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What's on TV This Week: The All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special

Forget Thanksgiving, it’s already Christmas time at Comedy Central — and of course, there’s something for everyone. Thanksgiving night the network premieres its first ever All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special that runs through Sunday. The all-encompassing show will feature Stephen Colbert, Nick Kroll, Nathan Fielder, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson as well as Key and Peele who in the promo, broke down the meaning of Kwanzaa (it’s worth watching). Also, Tuesday night the network is giving a sneak peek of the new show Big Time in Hollywood, FL. The series is executively produced by Ben Stiller and is about brothers and self-proclaimed filmmakers who are kicked out of their parents’ home [...]

What's on TV This Week: Jim Carrey Returns to 'SNL'

The week starts off with the second season premiere of The Millers tonight on CBS, and while many shows are on hiatus there's still plenty of must-sees. From new series like Marry Me and Selfie to favorites like Modern Family the week has something new in store every night. And SNL is back this week with host Jim Carrey.

Check out this week’s full comedy listings below:

What's On TV This Week: FX Debuts 'Married' and 'You're the Worst'

This week is an unusually busy week of television for this deep into the summer, with a whopping three new comedies set to premiere. On Thursday, FX will launch Married, starring Nat Faxon and Judy Greer as a longtime married couple with kids, and You're the Worst, a comedy from Stephen Falk (Weeds) about two people with toxic personalities starting a relationship. Tonight, Nat Geo will debut Going Deep with David Rees, which finds the humorist hosting a how-to show deeply examining very simple tasks (the first two episodes are titled "How to Make an Ice Cube" and "How to Tie Your Shoes"). On top of all that, the late [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'Wilfred' Returns and 'The Boondocks' Airs Its Last Episode Ever

Prior to the start of the fourth and final season of Adult Swim's animated comedy The Boondocks, creator Aaron McGruder parted ways with the show and what's resulted has been an odd last season for a show that we dubbed its "gas leak year" in a feature a couple weeks back. That season comes to a close this week, with The Boondocks' series finale set to air tonight on Adult Swim. Elsewhere in the world of television comedy this week, Wilfred will air the season premiere of its third and final season on Wednesday, Melissa McCarthy is making the rounds to promote her new movie Tammy, and Nathan Fielder [...]

What's on TV This Week: Stewart and Colbert Broadcast Live

This week The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are live on Election Day. The Daily Show will present the “Democalypse 2014: America Remembers It Forgot to Vote” with guest Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee. And The Colbert Report presents “Midterms ‘014: Detour to Gridlock: An Exciting Thing That I Am Totally Interested In — Wait! Don’t Change the Channel…” and will feature Andrew Sullivan who writes the political blog The Dish. This week we’re also in the thick of the fall season and that means tons of new episodes from some of your favorite shows, but we do say goodbye to the third [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'Marry Me' and 'The Birthday Boys' Start Their Seasons

This week more new shows are added to the fall lineup. On Tuesday, Marry Me kicks it off on NBC with its series premiere followed by the second season premiere of About a Boy on NBC and Friday The Birthday Boys are back with their second season on IFC. Also Modern Family, The League, and The Mindy Project continue their all new episodes while Saturday Night Live takes a break until October 25.

In late night, Russell Brand and Bill Murray are on Letterman, Zach Galifianakis is on Fallon, and Cristela Alonzo is on Kimmel. Ferguson has Weird Al Yankovic performing and Meyers has Ike Barinholtz and Dane Cook. Be sure to catch John Oliver give [...]

What's On TV This Week: NBC Premieres 'Working the Engels' and 'Welcome to Sweden'

This week, NBC is premiering two original summer comedies Working the Engels and Welcome to Sweden, co-productions with Canadian and Swedish broadcasters respectively. Working the Engels stars SCTV's Andrea Martin as a widow who, with the help of her family, tries to keep her late husband's law firm afloat, while Welcome to Sweden, from executive producer Amy Poehler, was created by and stars her brother Greg Poehler as an American guy who falls in love with a Swedish woman and moves to her home country with her. Also on TV this week, Comedy Bang! Bang! airs its summer finale, while Letterman, Fallon, Meyers, and Ferguson return from hiatus. Conan, Kimmel, and [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'Louie' and 'Playing House's Season Finales

Two of the best summer shows are wrapping up their seasons this week. Louis C.K.'s multi-part-episode-filled fourth season of Louie will air a two-part finale tonight that will conclude the storyline set up in the Pamela Adlon episode two weeks ago. Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham's USA series Playing House finishes its inaugural season tomorrow, also with a two-parter. In the late night world, Kevin Hart is hitting The Daily Show, Conan, and The Tonight Show, the cast and crew of They Came Together (Paul Rudd, David Wain, Michael Showalter, Michaela Watkins, Max Greenfield) are making their rounds, and Mike Myers is visiting Late Night with Seth Meyers [...]

What's on TV This Week: Halloween Episodes Ahoy

This week on TV we've got a few more fall premieres as well as a whole slew of Halloween-themed episodes. The fourth season of 2 Broke Girls airs tonight and Thursday CBS starts its new lineup. Two and a Half Men premieres its 12th season and is sandwiched between a new episode of The Big Bang Theory and the series premiere of The McCarthys. The week finishes up with a Jimmy Kimmel Live Halloween special on Friday featuring Andy Samberg and Rosie Perez, and on Saturday Chris Rock hosts SNL.

In late night, Amy Poehler visits Meyers and Letterman. Letterman also has guests Jim Carrey and Brian Regan while Fallon [...]

What's on TV This Week: The Emmys and the Finale of 'Chelsea Lately'

Tonight, Seth Meyers hosts the Primetime Emmy Awards from LA. Emmys will be given to Outstanding Comedy Series, the Best Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series along with Outstanding Writing and Directing for a comedy series, amongst many others. Also this week Chelsea Handler’s show Chelsea Lately comes to a close in a one-hour live finale. Handler will begin a new talk show on Netflix set to premiere in 2016. Tosh.0 is back with new episodes as well as Colbert Report, The Daily Show, and @midnight. In late night, Mike Myers will be on The Late Show with David Letterman.

Check out this week’s full comedy listings below:

What's on TV This Week: 'Drunk History' and 'Nathan For You' Return

Although many shows are on hiatus for the July 4th break, this week remains a big one for comedy. Drunk History and Nathan For You both return for second seasons on Comedy Central, while Undateable finishes out its season with three back to back episodes. Bad Teacher is also back with two brand new episodes,  Jimmy Kimmel is the only late night host to air shows this week, joined by guests Melissa McCarthy, Marc Maron, and Mark Duplass. Check out the week's full comedy listings below: