Lines up three shows – Rules of Engagement, King of Queen and Perfect Couples; and special advice on your Valentine dates by ‘Love Don’
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 11, 2014
Comedy Central this month goes a little out of the way and adds a potion of love in laughter to celebrate the month of Valentine – with a new line-up of Rom-Com shows, new seasons and a whole lot of interactivity.
To begin with, the channel will air ‘Rules of Engagement – Season 1 and 2’, back to back on Friday, February 14 from 11 AM to 10 PM, to ensure there is no dearth of love and laughter for its viewers on the special day. To double the dosage, Comedy Central’s weekend slot will adorn itself with two romantic comedy shows that have been enjoyed by the audience in the past – ‘Rules of Engagement’ and ‘King of Queen’, starting February 15, 2014 every Saturday – Sunday at 1 PM and 2 PM, respectively. Adding to the line-up, the channel will bring a comedy drama, ‘Perfect Couples’, starting February 24, 2014, Monday- Wednesday, at 10:30 PM.
The channel will spell its magic on the online audience by introducing a distinctive character called ‘Love Don’ who will dispense quirky and comic advice, in true Comedy Central style, on love and relationship issues. The character will come to life on the occasion of Valentine’s Day from February 13-14. The channel will further host an exclusive contest for its fans on its Twitter handle @ComedyCentralIn, inviting fans to tweet their love issues to Love Don. The wittiest and funniest tweet will earn cool Comedy Central merchandise.
Rules of Engagement
This romantic comedy series projects the many adventures of two couples and their single friend, all at different stages in their relationships, dealing with complications of dating, commitment and marriage. It looks at different relationships in various stages, starring Patrick Warburton and Megyn Price as a long-married couple, Oliver Hudson and Bianca Kajlich as newly engaged sweethearts, and David Spade and Adhir Kalyan as their still-single friends.
The show has received many accolades and awards including the Top Television Series at ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards in 2009. It has also won the Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series at Image Awards in 2012
King of Queen
The American sitcom ventures into the exciting life of a delivery man Doug Heffernan. He is living a content and happy life with his beautiful wife (Carrie) and notorious yet supportive friends. He loves his TV set and is glued to it. In due course of time, Carrie’s goofy and annoying father Arthur moves in with them and the turn of events are more than exhilarating as it gets challenging for the couple to meet his unrealistic demands.
This American comedy series revolves around three couples at various stages in their relationships, yet who face similar problems. The first couple Vance and Amy, they fight a lot although they have a very active and interesting sex life. On the other hand, Rex and Leigh view themselves as relationship experts and therefore a “perfect couple”, while the third couple Dave and Julia are considered the normal pair to whom everyone can relate.