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Drunk History season 3 returns in September, with guests a plenty

The Emmy-nominated comedy-series “Drunk History” will return for a 13-episode third season on Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, following an all-new “Tosh.0.” In the season premiere, host and director Derek Waters takes viewers on a historical journey to New Jersey, presenting inebriated accounts of The Bone Wars, The Balloon Corps and The Big Bang.

Mark Proksch narrates the rivalry of fossil-hunters Othniel Marsh (Christopher Meloni) and Edward Cope (Tony Hale); Tess Lynch recounts Thaddeus Lowe’s (Greg Kinnear) contributions to America’s first air force, founded by President Lincoln (Stephen Merchant); and Jenny Slate explains how scientists Arno Penzias (Justin Long) and Robert Wilson (Jason Ritter) found an exciting new use for an abandoned supersensitive antenna.

Other A-list guest stars featured this season include Jason Alexander, Blake Anderson, Matt Besser, Jack Black, Michael Cera, Gaius Charles, Kat Dennings, Adam Devine, Giancarlo Esposito, Donald Faison, Will Ferrell and Nathan Fillion.

That’s not all, you can also find Ron Funches, Mark Gagliardi, Topher Grace, Colin Hanks, Josh Hartnett, Rob Huebel, Echo Kellum, Ellie Kemper, Johnny Knoxville, David Koechner, Natasha Leggero, Thomas Lennon, Samm Levine, Joe Lo Truglio, Jason Mantzoukas and Jack McBrayer.

Take a deep breath and look for Jason Momoa, Haley Joel Osment, Patton Oswalt, Chris Parnell, Chelsea Peretti, Parker Posey, Dennis Quaid, Sam Rockwell, Andre Royo, Maya Rudolph, Horatio Sanz, Paul Scheer, Ben Schwartz, Alia Shawkat, Octavia Spencer, Martin Starr, George Wallace, Jaleel White, Henry Winkler, Zach Woods and Noah Wyle.

Narrators include Paget Brewster, Cameron Esposito, Fortune Feimster, Rich Fulcher, Mark Gagliardi, Matt Gourley, Dan Harmon, Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, Lauren Lapkus, Paul F. Tompkins, Duncan Trussell, David Wain, Brendon Walsh and even co-creator and director Jeremy Konner. They and others will cover the histories of everything from the invention of motion pictures to the rise and fall of the Cocaine Godmother and the truth behind Roswell, among many other incredibly true stories.

“Drunk History” is produced by Gary Sanchez Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. Ian Friedman is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.