initiative, and the wild efforts to save the planet one light bulb at a time. Taped at the Barclay Theatre in Irvine, CA, DENNIS MILLER: AMERICA 180° is hysterical and painfully right on target. 

Thursday, July 10

9 p.m. – WELCOME TO SWEDEN *Series Premiere*

Bruce Evans (Greg Poehler) quits his successful job as a celebrity money manager and moves to Sweden for love. His first day in Sweden is tougher than expected, as he's forced to deal with new customs, new surroundings, and his girlfriend Emma's (Josephine Bornebusch, The Dog Trick) strange family.

Saturday, July 12

10 p.m. WHITNEY CUMMINGS: I LOVE YOU *Special Premiere*

In her second, one-hour special, Whitney Cummings shares brutally honest insights about love and relationships, covering everything from what real orgasms look like, to her frustration at men calling women “crazy.” In front of a packed audience at the Barclay Theatre in Irvine, CA, she dissects her recent breakup, her TV show, and the troubling voices in her head.

 
Friday, July 18

1:30 a.m. KURT METZGER: WHITE PRECIOUS *Special Premiere*

KURT METZGER: WHITE PRECIOUS is the first one-hour stand-up special from Metzger, a former minister/salesman/illustrator/repo man turned headlining comic and INSIDE AMY SCHUMER writer. From child beauty pageants to the most repulsive sight that can be seen on the streets of New York, Metzger’s hilarious point of view is sometimes controversial but always entertaining.


Saturday, July 19

10 p.m. JFL: THE MASTERS – JIMMY CARR *Special Premiere*

JFL: THE MASTERS - JIMMY CARR features the very best of the U.K. comic’s performances at Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Allie Tripp, The Comedy Network, 416.384.3058 or allie.tripp@bellmedia.ca

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