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PR: Comedy Central’s "Ugly Americans" Returns for Second Season on June 30, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2011
COMEDY CENTRAL’S® “UGLY AMERICANS” RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON OF DEMONS, WIZARDS, ROBOTS AND MORE BEGINNING ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30 AT 10:30 P.M. ——– Animated Series Premieres 10 New Episodes ——– Guest Voice Overs Include Christine Baranski, Rob Riggle, Todd Barry And Jenny Slate ——– “Ugly Americans” Web-Exclusive Content Features Behind-The-Scenes Documentary ——– Follows “Futurama” […]

Comedy Central Orders More Futurama

by on March 25, 2011
Good news, everyone! Fox’s Futurama, which miraculously returned from the dead on Comedy Central last year, has been renewed for another 26 episodes! With DVR taken into account, last season of Futurama had an average of 2.5 million viewers every week, and apparently this was enough for Comedy Central to renew the series for two […]

"Family Guy" Creator Will Be Donald Trump’s Roast Master

by Dan Collinson March 4, 2011
Last year, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane was roast master for Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff. Now he’s going to be the roast master for a billionaire, Donald Trump. The Hollywood Reporter reports that MacFarlane will be the roast master for The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump. The roasters for the roast will include […]

"South Park" Sued for Copyright Infringement

by on November 16, 2010
SouthPark is being sued for copyright infringement over the the 2008 South Park episode “Canada On Strike!” The episode parodies the viral video “What What (In The Butt?)”, leading to Brownmark Films, the producers behind the video, filing suit against Viacom and Comedy Central over it. Comedy Central stated: “Courts have consistently recognized that parody […]

Guilty Plea for Islamic Extremist "South Park" Threats

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2010
The New York Times reports that Zachary Chesser (a.k.a. Abu Talha al-Amrikee) has pleaded guilty to three counts including communicating threats, soliciting others to threaten violence, and material support to Somali Islamic militant organization Al-Shabab. Chesser ran numerous websites that called for violence against Americans, specifically mentioning South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone […]

Futurama Cast to Guest at Atlanta’s Dragon*Con (Updated)

by on September 3, 2010
Futurama voice actors Billy West, John DiMaggio and Phil LaMarr are all scheduled to attend Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA September 3-6, 2010. Voice Actors in the News has preliminary details on the Futurama voice actors panel and will also be providing coverage of this event for toonzone. Update: 9.2.2010 – We regret to inform those […]

Comedy Central Posts New "Futurama" 100th Episode Videos

by Ed Liuon September 1, 2010
Comedy Central has posted two new videos for the 100th episode of Futurama, which will also be the season 6 finale. The first preview shows the package to be delivered: Futurama Thursdays 10pm / 9c Preview – 100th Delivery www.comedycentral.com Futurama New Episodes Big Lake A New Comedy from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay The […]

"Futurama" Season 6 Finale Airs Thursday, September 2, 2010 on Comedy Central

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2010
Comedy Central has announced that the season 6 finale of Futurama (which will also be its 100th episode) will premiere on Thursday, September 2, 2010, at 10:00 PM (Eastern presumed). In “The Mutants Are Revolting,” the crew of the Planet Express are hired for their 100th delivery, prompting Bender to begin preparing for the party […]

"Family Guy" Creator Tapped as Hasselhoff’s Roast Master

by Dan Collinson July 21, 2010
Reuters reports that Family Guy and American Dad! creator Seth MacFarlane will add a new career to his resume, roast master. The Emmy Award winner will be the roast master for The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff which premieres on August 15, 2010. MacFarlane and other fellow comedians and celebrities will get to make […]

South Park Butters DVD Coming In September

by on July 11, 2010
IGN had learned Comedy Central and Paramount is coming out with a new 2-disc South Park Butters DVD. “A Little Box of Butters” comes out on on September 28, 2010. The DVD will include remastered 5.1 surround sound on 13 widescreen Butters-centric episodes. It will also include an exclusive “It’s Butters! A Trivia Game” interactive […]