Tag: Comedy Central

Ren & Stimpy
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Comedy Central Announces Plans For A Reimagining of ‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’

Comedy Central has announced a reimagination of the Emmy®-nominated cult hit The Ren & Stimpy Show as it continues to double down on adult-focused animation, unlocking and reinventing a treasure chest of IP across ViacomCBS to complement South Park, including the newly announced Beavis and Butt-Head from Mike Judge and Daria spin-off Jodie. “I want […]

Esther Povitsky
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Comedian Esther Povitsky’s ‘Hot For My Name’ Standup Special To Premiere July 17th On Comedy Central

Esther Povitsky’s debut special, “Hot For My Name,” will premiere Friday, July 17th at 11pm ET/PT on Comedy Central. In the one-hour special, Povitsky goes home to Skokie, Illinois to understand why her unique relationship with her parents motivated her to become a comedian. Documentary footage is intercut with Povitsky’s sharp stand-up, giving audiences a hilarious look […]

Beavis and Butthead Revival
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Comedy Central Teams With Emmy Award-Winner Mike Judge To Reimagine “Beavis and Butt-Head”

Comedy Central has 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 […]

Awkwafina is Nora From Queens
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Comedy Central Greenlights Second Season of ‘Awkwafina is Nora From Queens’ Ahead of Premiere

Comedy Central has announced a season two pickup for the highly-anticipated Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, 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 […]

Daniel Tosh
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‘Tosh.0’ Renewed For Four Seasons As Comedy Central Inks First-Look Deal With Daniel Tosh

Comedy Central has 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. The #1 brand in comedy and Tosh are currently in discussions for […]

Anthony Jeselnik
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Comedy Central Renews “Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik” For Second Season

Comedy Central announced today that Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik has been renewed for an eight-episode second season. In Good Talk, Jeselnik employs his signature acerbic style in tongue-in-cheek interviews with his fellow comedians about their careers, influences and what it’s like to live in his massive shadow. Jeselnik and his guests center their extremely […]

Awkwafina is Nora From Queens
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Comedy Central Debuts Trailer For ‘Awkwafina is Nora From Queens’ Series

Comedy Central has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, premiering on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT. The #1 brand in comedy also unveiled the all-star roster of guest stars including Celia Au, Matthew Broussard, Michelle Buteau, Jamie Chung, Laverne Cox, Deborah S. Craig, Makeda Declet, Jennifer Esposito, […]

Patrice O’Neal
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PATRICE O’NEAL: Comedy Central Joins Forces With All Things Comedy For Documentary On Legendary Comedian

Comedy Central has announced a collaboration with All Things Comedy to produce a documentary about legendary comedian Patrice O’Neal. Set to begin filming this fall, the untitled documentary is a deep-dive portrait of O’Neal who passed away at 41 in 2011. The film, directed by Bonfiglio (Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh) will recount O’Neal’s life […]