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Monday, May 19th, 2014

What's On TV This Week: 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and 'Last Comic Standing'

With most of the broadcast networks having aired their season finales over the last few weeks or are airing them this week, it's officially summer for the major networks. NBC is kicking off its summer programming, introducing the revamped version of its on-again off-again standup reality show Last Comic Standing, produced by Wanda Sykes and hosted by JB Smoove  with Roseanne Barr, Russell Peters, and Keenen Ivory Wayans as judges this time around.

NBC is also debuting The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off variety show special hosted by the SNL alum that will serve as a pilot for a regular series. Guests for the special include Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Craig Robinson, Sean Hayes, Chris Parnell, and Janelle Monáe as Rudolph presents a series of songs and sketches. On top of all that, this week also sees some network sitcoms wrapping up for the summer, including season finales for Modern FamilyMike & Molly, and The Middle and a series finale for Mixology.

Check out the full listing of comedy stuff on TV this week below:

Monday, May 19th

CBS
8:30 PM Friends With Better Lives [New]
9:00 PM Mike & Molly [Season Finale]
11:30 PM The Late Show with David Letterman [New]
12:30 AM The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson [New]

NBC
10:00 PM The Maya Rudolph Show [New]
11:30 PM The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Liam Neeson, Terry Crews) [New]
12:30 AM Late Night with Seth Meyers (Patrick Stewart) [New]

ABC
11:30 PM Jimmy Kimmel Live [New]

TBS
11:00 PM Conan (Eric Stonestreet) [New]
12:00 AM The Pete Holmes Show (Patton Oswalt) [New]

Comedy Central
11:00 PM The Daily Show with Jon Stewart [New]
11:30 PM The Colbert Report [New]
12:00 AM @Midnight (Mike Lawrence, Kurt Braunohler, Fortune Feimster) [New]

FX
10:00 PM Louie [New]
10:30 PM Louie [New]

Adult Swim
10:30 PM The Boondocks [New]

Sundance
11:00 PM The Writers’ Room [New]

Syndicated
11:00 PM The Arsenio Hall Show (Betty White, Zainab Johnson) [New]

 

Tuesday, May 20th

CBS
11:30 PM The Late Show with David Letterman (Sarah Silverman) [New]
12:30 AM The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson [New]

NBC
11:30 PM The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Charlize Theron) [New]
12:30 AM Late Night with Seth Meyers (Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kumail Nanjiani) [New]

ABC
11:30 PM Jimmy Kimmel Live (Johnny Knoxville) [New]

TBS
11:00 PM Conan (Mike Recine) [New]
12:00 AM The Pete Holmes Show (Thomas Middleditch, Jim Breuer, Matt Braunger) [New]

Comedy Central
10:30 PM Inside Amy Schumer [New]
11:00 PM The Daily Show with Jon Stewart [New]
11:30 PM The Colbert Report [New]
12:00 AM @Midnight (Ron Funches, Brent Morin, Rick Glassman) [New]

USA
10:00 PM Playing House [New]

Syndicated
11:00 PM The Arsenio Hall Show [New]

Wednesday, May 21st

CBS
11:30 PM The Late Show with David Letterman [New]
12:30 AM The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (Jeff Foxworthy) [New]

NBC
11:30 PM The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Hugh Jackman) [New]
12:30 AM Late Night with Seth Meyers (Jennifer Lawrence) [New]

ABC
8:00 PM The Middle [Season Finale]
9:00 PM Modern Family [Season Finale]
9:30 PM Mixology [Series Finale]
11:30 PM Jimmy Kimmel Live (Adam Sandler) [New]

TBS
11:00 PM Conan (Norm Macdonald) [New]
12:00 AM The Pete Holmes Show (Nicole Byer, Andy Haynes, Jim Breuer, Matt Braunger) [New]

Comedy Central
10:30 PM TripTank [New]
11:00 PM The Daily Show with Jon Stewart [New]
11:30 PM The Colbert Report (Patrick Stewart) [New]
12:00 AM @Midnight (Matt Jones, Heather Anne Campbell, Moshe Kasher) [New]

Syndicated
11:00 PM The Arsenio Hall Show (J.B. Smoove) [New]

Thursday, May 22nd

CBS
9:30 PM Bad Teacher [New]
12:30 AM The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (Tom Lennon) [New]

NBC
9:00 PM Last Comic Standing [Season Premiere]
11:30 PM The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Amanda Seyfried, Will Ferrell) [New]
12:30 AM Late Night with Seth Meyers (Hugh Jackman, Kevin Nealon, Ali Wong) [New]

ABC
11:30 PM Jimmy Kimmel Live (T.J. Miller) [New]

TBS
11:00 PM Conan [New]
12:00 AM The Pete Holmes Show (Joe DeRosa, Rob Huebel) [New]

Comedy Central
11:00 PM The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Drew Barrymore) [New]
11:30 PM The Colbert Report [New]
12:00 AM @Midnight (Doug Benson, Jen Kirkman, Greg Fitzsimmons) [New]

IFC
10:00 PM Maron [New]
10:30 PM Comedy Bang! Bang! [New]

Friday, May 23rd 

CBS
12:30 AM The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (Jon Favreau) [New]

NBC
11:30 PM The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Seth MacFarlane) [New]

CW
8:00 PM Whose Line Is It Anyway [New]

Saturday, May 24th

Comedy Central
1:00 AM Comedy Underground with Dave Attell [New]

Sunday, May 25th 

HBO
10:00 PM Silicon Valley [New]
10:30 PM Veep [New]
11:00 PM Last Week Tonight with John Oliver [New]

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