Comedy Central sets 2013 premiere dates

'Kroll Show' launches Jan. 16 while 'Jeselnik' debuts Feb. 19

Comedy Central has set a handful of 2013 premiere dates for both new and returning series, as well as several stand-up specials.

The debut of “Kroll Show” (with Nick Kroll) is set for Jan. 16, “The Jeselnik Offensive” (with Anthony Jeselnik) will launch Feb. 19, “The Ben Show” (with Ben Hoffman) premieres Feb. 28, “Nathan for You” (with Nathan Fielder) debuts Feb. 28 and “Inside Amy Schumer” starts on April 30.

Jeselnik, who has become a staple on the Comedy Central roasts, also has a stand-up special, “Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula,” which premieres Jan. 13.

“Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore” debuts Jan. 18. Schaal is also a correspondent on the cabler’s “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.”

Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse” launches Feb. 23. Concert was taped at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

Debut dates for returning series include “The Burn With Jeff Ross” (Jan. 8), “Workaholics” (Jan. 16) and “Tosh.0” on Feb. 5.

“To have even one show you know for sure will change the world is amazing, but to have eight that won’t is also noteworthy,” said Kent Alterman, head of original programming and production.

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