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[01/23/18 - 04:33 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Storytelling Series "This Is Not Happening," Hosted by Roy Wood Jr., Debuts with a Supersized One-Hour Season Four Premiere on Friday, February 2 at Midnight ET/PT
Wood Jr. is extending his hosting duties to include original companion interstitials that will air on Fridays beginning with the launch of season four.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) STORYTELLING SERIES "THIS IS NOT HAPPENING," HOSTED BY ROY WOOD JR., DEBUTS WITH A SUPERSIZED ONE-HOUR SEASON FOUR PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT

Premiere Episode Includes Stories from Roy Wood Jr., Howie Mandel and Scott Thompson

Talent Line-up Includes Louie Anderson, Lil Rel Howery, Martha Kelly, Talib Kweli, Kathleen Madigan, Howie Mandel, Chris Redd, Kevin Smith, Tom Green and Many More

Original Companion Interstitials Anchored by Wood Jr. Will Air on Fridays Beginning with the Launch of Season 4

NEW YORK, January 23, 2018 - This Is Not Happening has big things in store with new host Roy Wood Jr. at the helm of the storytelling madness. Season four debuts on Friday, February 2 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central with a supersized one-hour premiere featuring stories about "filth" from Roy Wood Jr., Howie Mandel and Scott Thompson. Wood Jr. is extending his hosting duties to include original companion interstitials that will air on Fridays beginning with the launch of season four of This Is Not Happening.

Each episode of This Is Not Happening centers on a specific theme - e.g. "wasted," "romance," et. al. - with host Wood Jr. and a roster of comedians recounting their most outrageous true-life tales in front of a live audience at Cheetahs in Hollywood. This Is Not Happening originally debuted as a digital series on cc.com, which will continue to feature exclusive digital stories throughout the run of new episodes.

Season four episodes include:

February 9: "Romance" - Kevin Smith, Louis Katz

February 16: "Famous" - Tom Green, Michael McDonald, Brad Williams

February 23: "Nightmare" - Dan Soder, Shane Mauss

March 2: "Moms" - Roy Wood Jr., Kathleen Madigan, Bret Ernst

March 9: "Dads" - Louie Anderson, Byron Bowers, DeRay Davis

March 16: "Wasted" - Theo Von, Chris Porter, Dave Landau, Tom Rhodes (One-Hour Episode)

March 23: "Combat" - Chris Redd, Martha Kelly, Lil Rel Howery

March 30: "Strangelands" - Rob Christensen, Talib Kweli, Harland Williams

April 6: "Shame" - Big Jay Oakerson, Michael Kosta, Tom Arnold

Episodes of This Is Not Happening will be available the day of each new premiere on the Comedy Central App and ThisIsNotHappening.com, on which seasons 1-3 are currently available. In addition, episodes will launch the day after each linear premiere on iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, VUDU, Verizon Flexview, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sony PlayStation, and Frontier Communications. Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and ThisIsNotHappening.com will feature preview stories and digital exclusives from the new season. Additional exclusives and extended versions of many stories will appear on the site throughout the season and following the season finale. Stories from This Is Not Happening can also be found during the season in the CC app. Fans can follow Comedy Central Stand-Up on Twitter at @standup, and follow Wood Jr. on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and tweet using the hashtag #ThisIsNotHappening to join the social conversation around the series. Wood Jr. will also provide fans with tips on effective storytelling via @ccstandup's Instagram story on February 2.

In 2015, Wood Jr. became a part of "The World's Fakest News Team" as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He has been described by The Hollywood Reporter as "a standout," and Entertainment Weekly called his brand of thought provoking comedy "charismatic crankiness." In 2016, Variety named him one of "10 Comics to Watch." He filmed his first one-hour stand-up special, Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure, at Center Stage in Atlanta, which premiered on Comedy Central last year.

This Is Not Happening was created by Ari Shaffir, Eric Abrams and Avalon's Sam Saifer. Jeff Tomsic, Saifer, and Abrams (who serves as showrunner and director) are Executive Producers. Mark Palansky also directs. Anne Harris and Ryan Moran are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central. Wood Jr. is represented by UTA and Mainstay Entertainment.

Comedy Central is the home for stand-up, featuring original one-hour specials from a wide variety of incredibly talented comedians including Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh, Pete Davidson, Kyle Kinane, Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Chris Hardwick, Brian Regan, and more, as well as a diverse slate of original series ranging from the part-stand-up/part-travelogue Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City, to long-form storytelling show This Is Not Happening, to super-sized stand-up exhibition Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents, to insult-comedy competition Jeff Ross Presents: Roast Battle.

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