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Comedy Central kicks off 2014 with four new primetime shows

House of Lies, Arrested Development, World’s Craziest Fools to launch on January 20 while Just For Laughs will premiere on January 23

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | January 3, 2014


A brand new year calls for brand new reasons to smile and Comedy Central India, India’s only 24x7 laughter destination is bringing to its audience the perfect mix of humor that will set the ball rolling for a fabulous year ahead.

Monday, January 20, 2014 will see the Indian premiere of ‘House of Lies’, ‘World’s Craziest Fools’ as well as the latest season launch of ‘Arrested Development’. This month will also witness the premiere of ‘Just For Laughs’ for the first time on Comedy Central India starting January 23.

House of Lies is an American drama comedy television series created by Matthew Carnahan follows a group of management consultants who stop at nothing to get business deals done. It is based on the book, House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time, written by Martin Kihn, a former consultant and is a subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful (played but Don Cheadle), cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

Don Cheadle has received the Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 2013 and 2013 amongst other awards for best actor like Critic’s Choice Television Award. ‘House of Lies’ will premiere on January 20 at 10 PM every Monday toWednesday.

Arrested Development’slatest season features Michael Bluthwho juggles his job and the disruptive family. Since its debut in 2003, the series has received widespread critical acclaim, six Primetime Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award, and has attracted a cult following, including several fan-based websites. In 2007, Time listed it among the magazine's "All-TIME 100 TV Shows". In 2008, the show was ranked 16th on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list. In 2011, IGN named Arrested Development the "funniest show of all time".

Catch up with the Bluth family frenzy on Monday-Wednesday at 10:30 PM.

World’s Craziest Fools features all sorts of silly accidents that people around the world have and in turn look like fools! From jumping off things they shouldn’t be on, parking in absurd places and indulging in a little too much magic water – this show will have you giggling forever.  Presented by Mr. T - it showcases clips, sometimes viral of people from all over the world. The more believable it is, the funnier – you could have been in a similar situation too!

‘World’s Craziest Fools’gets 11 PM slot Monday to Thursday every week.

Just For Laughs is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the largest international comedy festival in the world. Each day, street performers and other acts both vocal and visual perform throughout the city, particularly in the "Latin Quarter" -- an area known for its theatres, cafés and boutique shopping. In the evenings, the nightclubs and live venue theatres offer special programs supporting the performers.

‘Just For Laughs’ will be telecast every week Thursday to Friday at 10 PM.

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