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Comedy Central, ‘Your Happy Place’, to get happier with its October line-up

Comedy Central is all set to air a plethora of side-splitting content that includes watch with the world TV shows and blockbuster movies

October 5, 2016

Your-Happy-PlaceThis October, embrace yourselves because Comedy Central – ‘Your Happy Place’ is all set to leave you wanting for more with its laughter-inducing line-up that includes some of your favourite shows and for the first time ever, movies too.

In addition to the viewers’ all-time-favourites, F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Mom, Community, The Mindy Project, Awkward and The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central will add fresh chartbusters to its already star-studded line-up. They are introducing shows that have never been seen before, with the premieres of The Detour, Crowded, Man with a Plan and The Great Indoors. Some old, beloved picks will also be back with new seasons like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Dr Ken, and The Graham Norton Show.

The channel will, for the first time ever, foray into the movies space via CC Blockbustered. It is all set to explore an electrifying movie line-up with Grown Ups 2, The Ugly Truth, Sleepless in Seattle, Anger Management, Bewitched and many more well-acclaimed films. The films will air on Sunday afternoons 12 pm onwards, with a primetime repeat at 9 pm.

Hashim D’Souza, Head of Programming Youth and English Entertainment, Viacom 18, said, “We have received terrific responses from our viewers in the past, proving time and again, that Comedy Central is, in fact, their Happy Place. Owing to this continued overwhelming response, we’ve decided to enter October with some fantastic watch with the world shows and some all-time favourites. We’ve also decided to amp our engagement with our viewers through their most loved movies. By introducing these blockbusters in our line-up, we aim to continue to spread more happiness and cheer. I hope that our viewers enjoy all that we have to offer.”

Watch With the World:

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Entering the new season, the fourth in line, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, will start from where it left things in season three finale, which saw Detective Jake Peralta and his by-the-book boss, Captain Holt, as they were forced to enter the Federal Witness Protection Program.

Watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine around the same time as the rest of the world as the new season 4 is all set to premiere on October 1 at 8 pm. It’s a two-episode premiere without any breaks.

Dr Ken

In the new season, Ken and Allison have a full plate: a socially-awkward son starting at a new school, a college-bound daughter with only one year left at home, and the difficulties that come with working together at the HMO.

Dr Ken is soon going to come back on TV and we get to watch it around the same time as the rest of the world, with a two-episode premiere. The hilarious Ken Jeong will hit Indian televisions on October 1 at 8:30 pm, that too without any breaks.

The Graham Norton Show

Graham Norton is going to hit Indian televisions with its latest season. The show is loved so much that it’s back for its 20th season and one still cannot get enough. Catch the new season on October 8 at 10 pm. And again, you get to see them around the same time as the world.

Man with a Plan

Man with a Plan stars the Golden Globe Award winner Matt LeBlanc in a comedy series about a contractor who starts spending more time with his kids when his wife goes back to work and discovers the truth all parents eventually realise: Their little angels are maniacs.

Watch your one and only Matt LeBlanc in a new show, Man with a Plan, almost the same time as the rest of the world, on October 29, at 9 pm.

The Great Indoors

Catch what happens when Jack, played by our community star Joel McHale, who had made a name for himself as an adventure reporter for the magazine Outdoor Limits, finds out that his days of exploring the world end when the magazine's founder, Roland, announces its move to web-only publishing and assigns Jack to supervise the millennials who make up its online team of so-called journalists.

Watch The Great Indoors on October 29 at 9:30pm.

Fresh Prime-Time Line-Up:

The Detour

Jason Jones who stars as Nate plans an adventure of a lifetime – a road trip from New York to Floria – with his wife, Robin and their rebellious daughter, Delilah and simpleton son, Jared. But the trip that was planned to revive the thrill of living life soon becomes a nightmare, with one hellish turn after another.

The Detour, a show that has never been seen on Indian televisions before, is all set to premiere on October 5 at 10 pm.

Crowded

Catch what happens when a newly-empty nest couple, Mike and Martine Moore decide to celebrate their newfound freedom only to find their two college-graduate daughters to come back home, unaware of what to do with their lives. Meanwhile, Mike’s retired father Bob decides to stay in town with the family, instead of moving to Florida. The family now has to learn to live together again, despite Mike and Martina’s reluctance.

Watch the house get Crowded as it’s going to premiere on October 14 at 10:30 pm.

The Mindy Project Season 1-4

Catch Mindy Lahiri, a young doctor who is trying to strike the perfect balance between her personal and professional life as she tries to become the perfect person, with the perfect life and the perfect guy. Will this OB/GYN ever find her one true love?

Our very own Dr Mindy Lahiri is all set to make us break into fits of laughter – all over again! Catch her on October 19 at 9 pm.

Awkward Season 1-5

An unpopular 15-year-old gains immediate yet objectionable popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt. In the meanwhile, she also falls in love with Matty. But does he love her back? Find the answer to that this October!

Catch Jenna deal with senior year complications on October 19 at 9:30 pm.

The Jim Gaffigan Show

Watch Jim Gaffigan, a stand-up comedian, and father of five little children as he tries to make ends meet with the help of his hapless wife. A comedian whose acts are based on food, Jim often finds himself in the middle of an awkward situation, be it at work or home. Will he ever truly be happy? Catch the hilarious Jim Gaffigan on October 19, 10 pm onwards.

Festival Special Programming:

Diwali Special

As you get together with your loved ones and play poker through Diwali, catch onto the hilarity of real life problems on The Carmichael Show.

Catch the crazy go crazier on The Carmichael Show on October 29 and 30, 4 pm onwards.

Halloween Special

Get ready to be scared by nothing because we know the best ever medium for hire. Put aside your tricking and treating for some time, because Deadbeat is back with the premiere of its Entire third season. Catch Kevin in action as he tries to solve the ghosts’ unresolved issues, as you sit dressed for Halloween.

This Halloween, catch Kevin send ghosts to their final resting place on October 31, 10 am onwards.

CC Blockbustered:

Grown-ups 2

Starring the iconic comic legend Adam Sandler along with the hilarious cast that includes Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade and Rob Schneider, Grown-ups 2 is one of the most loved comedy films and the best film to kick-off CC Blockbustered. In the second movie of the series, catch what happens when Lenny (Adam Sandler) decides to move to his hometown with his family and friends, where they all had their own issues to address.

Catch the side-splitting movie, Grown-ups 2 on October 16, 12 pm.

The Ugly Truth

In this epic rom-com, catch what happens when Abby (Katherine Heigl), a lovesick TV producer, strikes a deal with her dogmatic colleague, Mike (Gerard Butler), who wants to prove the accuracy of his peculiar relationship theories to her.

Catch The Ugly Truth on October 23, 12 pm onwards.

Sleepless in Seattle

One of the classic romantic films, Sleepless in Seattle shows Sam’s (Tom Hanks) son help him find love all over again, after his wife dies. In the hopes of finding a companion, Sam calls into a radio talk show where he professes his search for a new love and then comes, Annie (Meg Ryan) to be swooned by him.

Catch Sleepless in Seattle on October 30, 12 pm onwards only on Comedy Central – Your Happy Place!

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