Comedy Central Sets ‘Workaholics,’ ‘Broad City’ Premiere Dates

Stephen Colbert replacement Larry Wilmore and “The Nightly Show” also get start date

Last Updated: December 9, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Comedy Central is kicking off 2015 with new seasons of some of the channel’s biggest comedy series. The cable network announced its winter schedule on Tuesday with premiere dates for “Workaholics,” “Broad City” and the third and final season of “Kroll Show.”

Nick Kroll will bring his series full circle on Jan. 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET when he reveals the fate of all of the infamous characters he portrayed for three seasons. Joining Kroll this year will be guest appearances by Aziz Ansari, Paget Brewster, Bo Burnham, Bill Burr, John Mulaney, Adam Pally, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen and Casey Wilson.

On Jan. 14, “Workaholics” returns for its fifth season. Blake, Adam and ‘Ders will be back to their weekly high jinks, which this season include organizing an office ditch day, starting a front-yard wrestling league and recruiting new employees at a college job fair. “Workaholics” will air at 10 p.m. on Wednesdays.

“Broad City” is back for Season 2, promising 10 episodes of Abbi and Ilana dealing with a slew of everyday challenges and adventures as they live their lives in New York City. Joining as season regulars are Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro, Paul Downs, John Gemberling, Chris Gethard and Stephen Schneider. Season 2 guest stars include Bob Balaban, Aidy Bryant, Patricia Clarkson, Susie Essman, Janeane Garolfalo, Kumail Nanjiani, Kelly Ripa, Seth Rogen, Amy Ryan, Alia Shawkat and David Wain. “Broad City’s” second season premieres at 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 14.

As Stephen Colbert departs Comedy Central for the greener pastures of CBS’s “The Late Show,” comedian Larry Wilmore is set to take his place in the 11:30 time slot following “The Daily Show.” Wilmore’s own late night show, “The Nightly Show,” is being produced by Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions with Stewart, Wilmore and Rory Albanese serving as executive producers. “The Nightly Show” will debut on Jan. 19.

Two new series were also given premiere dates: “This Is Not Happening” hosted by Ari Shaffir will premiere Jan. 22 at 12:30 a.m. ET. The series premiere of “Big Time in Hollywood, FL” will air Mar. 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET.