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Comedy Central exciting line-up for May

MUMBAI: Comedy Central, is all set to turn the sweltering month of May into a month of complete merriment with a new line-up of shows. So, get ready to experience a rib-tickling summer as Comedy Central brings brand new comedic gems such as Kevin Can Wait, along with the new season of Saturday Night Live and much more.

Kevin Can Wait, the comedy starring Kevin James, a brand-new family entertainer that revolves around the hapless Kevin trying to make the most of his retirement only to end up working harder than ever at his new job – taking care of his family! The show airs every Monday – Friday at 10pm.

Along with this new show, Comedy Central will also be curating exciting experiences for viewers on World Laughter Day on May 7, Mother’s Day on May 14 and the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber on May 28 to celebrate Justin Bieber’s maiden performance in India. While World Laughter Day will a day-long line-up of the most popular Comedy Central shows on television, Mother’s Day will have Man With A Plan (Season 1) amusing viewers through the day and Bieber fans will be able to catch “The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” on the last Sunday of the month.

Comedy Central is also planning to commemorate special days such as World Laughter Day and Mother’s Day through curated day-long schedules that will entertain its viewers with back to back episodes of their favorite shows.

Viacom 18 Head of Programming English Entertainment Hashim D’Souza said, “We are overwhelmed by the viewers’ consistent positive response to our shows; this only drives us further to offer them the best on television. The coming month has an exciting line-up in store for our viewers and we are certain they will enjoy what’s coming their way.”

The all new line-up includes:

Show: Kevin Can Wait

Date: Monday - Friday | Time: 10 PM

Synopsis: “Kevin Can Wait” follows a retired police officer and his family from Long Island. During his retirement, Kevin looks forward to spending more time with his family which he had missed out on doing for so many years. Don’t miss the premiere of the people’s most anticipated TV show Kevin Can Wait. Watch Kevin Can Wait to know what happens only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Tune in to Kevin Can Wait every Monday - Friday, 10 PM onwards only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Show: Dr.Ken (S1 & S2)

Date: Tuesday, 16 May | Time: 9:30 PM

Synopsis: Creator of the series, Dr. Ken, Ken Jeong based his series on his own experience as a doctor before he became a stand-up comedian. Watch the life of Dr.Ken, a physician who works at a HMO, married to a therapist and his clueless son and self-centered daughter. Catch up with the the first and second) season of Dr.Ken only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Watch Dr.Ken every Tuesday starting 16 May 9:30 PM only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Show: Saturday Night Live

Date: Saturday, 27 May | Time: 9 PM

Synopsis: Having a late night? Watch the series that has won over 50 Primetime Emmy Awards and the show which parodies contemporary culture and politics. Don’t miss out on the new season of Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon and Harry in its first episode. Find out what happens next only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Watch Saturday Night Live Season 42 on every Saturday starting 27 May 9 PM only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

The Special Programming includes:

Show: World Laughter Day

Date: Sunday, 7 May | Time: 1:00 PM

Synopsis: Laughter is a powerful emotion that can change the world in a peaceful and positive way. This World Laughter Day, celebrate by watching all your favorite showss on Your #HappyPlace. Get ready for non-stop laughter set up just for you with a great line-up of TV series watch The Graham Norton Show, Telenovela, Angie and Tribeca, Key and Peele, Whose Line Is It Anyway and Impractical Jokers back to back only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Celebrate World Laughter Day by watching all your top shows back to back on Sunday, 7 May 1 PM onwards only on Comedy Central – Your #HappyPlace!

Show: Man With a Plan

Date: Sunday, 14 May | Time: 10 AM

Synopsis: Mothers have always known what’s best for their family. To all you mothers’ out there, today is your day. Sit back and relax as Comedy Central is here to entertain you. Tune in to “Man with a Plan” and have a splendid day filled with laughter, love and appreciation only on Comedy Central – Your Happy Place!

Celebrate Mother’s Day by watching Man with a Plan on Sunday, 14 May 10 AM onwards only on Comedy Central – Your Happy Place!

Show: Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber

Date: Sunday, 28 May | Time: 10PM

Synopsis: The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber assembles a dais that includes Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Snoop Dogg, Natasha Leggero, Ludacris, Shaquille O'Neal, Jeff Ross, Martha Stewart and Roast Master Kevin Hart, to hold one of the world's biggest teen idols over an open flame.

Watch the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber on Sunday May 28 at 10PM only on Comedy Central – Your Happy Place!

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