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Comedy Central Renews 'Drunk History,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Brickleberry'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 30, 2013 @ 3:18 PM
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It's been an otherwise quiet day in the realm of TV news, but Comedy Central certainly seems to have made the most of it. Not only will breakout comedy duo 'Key & Peele' return for a fourth season, but so too will the animated 'Brickleberry' draw itself a third outing and the web series-adapted 'Drunk History' take a second course.

'South Park' Season Premiere Sneak Peek: Who Does "Let Go, Let Gov" Target First?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 23, 2013 @ 10:45 AM
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Last week we caught our first glimpse of the new 'South Park' season previewing the newsworthy topics likely for target by the Emmy-winning series, but at long last season 17 premiere "Let Go, Let Gov" is nearly upon us. The first new 'South Park' footage of the season has emerged, but who becomes the first target of Cartman's wrath when the acclaimed satire finally returns?

'South Park' Season 17 Teaser: What Headlines Hit the Fan This Year?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 16, 2013 @ 8:46 PM
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'South Park' doesn't lend itself to promotional campaigns that starts months before a premiere in the same manner as other shows, though we're glad to see Matt Stone and Trey Parker back in the saddle for the upcoming seventeenth season, set to premiere on September 25. To that end, Comedy Central's first teaser for the coming premiere reveals a number of potential targets for parody, so what's the latest from 'South Park' season 17?

'Community' Season 5: Joel McHale Bashes NBC Promotion in Comedy Central Spot

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 6, 2013 @ 1:45 PM
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Whether by 'Community' creator Dan Harmon's antics, or a communicable decline in quality for season 4, the NBC cult comedy has long struggled with the reasoning behind its celebrated, but statistically small audience. How better to fight back, than for series stars Joel McHale and Yvette Nicole Brown to stealthily bash NBC in a new Comedy Central syndication spot?

'Futurama' Series Finale: David X. Cohen Dishes If "Meanwhile" Is Really the End

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 4, 2013 @ 8:10 AM
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The end is once again nigh for 'Futurama,' as this coming Wednesday will see the long-running sci-fi comedy blasting off one last time for its Comedy Central series finale "Meanwhile." We've heard this song and dance before, 'Futurama' having had two prior series finales to date, but does executive producer David X. Cohen believe Fry, Leela, Bender, Zoidberg and the rest of the Planet Express crew are really gone for good?

'Futurama' Series Finale Gets Chris Hardwick Talk Show Special, First Clip

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 29, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
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Hard to believe 'Futurama' has only one more episode to air before its latest (and possibly last) hypersleep, but we certainly won't stop talking about it. 'Talking Dead' and 'Talking Bad' host Chris Hardwick will venture off AMC to host a two 'Futurama' talkbacks surrounding next Wednesday's series finale "Meanwhile," the first clip of which has made its way online as well.

Watch 'Game of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke's 'Futurama' Guest Spot

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 22, 2013 @ 6:24 PM
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It's been a good while since we checked in on 'Futurama''s purportedly final season, but with only two episodes remaining in the current run, it looks like the Planet Express gang has saved the best for last! Next Wednesday will see 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke lending her voice to the far-out series as a new love interest for Zoidberg of all people, and we've got a first look!

Bill Cosby is "Far From Finished" with New Comedy Central Special

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 16, 2013 @ 2:19 PM
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Comedy legend Bill Cosby may not maintain much presence in the public eye anymore, beyond the occasional Jimmy Fallon appearance, but it seems the 76-year-old comic is going back to work full time. The former 'Cosby Show' leader will return with a new Comedy Central stand-up special later this year, having not recorded new material for a special in 30 years.

Comedy Central to Roast James Franco Next

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 10, 2013 @ 10:30 AM
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On the occasions in which Comedy Central puts someone outside the realm of comedy to roast, as most recently with comedienne Roseanne Barr, we always hope they deserve it. Thankfully, this year will hold true as the cable network has seated 'This Is the End' star and "Academy Award-nominated actor-director-writer-producer-artist" James Franco on the throne as its latest roastee.