Drunk History coming to The Comedy Network this July

DrunkHistoryThis July, The Comedy Network will bring the brand new series Drunk History to Canadian screens.

Drunk History host Derek Waters (Hall Pass) pairs “inebriated storytellers with A-list talent to reenact great moments in American history.”

The A-list talent stretches to the likes of Jack Black, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, Adam Scott, Winona Ryder, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Wiig, Fred Willard and Stephen Merchant.

The Comedy Network is also bringing The Jeselnik Offensive, Bunk and Comedy Bang! Bang! to their schedule this summer.

DRUNK HISTORY *New Series*
Premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In the series premiere, journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein blow open the Watergate scandal, actors and brothers Edwin and John Wilkes Booth engage in a tragic feud, and Elvis crashes the White House to meet President Nixon. Guest stars include Jack Black (BERNIE), rocker Dave Grohl, and Bob Odenkirk (BREAKING BAD).

The remaining episodes of DRUNK HISTORY’s freshman season boasts a seriously impressive all-star cast including Connie Britton (NASHVILLE), Michael Cera (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT), Nathan Fielder (NATHAN FOR YOU), Will Forte (MacGruber), Bill Hader (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Tony Hale (VEEP), Jen Kirkman (CHELSEA LATELY), Stephen Merchant (EXTRAS), Aubrey Plaza (PARKS AND RECREATION), Winona Ryder (Black Swan), Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom), Adam Scott (PARKS AND RECREATION), Bradley Whitford (TROPHY WIFE), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Fred Willard (MODERN FAMILY), Luke Wilson (ENLIGHTENED), and Owen Wilson (Midnight in Paris) and many more.

THE JESELNIK OFFENSIVE – Season 2
Premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
The beloved prince of dark comedy, Anthony Jeselnik, is back for another helping of twisted pop culture skewering. Known to Comedy viewers for his blistering appearances on the recent ROASTS OF CHARLIE SHEEN and DONALD TRUMP, 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.

COMEDY BANG! BANG! *New Series*
Premieres Friday, July 26 at 12 a.m. ET/PT
In the series premiere, host Scott Aukerman and guest Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover) discuss Zach’s place in the pantheon of comic actors, as well as talking dogs. A sommelier tells Scott and bandleader Reggie Watts (CONAN) which wine pairs best with each segment of the show, and Scott chats with Danny Mahoney (Andrew Daly, EASTBOUND & DOWN), aka “the life of the party.”

Throughout the season, Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games), Michael Cera (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT), Jon Hamm (MAD MEN), Ed Helms (THE OFFICE), Amy Poehler (PARKS AND RECREATION), Seth Rogen (This Is The End), Paul Rudd (This Is 40), Adam Scott (PARKS AND RECREATION), “Weird Al” Yankovic (comedian/musician), and many others join in on the laughs with Aukerman and one-man musical mastermind Reggie Watts.

BUNK *New Series*
Premieres Friday, July 26 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT
In the series premiere, Kurt welcomes Kumail Nanjiani (FRANKLIN AND BASH), comedy writer Ethan T. Berlin, and Ben Garant (RENO 911!) as they shame puppies, create new road signs, and reinvent the Venus de Milo, while competing for absurd and ridiculous prizes.

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