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’30 Rock’ Lands on Cable; Comedy Central Unveils Fall Lineup

Aug 16, 2011  •  Post A Comment

Comedy Central has taken the wraps off plans for its fall premieres, including the eagerly anticipated Charlie Sheen roast and the cable debut of “30 Rock,” Multichannel News reports.

The story reports: “Tina Fey’s highly acclaimed ‘30 Rock’ will begin its Comedy Central run on Sept. 19, as the network will strip the half-hour series weeknights at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Emmy-winning show will serve as a table-setter for Comedy Central’s primetime entries.”

“The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen,” hosted by Seth MacFarlane, debuts Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. The following night features the season premieres of “Tosh.0” at 10 p.m. and “Workaholics” at 10:30 p.m.

The channel rolls out a new documentary Oct. 2 at 10 p.m. that goes behind the scenes of “South Park” with creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. “South Park’s” 15th season premieres Oct. 5 at 10 p.m., followed by the season two premiere of “Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time.”

“Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” bows Oct. 6, taping from Stand Up Live in Phoenix.

The story adds: “There are also specials aplenty: the world premiere of ‘Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos,’ Sept. 25 at 9 p.m.; the global debut of ‘Weird Al Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour,’ Oct. 1 at 9 p.m.; ‘Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to Be Said?,’ Oct. 15, 10 p.m.; the world bow of ‘Pablo Francisco: They Put It Out There,’ Nov. 5 at 11 p.m.; the world premiere of ‘Donald Glover: Weirdo’ on Nov. 20 (TBD); and the global coming out party of a Carlos Mencia stand-up special on Dec. 4.”

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