CMT’S ‘CAN’T STOP LAUGHING WEEK’ BEGINS SUNDAY, MARCH 23
Week of Comedy-Themed Programming Includes the Television World Premieres of ‘Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops 2014’ and ‘Jeff Dunham’s Achmed Saves America’; New Episodes of PARTY DOWN SOUTH and MY BIG REDNECK FAMILY To Also Premiere
NASHVILLE – February 24, 2014 – Beginning Sunday, March 23, CMT is bringing viewers CAN’T STOP LAUGHING WEEK – a week filled with new premieres from funnymen Ron White and Jeff Dunham, along with some of CMT’s favorite comedy films and new episodes of hit series PARTY DOWN SOUTH and MY BIG REDNECK FAMILY.
The week of laughs will kick-off with the television world premiere of RON WHITE’S COMEDY SALUTE TO THE TROOPS 2014, White’s annual show dedicated to those who serve in the armed forces. Later in the week, comedian Jeff Dunham will bring the television premiere of his first-ever animated movie ACHMED SAVES AMERICA.
The line-up for CAN’T STOP LAUGHING WEEK includes:
RON WHITE’S COMEDY SALUTE TO THE TROOPS 2014 – CMT Original Premiere
Premieres Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
Encore presentation airs Wednesday, March 26 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
Ron White brings an evening of funny in this all-new 90-minute special filmed live from the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. For the fourth year in a row, White will entertain the audience and support the troops alongside Kathleen Madigan, Josh Blue, Roy Wood, Jr., Gabriel Iglesias and Geechy Guy.
CMT MOVIES: BEVERLY HILLS COP
Premieres Monday, March 24 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
A freewheeling Detroit cop (Eddie Murphy) pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.
CMT MOVIES: MRS. DOUBTFIRE
Premieres Tuesday, March 25 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
After a bitter divorce, an actor (Robin Williams) disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife (Sally Field).
PARTY DOWN SOUTH REUNION SPECIAL – All-New Episode
Premieres Thursday, March 27 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT
Find out what the cast of CMT’s hit series PARTY DOWN SOUTH has been up to since the season one finale. Relive some of the season’s best moments and get all the behind-the-scenes details about what went on in Murrells Inlet, S.C.
JEFF DUNHAM’S ACHMED SAVES AMERICA – Television Premiere
Premieres Friday, March 28 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT
From the inventive mind of Jeff Dunham comes “Achmed Saves America,” the first animated movie starring the world’s most beloved, failed bad guy. When “The Little Skeleton That Couldn’t” unexpectedly finds himself in Americaville, USA, he is mistaken as a French exchange student while he plots to destroy the town and all its “infidels.” But when Achmed is exposed to the sweet things in life, including all-you-can-eat buffets and frozen yogurt, his campaign of hate turns into a patriotic all-American love fest.
CMT MOVIES: PAUL BLART: MALL COP – CMT Premiere
Premieres Saturday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT
Paul Blart (Kevin James) is a mild-mannered security guard who works in a New Jersey mall. When the mall is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, it's up to him to save the day and stop the criminals on his own.
MY BIG REDNECK FAMILY – All-New Episode
Premieres Saturday, March 29 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT
Hosted by Tom Arnold, MY BIG REDNECK FAMILY follows the Clampet family’s crazy antics and parenting misadventures. On this week’s all-new episode, the guys try to toughen up Mason and Brody's survival skills while Tommy makes his acting debut in his first film.
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