Posts Tagged ‘Comedy Central’
Many news outlets are reporting rumors that a rebroadcast of the “Trapped in a Closet” episode of South Park was pulled due to threats from Hollywood star Tom Cruise. The episode, originally broadcast last year and originally scheduled to re-air last Wednesday, made fun of the Church of Scientology and Tom Cruise specifically. Representatives for […]
A group of Catholic bishops in New Zealand is protesting an upcoming episode of South Park. The seven bishops sent an open letter to all Catholics to boycott the news services and advertisers of TV3. The episode has drawn criticism from New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and from Muslim groups expressing solidarity with Catholics. […]
The Internet cartoon series Secret League Of Legionnaires is being developed into a TV series for Comedy Central, AWN reports, citing The Hollywood Reporter. The project is still in the early stages of development and has not yet been greenlit. The series can currently be found at www.sickanimation.com.
Bill Freiberger has been executive producer for Comedy Central’s hit animated series Drawn Together for two seasons now. Toon Zone News reporter Matt Hazuda recently sat down with one of the masterminds behind this show of debauchery, blood, and the occasional penis. Warning: Adult Content Below. (That’s what she said!) Do you have no morals, […]
Comedy Central has ordered a third season of the animated reality show Drawn Together, AWN reports. The season will premiere during the fourth quarter of 2006 with another fourteen episodes to be produced by Rough Draft Studios in Glendale, California. (via Adam Tyner)
Comedy Central today launches its own broadband network, “Comedy Central MotherLoad.” The broadband-optimized video channel will include video clips from current and classic Comedy Central shows, stand-up performances, sneak previews, behind-the-scenes exclusives, and original content. You can find more information on MotherLoad at http://www.comedycentral.commotherload. [Source: PR Newswire] (via Jeff Harris)
Comedy Central has signed a multiyear deal with syndicator Twentieth Television to acquire all 72 episodes of the animated comedy series Futurama. The series will begin airing on Comedy Central in January 2008, after Cartoon Network’s rights to the series expire. [Source: Reuters/The Hollywood Reporter]
In the coming weeks, Comedy Central will present the ninth season of South Park, a new episode of Drawn Together, and select broadcasts of Beavis & Butt-Head episodes and a movie. AWN has details.
Comedy Central has ordered fourteen new episodes of South Park and extended its contract with series creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone in a deal that will keep the duo at the network through 2008, AWN reports. New episodes of the series will begin airing on October 19.
Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show will move to Comedy Central, AWN reports. The series, which originally aired on The WB last fall, will make its Comedy Central premiere on September 26 at 10:00pm.