CMT’s Big New Comedy Week returns March 5, highlighted by the world premiere of Them Idiots Whirled Tour, featuring Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy from their 2011 arena tour. In addition, the week will include all-new stand-up specials, movie premieres and new episodes of CMT’s hit series Bayou Billionaires and My Big Redneck Vacation .
The Big New Comedy Week lineup includes:
CMT’s Biggest Laughs — CMT Original Premiere
Premieres March 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The spotlight is on stand-up comedy, with this one-hour special hosted by Rodney Carrington, and is packed with hilarious jokes, bits, stories and one-liners from the best blue-collar comics in the country. Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White will be onboard providing commentary along with Jeff Dunham, Frank Caliendo and many more favorites.
Louie Anderson: Big Baby Boomer — TV World Premiere
Premieres March 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Younger, fatter and funnier than ever, the great Louie Anderson makes his triumphant return in this all-new one-hour stand-up special.
CMT Movies: Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights — Hollywood to the Heartland — CMT Premiere
Premieres March 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
In this documentary, show emcee Vince Vaughn and four stand-up comedians, that he hand-picked, will travel more than 6,000 miles across the country performing in 30 cities in 30 consecutive nights. The film documents their interactions on and off the stage along the way.
Them Idiots Whirled Tour — TV World Premiere
Premieres March 10 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
America’s favorite funny guys Bill Engvall, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy star in a stand-up special from their 2011 arena tour. The three reunite onstage in Pittsburgh, delivering their hilarious views on marriage, family and colonoscopies. Reno Collier hosts.
Bayou Billionaires: Southern Fried Fitness — All-New Episode
Premieres March 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
During a routine physical exam, Gerald Sr.’s doctor informs him he desperately needs to lose 20 pounds. Kitten is distressed at her husband’s diagnosis and hires a big-time New York City personal trainer, Tony, to whip Gerald into shape. Tony, also a romance model, inspires Grandpa to pose and produce a pinup calendar for all his girlfriends.
My Big Redneck Vacation: Health Ledger — All-New Episode
Premieres March 10 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
The girls get motivated to adopt the Hamptons’ healthy-living lifestyle in an effort to shape up for Michelle’s upcoming wedding. They seem to lose their minds as they attempt to drag the men to yoga, tennis and tea parties. But when a guru stops by, the guys decide to take matters into their own hands to win their womenfolk back with a redneck baptism.