Comedy Central Hosts Thanxgiveaway Wiikend

Comedy Central Hosts Thanxgiveaway Wiikend
Snap out of that turkey-induced stupor and get ready for the ultimate holiday giveaway! Comedy Central's "Thanxgiveaway Wiikend" airs Thursday, November 25th through Sunday, November 28th.

COMEDY CENTRAL is in the giving mood, just in time for this year’s “Thanxgiveaway Wiikend.” COMEDY CENTRAL is teaming up with Nintendo and GameStop to give away 48 hourly prize packages including a Wii system with a copy of the game Donkey Kong Country Returns, GameStop gift cards, cash prizes everyday in the amounts of $1,000 and $5,000 or COMEDY CENTRAL CD and DVD packs.

From Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28, COMEDY CENTRAL will air a mix of programming to celebrate the network’s “Thanxgiveaway Wiikend,” including stand-up from Jeff Dunham and Steve Byrne, vacation-themed movie blocks and enough COMEDY CENTRAL Roasts to cook up a whole feast of turkeys.

Viewers should stay tuned to the laughs throughout the weekend, because a different code will appear on the screen every hour, giving fans a chance to win one of 48 prize packages. By logging onto, viewers can enter the codes to become eligible for each hour’s prize. Viewers can also enter by texting the code to 44686 via their mobile phones (standard text message rates will apply to messages sent to and from COMEDY CENTRAL). For the official sweepstakes rules, please go to

Nintendo and GameStop are COMEDY CENTRAL’s "Thanxgiveaway Wiikend" promotional partners. COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks.

COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL’s press Web site at

Get those texting fingers warmed up to win some prizes!

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