Comedy Central Preps New Toons; "Futurama" Returns

Comedy Central’s development slate for 2010-2011 includes three new animated comedies and the return of Futurama, the network announced yesterday. The half-hour animated comedy JC has Jesus Christ trying to escape from the shadow of his “all-powerful yet apathetic” father by returning to Earth and living in New York City. Brian Boyle of American Dad […]

Comedy Central Orders More "Ugly Americans" for October 2010 Debut

Comedy Central has ordered 7 more episodes of Ugly Americans, its new animated sitcom about Zombies, Demons, Werewolves, and other bizarre creatures adapting to life in New York City. The new episodes are slated to premiere in October 2010. (via TZ member jlaking)

Law Enforcement, ADL, & CAIR on "South Park" Threat and Episode Censorship

Two separate media reports document the reaction to a perceived threat from an Islamic group’s weblog to the creators of South Park and Comedy Central. After South Park’s 200th episode aired, a posting on the RevolutionMuslim.com website declared that the episode “outright insulted” Mohammed after making the religious figure appear in a bear suit, adding […]

Muslim Group Posts Warning to "South Park" Creators; 201st Episode Censored

The Hollywood Reporter reports that a U.S. Muslim group issued death threats to South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone over last week’s 200th episode where the Prophet Mohammad was depicted in a bear outfit. The threat was posted on the website RevolutionMuslim.com, which has been taken down after what site owners described as […]

Live Facebook Chat with "Drawn Together" Movie Creators on April 15, 2010

On Thursday, April 15, 2010, at 12:30 PM (Eastern), check ComedyCentral.com to promote the new movie The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! The chat will be open to all Facebook members. The trailer for the movie is embedded below; I.S.R.A.E.L. Attack on-line game for more video clips, uncensored trailers, and the new Drawn Together: Drawn […]

Comedy Central Releases New "Futurama" Series Trailer

Comedy Central has released a new trailer for the upcoming season of Futurama, set to premiere June 2010: Futurama Weeknights, 9p/8c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'New Episodes on Comedy Central www.comedycentral.com Joke of the Day Stand-Up Comedy Free Online Games (via TZ member Matt Hazuda)

"Drawn Together" Movie to Screen at Anaheim Comic Con on April 17, 2010

Wizard Entertainment’s Anaheim Comic Con will be hosting a screening of Comedy Central’s The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! on April 17, 2010, three days before its release on DVD. Based on the animated reality TV show Drawn Together, The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! promises to be “bigger, badder and uncensored.” Co-creators, writers, and […]

Comedy Central to Air "The Goode Family" Starting Jan 4, 2010 (UPDATED)

On January 4, 2010, Comedy Central will begin airing the complete first season of The Goode Family, the animated comedy series created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler, and Dave Krinsky which had a brief run on ABC after Judge’s King of the Hill was canceled. The show centers on the Goodes, an over-zealous left-wing family […]

3 Detained for "Kick a Ginger" Prank Possibly Imitating "South Park" Episode

Three boys in Los Angeles were detained on suspicion of cyber-bullying and may face criminal charges for inciting attacks on their peers last week as part of a “National Kick a Ginger Day” initiative that seemed to be inspired by the 2005 episode of South Park “Ginger Kids.” According to police, seven children (four boys […]

"South Park" Season 13 Continues October 7, 2009

Comedy Central has announced that South Park‘s 13th season will resume on October 7, 2009, at 10:00 PM (no time zone specified, Eastern presumed). (via TZ member jlaking)

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