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Comedy Central enters April with interesting line-up

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MUMBAI: Comedy Central is all set to roll into the month of April with a new line-up that will entertain you more than the April Fool's Day jokes! With premieres of shows and seasons, this month will also see a quirky celebration of April Fool’s Day.

In addition to its existing line-up of hilarious day and date shows like Man With A Planand The Great Indoors, the channel will now premiere new seasons of shows such asThe Graham Norton Show

The channel will also introduce new shows such as Suburgatory season 1-3, Sirensseason 1-2, Whitney season1-2, Wrecked season 1 and Impastor season 2 in its programming roster for this month.

Viacom 18 head of programming English Entertainment Hashim D’Souza said, “We are already three months into the year and it has, so far, been an amazing one! New shows, new seasons, there’s so much happening on the channel. This month is going to be even better because it’s packed with Indian TV premieres. We are extremely thrilled about it and hope that the viewers like it just as much we loved planning it.”

The all new line-up includes:

Show: April Fool’s Day special

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 April| Time: 12 pm 

Synopsis:

On a day which is all about jokes, hoaxes, tricks and pranks, Comedy Central is the best in the business! We’ve got your entire weekend covered with Penn Jillette, Raymond Joseph, Ashton Kutcher and Amir Blumenfeld, leading from the front to show you how it’s done!

The channel will air Penn & Teller: Fool Us!, Pranked and Punk’d for six hours each on1st & 2nd April (Saturday & Sunday) from 12 Noon onwards.

Further, the channel is also celebrating the day on social media, asking people to laugh off their tax worries and celebrate the day instead! This day is not just about pranking someone, it’s the funniest day of the year and Comedy Central wants to help its viewers to get out of the stress zone and laugh with them!

Show: Impastor s2

Date: Monday, 3 April| Time: 10 pm

Synopsis: 

The second season starts off with Buddy being cuffed and locked in a car by Lovello and Hyde only to be pursued by Damien. Lovello and Hyde narrowly escape leaving Buddy to convince the detectives that he is an undercover FBI agent who witnessed the suicides of Jonathan Barlow and his true self. The detectives place a tracking anklet on Buddy and give him 24 hours to find Damien. 

Show: The Graham Norton Show s21

Date: Saturday, 15 April | Time: 10 pm

Synopsis:

BAFTA Award-winning comedian Graham Norton hosts this long-running, eponymous talk show in which he discusses the people, trends and news stories that interest him the most. He performs a monologue and other comedy sketches, which include eccentric stories and characters while welcoming celebrity guests and musical performers. The hour-long program often includes madcap audience participation and the red chair.

Show: Suburgatory season 1-3

Date: Monday, 10 April | Time: 10:30 pm

Synopsis:

The series follows a single father who decides to relocate from New York City to the suburbs, so he can give his teenage daughter a better life. However, their move has them wondering if they just entered the world of the Stepford Wives.

Show: Sirens season 1-2

Date: Thursday, 13 April | Time: 9:30 pm

Synopsis:

A comedy that follows three Chicago Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.



Show: Wrecked season 1



Date: Monday, 17 April | Time: 10 pm



Synopsis:



A parody of “Lost”, the show follows the strange antics of a diverse group of survivors after a plane crashes on a remote island.

Show: Whitney season 1-2



Date: Tuesday, 18 April| Time: 9 pm

Synopsis:

The series follows Whitney, her very supportive live-in boyfriend Alex and their friends who are all twenty-somethings living in Chicago.

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