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Chris Hardwick and Comedy Central Launching Late-Night Talk Show Following Stephen Colbert

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 30, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
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First came Craig Kilborn, then Jon Stewart, followed by Stephen Colbert, and now...Chris Hardwick? According to Comedy Central, the "Nerdist" host of AMC's 'Talking Dead' will soon launch his own late-night talk show to debut this fall, following new episodes of 'The Colbert Report' at midnight. Could Chris Hardwick be the next big name in late-night? Find out for yourself inside!

'Futurama' Cancelled Again, Comedy Central Issues Final Season Notice

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2013 @ 10:15 AM
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Bad news, everyone! After enjoying a two-season comeback and a series of DVD movies, it seems 'Futurama' will once again retire the Planet Express ship, ending its revived run on Comedy Central after the next 13 episodes. The comedy network officially opted not to renew past a seventh season, but is 'Futurama' really gone for good this time? Might producers find yet another avenue to continue?

'Futurama' 2013 Trailer: Seymour Returns, Double Zoidbergs and Satanic Science!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 5, 2013 @ 10:40 AM
Comedy Central
Good news, everyone! Come on, you knew that was coming. In any case, it's been a good long while since we've had any fresh 'Futurama' to go on, but the Planet Express crew will soon be back, baby! It remains to be seen if an eighth season of the sci-fi funnies series will be produced on Comedy Central, but the back half of season 7 will hit this summer with 13 all-new episodes, the first of which are previewed in a new full-length trailer! Get the latest look at 'Futurama' inside!

'South Park' Season 17 Sets Premiere, with Reduced Episodes?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 28, 2013 @ 9:55 AM
Comedy Central
Considering 'South Park's amazing length and cultural relevance, fans have endured long periods of speculation over when its increasingly prolific creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker would hang up their parkas, and finally close the doors on the long-running series. As the series heads into a 17th season, and Parker and Stone prepare the launch of their own studio, might 'South Park's days be coming to an end? Learn when season 17 premieres and for how many episodes inside!

'Workaholics' Renewed for 2 More Seasons, 'Drunk History' Ordered To Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2013 @ 9:22 AM
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Every 'Workaholics' fan knows that they've gotta be fresh, and Comedy Central isn't going to argue any time soon. In addition to the fourth season of the twenty-something slacker comedy set to premiere on January 16, Comedy Central also announced at the Television Critics Association press tour its plans to return 'Workaholics' for a fifth season as well. Additionally, FunnyOrDie sketch 'Drunk History,' has officially been ordered to series but for how many episode? New details inside!

'The Colbert Report' To Do 'The Hobbit' Theme Week

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 29, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
Comedy Central / Warner Bros.
Tolkien fans around the world are preparing for the December 14 release of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in many different ways.  Some have gone back to painstakingly watch Peter Jackson's original 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy (even if it takes place afterward), while others continue gluing their own hair to prosthetic feet in preparation for attending the release in costume.  But how is life-long Tolkien fan Stephen Colbert preparing?  With a full week of 'The Colbert Report' dedicated to the film, and spotlighting its cast as guests!  Who will be in attendance?

'Brickleberry' Season 2 Gets the OK From Comedy Central

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 9, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
Comedy Central
Who says new animated series never last if they're not made by Seth MacFarlane? While Comedy Central's animated park ranger comedy 'Brickleberry' has had somewhat lukewarm critical reception, we've just learned the comedy network has officially gone forward in ordering a second season of the Daniel Tosh-produced effort. Find out when the new season debuts and what's different about the sophomore year inside!

'South Park' Calls the Election Early in New "Obama Wins!" Season Finale Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 5, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
Comedy Central
If nothing else, 'South Park' will always be known for its lightning quick turn-around when it comes to production, often parodying topical events mere days after they occur.  This was never more clear than 2008's "About Last Night...," which parodied the election results the night before, but has 'South Park' gotten even faster in recent years?  Given that the next episode will be titled "Obama Wins!," 'South Park' seems to have predicted the decision for us!  So what does the first clip reveal?

'South Park' Lives Strong in New Clip From "A Scause For Applause"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 29, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
Comedy Central
The majority of good TV may have been postponed for the night on account of that dastardly hurricane everyone keeps talking about, but hopefully the matter will be swept under the rug by Wednesday night for an all-new 'South Park!'  Last week brilliantly channeled 'The Shining' as Stan endured "A Nightmare On Facetime," but what will the latest outing bring?  How will Matt and Trey tackle the Lance Armstrong issue in "A Scause For Applause?"

'South Park' Takes On 'The Avengers' in First Clip From "A Nightmare On Facetime"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 22, 2012 @ 6:40 PM
Comedy Central
While 'South Park's unfortunate fall air dates mean that the long-running Comedy Central series arrives too late to effectively parody 'The Avengers,' at the very least upcoming episode "A Nightmare on Facetime" will pay the Marvel blockbuster homage.  The boys look to dress as the iconic superhero tam for Halloween, only to find that Stan can't join them as Captain America, and instead has to send an iPad!  So what Halloween hijinks does the latest clip from Wednesday's "A Nightmare On Facetime" scare up?