Comedy Central NZ
Comedy Central is here in New Zealand, and here to keep you entertained! Be prepared for some of the funniest comedy and entertainment programmes from around the world – from fresh hit shows to comedy classics.
Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers is an all-new stand-up series hosted, curated, and produced by legendary comedian Bill Burr and All Things Comedy. The series features “the best of the new best” comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers. Each comedian is interviewed by Burr immediately before hitting the stage, opening up about their background and revealing the inspiration behind their comedic material.
Bob Belcher is a third-generation restaurateur who runs Bob's Burgers with his loving wife and their three children. Bob believes his burgers speak for themselves and isn't afraid to offer a variety of off-beat creations. Bob's wife, Linda, supports his dream but is becoming sick of the slow times, as the restaurant is constantly in danger of going out of business. The main competition to Bob's Burgers is a busy pasta joint located across the street that is run by Bob's nemesis, Jimmy Pesto. Despite the challenges, which includes consistent harassment from Linda's ex - a health inspector - Bob tries to keep the grill sizzling.
Starring one of the hottest names in Hollywood, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens is a half-hour scripted comedy loosely based on Awkwafina’s (Nora Lum) real life growing up in Flushing. Raised by her Dad (BD Wong) and Grandma (Lori Tan Chinn) alongside her cousin (Bowen Yang), Nora leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.
The series focuses on Alfie Wickers (Jack Whitehall), a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School, in Watford or Tring, Hertfordshire. Ever determined to impress his crush, Rosie Gulliver (Sarah Solemani), Alfie makes repeated efforts to appear "cool", such as coaching the school football team, organising a weapons amnesty and fielding a candidate for the school elections. Usually, in these efforts, he turns to his mismatched class for help, despite them often disapproving of his actions. They are teacher's pet Joe, tough guy Mitchell, wheelchair-bound rudeboy Rem Dog, inappropriately flirtatious Chantelle, camp Stephen, studious Jing and outwardly fiery Cleopatra.
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