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Chappelle’s Show, Key & Peele and More Licensed by HBO Max

HBO Max has licensed non-exclusive streaming rights to five award-winning series from Comedy Central’s vast library, further expanding the platform’s curated portfolio. All seasons of Amy Schumer’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning sketch series Inside Amy Schumer; the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Key & Peele, from creators Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele; and Dave Chappelle’s culturally …

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The Other Two, South Side, and Nora From Queens Go to HBO Max

HBO Max has announced that the upcoming seasons of the critically-acclaimed comedies The Other Two and South Side from Comedy Central Productions are joining the streaming platform as new Max Original series. The first seasons of The Other Two and South Side will land on the platform in 2021 followed by brand new seasons to …

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Beavis and Butt-Head Being Reimagined by Comedy Central

Comedy Central today announced an expansive deal with Emmy Award-winning Mike Judge to reimagine MTV’s seminal, Gen X-defining Beavis and Butt-Head, as well as additional spin-offs and specials. Launched in 1993, Beavis and Butt-Head quickly became a force in pop culture and started a television revolution with its pure, unadulterated, satirical commentary on youth and …

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Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens Season 2 Given the Green Light

Comedy Central today gave the green light to Akwafina Is Nora From Queens Season 2 ahead of its series premiere on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT. Golden Globe winner Awkwafina (The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the half-hour scripted comedy inspired by her real-life growing up in Queens, NY. Raised by her Dad (BD Wong) …

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Comedy Central Extends Tosh.0 for Four Seasons

Comedy Central today announced an overall deal with Daniel Tosh that includes a four-season, 80-episode extension for Tosh.0, as well as a first-look deal for new scripted and unscripted development to potentially feature Tosh on camera, as well as vehicles for other talent. Comedy Central Tosh are currently in discussions for an unscripted series in …

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Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens Trailer Released by Comedy Central

Comedy Central today released the official trailer for Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, premiering on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT. The channel also unveiled the roster of guest stars including Celia Au, Matthew Broussard, Michelle Buteau, Jamie Chung, Laverne Cox, Deborah S. Craig, Makeda Declet, Jennifer Esposito, Chrissie Fit, Chris Gethard, Bella Heathcote, Carmen M. …

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The Office and Parks and Recreation Cable TV Deals Extended

The Office and Parks and Recreation fans will be able to continue to enjoy the shows on cable television even though the shows are eventually headed to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service. Viacom has announced that under a new pact with NBCUniversal, Comedy Central has extended its exclusive cable deal for The Office through 2021. After that, the …

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HBO Max Lands Exclusive South Park Streaming Rights

WarnerMedia’s upcoming HBO Max has landed the exclusive South Park streaming rights, the company announced today. The streaming platform will launch in May of 2020. The announced was made by Kevin Reilly from the HBO Max WarnerMedia Day stage. The multi-year licensing deal was completed with South Park Digital Studios, a joint venture between Viacom and South …

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Watch the 24 Hours of Comedy Central Stand-Up Live Stream

Comedy Central is opening its deep vault of half-hour stand-up specials for a 24-hour live stream event on YouTube (watch below) that will cover specials curated from the past two decades. The Comedy Central Stand-Up live stream will include performances from some of the biggest names in comedy, including Kevin Hart (2004), Jim Gaffigan (2000), …

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Emmy Winner Donick Cary Signs Comedy Central Animation Deal

Comedy Central today announced a first-look animation deal with Emmy-winning writer and producer Donick Cary, who will develop and produce animation projects across all platforms for the channel and its new studio-production arm, Comedy Central Productions. As part of his deal, Cary will develop his own ideas, and work with other talent and creators to …

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South Park Renewed for Three More Seasons by Comedy Central

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are extending the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning South Park by three seasons and 30 episodes in a new deal with Comedy Central, taking the longest-running primetime scripted series in cable though an unprecedented 26th season and at least 327 episodes. The 23rd season, during which the iconic series will surpass …

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Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens Series Coming to Comedy Central

Comedy Central today announced the official name of the highly-anticipated, Awkwafina-led series: Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens. The channel also announced the slate of predominantly female and diverse directors for the 10-episode series: Emmy Award-nominated actress/director Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), Lucia Aniello (Broad City), Jamie Babbit (But I’m a Cheerleader), The Daniels (Swiss Army Man), …

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South Side Season 2 Picked Up by Comedy Central

Comedy Central today ordered a 10-episode second season of hit series South Side, the aspirational, scripted comedy set in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago. Season one of South Side is currently airing Wednesday nights at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. “Our mission is to show …

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Crank Yankers Season 5 Premiering on September 25

With a first public look at the returning favorite, Comedy Central announced today that Crank Yankers Season 5 will premiere on September 25th at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, following the season 23 premiere of South Park. Crank Yankers Season 5 will feature beloved characters such as Spoonie Luv, Elmer Higgins, Niles Standish, Bobby Fletcher, The Truth, …

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The Dais for the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin

Comedy Central announced today that Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Joel McHale, Debra Messing, Chris Redd, and Jeff Ross will join Roast Master Sean Hayes on the dais for the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. Additional Roasters and talent to attend will be announced soon. The event will tape at the Saban Theatre …

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Alec Baldwin Does Trump in a New Teaser for the Comedy Central Roast

Comedy Central announced today that Emmy Award-winning actor and host Sean Hayes has been named Roast Master for The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. The Baldwin Roast will tape in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 7 and will premiere on Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/ PT “It’s always been my dream to …

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South Park Season 23 Premiere Set for September 25

Comedy Central today announced that South Park Season 23 will premiere on Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. You can watch a brief South Park Season 23 below. All-new episodes of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series will be available to stream in HD exclusively on South Park Studios and Hulu the day after they premiere. …

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Corporate Season 3 Will Wrap Up the Series on Comedy Central

Comedy Central today a green light for Corporate Season 3, which will also be the scripted series’ last. The third season will premiere in 2020. Season two of Corporate, which claims a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, premiered in January 2019 to laudatory reviews. Led by stars Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, Lance Reddick, Aparna Nancherla, Anne …

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Lights Out with David Spade Late-Night Series to Premiere July 29

Comedy Central today announced that David Spade‘s new late-night series, Lights Out with David Spade, premieres Monday, July 29 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. The series, hosted by the iconic comedian, will follow The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Monday through Thursday each week. The series will feature Spade’s signature take on the pop culture news …

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The Roast of Alec Baldwin is Coming to Comedy Central

Comedy Central is rolling out the red carpet for the illustrious and multitalented film, television and stage star Alec Baldwin. The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin will take place in New York with the tape and airdate to be announced at a later date. “Getting roasted will be the greatest honor of my lifetime …

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