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Fall is Fresh on Much with Exclusive Season Premieres of Hit Series TOSH.0 and SOUTH PARK, beginning September 3



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  • Everyone’s favourite dysfunctional family THE SIMPSONS moves to Much Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. ET followed by the crazy antics of Cleveland Brown in THE CLEVELAND SHOW at 4:30 p.m. ET. Then, Season 6 of LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON premieres at 5 p.m. ET
  • Covering all things viral, comedian Daniel Tosh hosts hit series TOSH.0 with the Season 5 premiere, exclusively on MUCH, Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET,
  • Viewers can laugh the night away with Season 4 of CONAN, moving to Much Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 11 p.m. ET
  • Comedian Scott Aukerman sits down with the best and brightest in comedy in the premiere of his surreal talk show COMEDY BANG! BANG! Monday, Sept. 9 at 10 p.m. ET. Immediately following, comedians compete in inane challenges for bizarre prizes in the game show BUNK, premiering at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Fans can catch up on all-things Cartman and crew with the much anticipated Season 17 premiere of SOUTH PARK, Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Join VJ Liz Trinnear as she reveals the week’s hottest videos on the MUCH COUNTDOWN, every Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, starting Sept. 7

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for September. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit Much.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Tuesday, Sept. 3

 

 

4 p.m. THE SIMPSONS – “Treehouse of Horror VII” – *Season 8 Premiere*

In the season 8 premiere, Bart discovers his Siamese twin Hugo in the attic. Then, Lisa becomes a god after she accidentally creates life in a science fair project and Kang and Kodos plot to conquer the planet disguised as Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.

4:30 p.m. THE CLEVELAND SHOW – “Pilot” – *Series Premiere*

Everyone's favourite soft-spoken neighbour, Cleveland Brown (Mike Henry, FAMILY GUY) is on the move after he decides it's time for him and Cleveland Jr. (Kevin Michael Richards, GRAVITY FALLS) to leave Quahog and head west. On their way to California, the duo makes a pit stop in Cleveland's hometown of Stoolbend, VA, where he reunites with his old high school crush, Donna Tubbs (Sanaa Lathan, NIP/TUCK). Although she comes with baggage in the form of a rebellious teenage daughter and a sharp-tongued 5-year-old son, Cleveland is still in love with Donna and is determined to start a new life.

5 p.m. LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON *Season 6 Premiere*

Named "the most enjoyable late-night show" by the New York Times, LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON has become the go-to destination for comedy, music and A-list talent. EMMY® and GRAMMY® Award winner Jimmy Fallon brings a fun new energy to the comedy-talk franchise with his personalized interview style love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations, and innovative sketches. The show consistently garners attention for its hilarious viral videos, featuring A-list talent, including Robin Thicke, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Justin Timberlake.

10 p.m. TOSH.0 *Season 5B Premiere*

This weekly topical series delves into all aspects of the Internet, featuring razor sharp humour and biting commentary from comedian Daniel Tosh. From the absolutely absurd to the incredibly ingenious, the series features viral clips, sketches, and "Web Redemptions" which give subjects of infamous viral videos a second chance to redeem themselves from the embarrassment with which they've become synonymous.

10:30 p.m. THE JESELNIK OFFENSIVE – “Jim Norton and Amy Schumer” – *Season 2 Premiere*

Anthony Jeselnik brings his disarming and cool demeanour to his weekly half-hour series, THE JESELNIK OFFENSIVE, as he takes on the latest bizarre news and pop culture happenings. Jeselnik unleashes his razor-sharp take on each week’s must-see news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit, and the places we all troll for the darker, more shocking and lurid stories. In the season premiere, Anthony learns the ins and outs of necrophilia, the history of the great Panel, and Amy Schumer and Jim Norton defend their tweets.

11 p.m. CONAN *Season 4 Premiere*

Team Coco fans rejoice as the EMMY® Award-winning comedy icon Conan O’Brien returns for a new season of CONAN. Featuring beloved sketches, viral videos, new characters, and A-list musical guests, fans will not be disappointed by everyone’s favourite ginger! The 6'4" Irish master of comedy will once again perform the “String Dance” on a nightly basis and brings a new meaning to the phrase “Clueless Gamer”.

 

Thursday, Sept. 5

10 p.m. DEON COLE’S BLACK BOX – “Deon Tries to Reach Out to White People” – *Series Premiere*

EMMY®-nominated writer/comedian Deon Cole will invade viewer's televisions each week to provide his take on some of the most outrageous video clips to pop up across the media landscape. Cole brings a truly unique point of view to his commentary as he uses clips to riff on racial and gender stereotypes, politics and more.

 

10:30 p.m. DRUNK HISTORY – “Washington D.C.” – *Series Premiere*

Based on the award-winning and wildly popular web series, DRUNK HISTORY follows the drunken and often incoherent narration of historical moments as told by inebriated A-list talent including Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda), Bob Odenkirk (BREAKING BAD), Will Forte (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Adam Scott (PARKS AND RECREATION), and rocker Dave Grohl. In the series premiere, the all-star cast will take on the Watergate scandal, the famed story of when Elvis met Nixon, as well as the infamous and tragic feud between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth.

 

Saturday, Sept. 7

7:00 p.m.MUCH COUNTDOWN

Fans can tune in and join VJ Liz Trinnear as she counts down the hottest videos of the week, every Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. From Rihanna to One Direction, MUCH VIDEO COUNTDOWN covers the best tracks in music today.

9:30 p.m. OUT THERE – “The Great Escape” – *Series Premiere*

The animated series chronicles the coming-of-age misadventures of socially awkward Chad (Ryan Quincy, SOUTH PARK), his little brother Jay (Kate Micucci, THE BIG BANG THEORY) and his best friend, Chris (Justin Roiland, GRAVITY FALLS). Living in the small town of Holford, the boys wander its surreal, bleak landscape waiting out their last few years of adolescence.

12 a.m. CHAPPELLE’S SHOW – *Series Premiere*

Comedian Dave Chappelle takes his street-smart comedy to a whole new level in the classic half-hour, provocative sketch comedy series. Chappelle's unique point-of-view on the world provides a hilarious, defiant and sometimes dangerous look at American culture, including music, movies, television, advertising, current events, and everyday life situations.

 

Sunday, Sept. 8

9:30 p.m. UGLY AMERICANS – “Pilot” – *Series Premiere*

The animated series follows Mark Lilly (Matt Oberg, ONION SPORTSDOME), a social worker at the "Department of Integration," as he helps new citizens, both human and "other," adapt to hectic life in New York City. In the premiere, Mark is dealing with aggressive sexual advances from his demon boss Callie (Natasha Leggero, BURNING LOVE), while developing a reluctant friendship with his zombie roommate Randall (Kurt Metzger, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER), who he found on Craigslist.

 

Monday, Sept. 9

10 p.m. COMEDY BANG! BANG! “Zach Galifianakis Wears a Blue Jacket & Red Socks” *Series Premiere*

Based on Scott Aukerman’s (co-creator/director/producer, BETWEEN TWO FERNS WITH ZACK GALIFANAKIS; writer/performer, MR. SHOW WITH BOB AND DAVID) popular podcast of the same name, the series cleverly riffs on the well-known format of the late night talk show, infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal. In the premiere, Scott and guest Zach Galifianakis discuss Zach's place in the pantheon of comic actors, and also talking dogs. Then, a sommelier tells Scott and bandleader Reggie Watts which wine pairs best with each segment of the show.

 

10:30 p.m. BUNK – “Kumail Nanjiani, Ethan T. Berlin and Ben Garant” – *Series Premiere*

In this comedy game show, a panel of comedians compete in inane challenges to win surreal prizes. Contestants are armed with nothing but their wits as they respond to images they’ve never seen before, make up songs on the spot, complete drawing and sculpture challenges, and interact with modern dancers, puppies, babies, gospel singers, and so much more. In the premiere, host, Kurt Braunohler, welcomes Kumail Nanjiani, Ethan T. Berlin, and Ben Garant as they shame puppies, create new road signs, and reinvent the Venus de Milo.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 25

10 p.m. SOUTH PARK *Season 17 Premiere*

The EMMY® and PEABODY® Award-winning, animated series, SOUTH PARK created by comic geniuses Trey Parker and Matt Stone, features the breathtakingly irreverent and ruthlessly funny misadventures of four foul-mouthed, troublemaking young boys in a small town nestled in the Colorado Rockies. New episodes bring up-to-the-minute news and pop culture icons including Al Gore, J. Lo, Oprah, Sir Elton John, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and P. Diddy to the town of South Park for social commentary and good old-fashioned ridicule.

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For more information: 

Sarah Goddard, Much MTV Group, 416.384.2056, sarah.goddard@bellmedia.ca

Camila Ossa, Much MTV Group, 416.384.2594camila.ossa@bellmedia.ca