Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter fight over ‘Greg the Intern' | Punchline Magazine
I got to check out the pilot episode, titled Greg the Intern. In doing so, I think I got decent hold of what the show will offer. While the episode is comprised of independently-themed sketches - one about a teenage couple who took a pledge to remain virgins and one wherein Black and Showalter throw down over the way the former Michael is imitating a butterfly fart (see video below) - the show's through line is centered around the Michaels' fight to win the affection of the show's intern Greg. I... [Read More]
Comedy Central resurrects 'Futurama' for 26 new episodes | Hollywood Reporter
"Futurama" is coming back. Taking a page from the "Family Guy" resurrection guidebook, the canceled Fox animated comedy is returning with an order from Comedy Central for 26 new episodes to run over two seasons. "Futurama" creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen already are working on stories for the new batch of episodes of the sci-fi cartoon, slated to premiere on Comedy Central in mid-2010. [Read More]
Win a Trip to a Comedy Central Roast
The next Comedy Central Roast is right around the corner, and you could be there for the taping thanks to Honda. Includes airfare, hotel, transportation, and $1000 spending money. [Read More]
Comedy Central Announces 09/10 Development Slate - Jamie Foxx, Ron White, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, Sklar Bros
Exciting news today, as Comedy Central unveiled their latest development slate, which features projects from a variety of talents, including Jamie Foxx, Ron White, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander and The Sklar Brothers. They've also given the official greenlight to the new series Ugly American. [Read More]
Pete Correale coming to Letterman, Comedy Central | Staten Island Live
Pete Correale has come a long way from mopping up floors -- not to earn a paycheck, but the closing slot -- at a B-list comedy club. "The thing with comedy is, people think you're two or three years into telling jokes and that's someone on the rise, but that's just a baby," says Correale, 39. "In comedy standards, that's someone who doesn't know who they are or what they're doing." Fourteen years after his less-than-glamorous debut, the square-jawed dude with McDreamy hair is finally poised to b... [Read More]
First clip from Tosh.0! "NBA Where Amazing Happens" Parody | the comic's comic
Daniel Tosh's new Comedy Central series, Tosh.0, is still a few weeks away from debuting (June 4), but Tosh reported via Twitter that he has spent "4 weeks in the office and we have 30 seconds of comedy so far." Actually, make that 37 seconds. This is their take on the NBA's "Amazing" playoff ad campaign [Read More]
Daniel Tosh's 'Tosh.O' Premiers June 4th on Comedy Central
With razor sharp wit and biting commentary, comedian Daniel Tosh delves into all aspects of the Internet from the absolutely absurd to the incredibly ingenious in this new weekly, topical series, "Tosh.0" debuting on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. "Tosh.0" goes deep into the Web, spinning commentary about blogs and vlogs both popular and obscure, tweets and pokes, popular sites and new technologies. In addition, the series will feature viral clips of the week, premiere its own original vi... [Read More]
Atom.com, Comedy Central Greenlight New Puppet Cop Series "The Fuzz"
Comedy Central and its digital comedy portal Atom.com are co-funding the new Waverly Films web series The Fuzz. The Fuzz is a procedural cop series in which humans and puppets join forces to crack down on criminals in a corrupt city. The series has been given the go-ahead for five webisodes that will premiere on Atom.com later this year. Comedy Central will work closely with both Atom.com and Waverly Films to develop the series as a pilot for potential on-air distribution. [Read More]
Comedy Central Sets Premiere Dates for "Tosh.0" & "Michael and Michael Have Issues" | TheFutonCritic
Comedy Central will roll out "Tosh.0" on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c and "Michael and Michael Have Issues" on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30/9:30c. Daniel Tosh hosts the former, in which the comedian "lampoons the latest viral videos, blogs, vlogs, websites, and technologies." "Issues" then features Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter in a "new twist on narrative and sketch comedies that features the long-time comedic partners as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show." [Read More]
Study: Comedy Central Is Most Entertaining Cable Network | Multichannel News
When it comes to the most entertaining cable network, the winner is...Comedy Central. At least that's how the most respondents in the "2009 Beta Research Brand Identity Study" felt. The 2009 Beta Brand Study was conducted online among a national sample of 4,491 cable subscribers using Survey Sampling's Survey Spot Online Panel. The study measured 58 networks with 50 million or more subscribers. [Read More]