Comedy Central Moves Up ‘@Midnight’ For 2 Weeks Ahead Of Larry Wilmore Premiere

Comedy Central is moving @midnight With Chris Hardwick to 11:30 PM following The Daily Show With Jon Stewart for two weeks beginning January 5. It will return to its regular midnight time slot on January 19, following the premiere of The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore. Its rotating lineup of panelists in 2015 include Scott Aukerman, Doug Benson, Neal Brennan, Paget Brewster, Whitney Cummings, Andy Daly, Jon Daly, Ron Funches, Brett Gelman, Nikki Glaser, John Hodgman, Jen Kirkman, Hari Kondabolu, Marc Maron, Paul Scheer and Paul F. Tompkins.

In addition, the network has set premiere dates for Ari Shaffir’s upcoming comedy specials and series. His one-hour stand-up special Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular debuts at midnight January 16, followed by the premiere of storytelling stand-up series This Is Not Happening at 12:30 AM January 22. Shaffir rounds it out with the network premiere of his first one-hour stand-up special Ari Shaffir: Passive Aggressive on Friday, March 13.

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