Comedy Central Announces Summer Lineup: New Series, Returns of ‘South Park,’ ‘Broad City,’ ‘Tosh.0’
Comedy Central has announced its summer 2017 programming schedule, and the slate features big name comedy specials, new series from hot comedic talent, and the return of favorite series.
New series premieres include The Jim Jefferies Show, Hood Adjacent with James Davis and Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level. New specials coming to the network include Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest and Jordan Klepper Solves Guns.
Returning to Comedy Central with new seasons this summer are South Park, Tosh.0, Broad City, Idiotsitter, and Legends of Chamberlain Heights.
Comedy Central’s Summer 2017 Premiere Dates
Sunday, June 4
10/9c, Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest (World Premiere)
Tuesday, June 6
10/9c, Tosh.0 (Season nine premiere)
10:30/9:30c, The Jim Jeffries Show (Series premiere)
Saturday, June 10
8/7c, Idiotsitter (Season 2 premiere & Episodes 1-4) — The entire seven-episode second season will air across this Saturday and the following Saturday. Adventurous odd couple Billie and Gene head off to college, where Billie is determined to fulfill her lifelong dream of being a college professor, and Gene learns what it means to be a coed.
Sunday, June 11
10/9c, Jordan Klepper Solves Guns (Special Premiere)
Saturday, June 17
8/7c, Idiotsitter (Episodes 5-7)
Sunday, June 18
11/10c, Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level (Series Premiere)
11:30/10:30c, Legends of Chamberlain Heights (Season 2 premiere)
Wednesday, June 28
9/8c, Hood Adjacent with James Davis (Series Premiere)
Wednesday, August 23
10/9c, South Park (Season 21 Premiere) — Season 21 features 10 new episodes.
10:30/9:30c Broad City (Season 4 Premiere) — This season finds Abbi and Ilana experiencing New York City in a whole new way: in the dead of winter. Among other adventures in Season 4, the two get new jobs, celebrate their Friendiversary, receive a visit from Abbi’s mom, trip on mushrooms, discover their witchdom and travel to Florida.
New Series/Specials (Descriptions from Comedy Central)
Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest
This 90-minute special hosted by @midnight’s Chris Hardwick, looks inside Comedy Central’s three-day festival of comedy and music. Hardwick recaps the top performances and moments from the festival and checks in with a cast of comedian correspondents for special on-the-ground interviews and interactions with performers and fans.
The Jim Jefferies Show
The Jim Jefferies Show will take on culture and politics. Each week, the Aussie comic will tackle the week’s top stories from behind his desk and travel the globe to far-off locations to provide an eye-opening look at hypocrisy around the world.
Hood Adjacent with James Davis
Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, one block away from where “[email protected]#$ goes down,” James Davis shares his perspective on the world he grew up in and the world he grew up next to. Hood Adjacent with James Davis explores contemporary urban topics through a unique, hybrid style of comedy that bridges the gap between urban and mainstream comedy.
Jordan Klepper Solves Guns
Jordan Klepper believes he can fix America’s gun problems…in one hour. His strategy is simple: change the minds of every gun owner in the United States one person at a time. In this one-hour investigative-comedy special, Klepper spotlights the legal obstacles to gun control and presents personal testimony surrounding the issue of gun violence in America as he talks with experts, enthusiasts and activists spanning the ideological spectrum of the gun-control issue.
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level
In this showcase filmed at LA’s historic Orpheum Theater, Kevin Hart bestows his stamp of approval upon the next generation of stand-up comics.