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Comedy Central Renews Workaholics for Two Seasons, Orders "Drunk History" Shorts to Series

Workaholics

The cast of Workaholics won't be punching out anytime soon.

Comedy Central has ordered two more seasons of the office single-camera comedy, the cable network announced Saturday at the winter TV previews.

"When I realized Workaholics is not a reality show, it made me appreciate the guys' talent that much more," Comedy Central's Head of Original Programming and Production, Kent Alterman said in a statement. "It only seems right that we would renew for two seasons."

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Added stars Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm, and director Kyle Newacheck: "We're... read more

Comedy Central Gives Pilot Order to Web Series Broad City

Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson

Comedy Central has given a pilot order for the web series Broad City, starring former Upright Citizens Brigade members Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the network announced Monday.

Amy Poehler will be one of the pilot's executive producers.

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TV Guide Network Orders a Second Season of StandUp in Stilettos

Kate Flannery

TV Guide Network's original comedy series StandUp in Stilettos will return for a second season in November, the network announced Monday.

The Office's Kate Flannery will also return as the show's host. "There are so many great, funny women we couldn't fit them all in one season. Not even close!" said Flannery, who plays Meredith Palmer on the NBC workplace comedy.

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Daily Show Reunion! Stephen Colbert to Make Beautiful Music on The Office

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert is taking a rare step away from his anchor desk at The Colbert Report to make some beautiful music on The Office, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Colbert, 48, will appear in the NBC comedy's Halloween episode as... read more

Comedy Central Renews Tosh.0 for Season 5

Daniel Tosh

Tosh.0 has been renewed for a 30-episode fifth season, Comedy Central announced Wednesday.

Hosted by Daniel Tosh, Tosh.0 has become the network's highest-rated series, averaging 3.7 million viewers.

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Comedy Central to Roast Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr

And Comedy Central's next roast victim is... Roseanne Barr!

The comedienne will be roasted in a special that will air on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 10/9c. The event will be taped on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Check out photos of Roseanne Barr

"Although Roseanne appears ...
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Community Reruns to Air on Comedy Central

Community

School is in session on Comedy Central! The cable network has purchased the rights to air repeats of Community.

The first three seasons of the NBC comedy will start airing in fall of 2013. "Within the chaos of the current media landscape we are fortunate that we live in a timeline where Community comes to Comedy Central," the network's Executive Vice President of Program Strategy & Multiplatform Programming David Bernath said in a statement.  "Our staff is celebrating with... read more

Roastmaster General Jeff Ross Lands New Show on Comedy Central

Jeffrey Ross

Comedy Central has ordered a new series calledThe Burn, starring comedian Jeffrey Ross, the network announced Wednesday.

You probably know Ross  as the ruthless leader of Comedy Central's infamous celebrity roasts, but now the so-called Roastmaster General is expanding his scope. read more

The Colbert Report to Return Monday After Sudden Hiatus

Stephen Colbert

The Colbert Report will resume Monday after production was unexpectedly shut down due to "unforeseen circumstances" on Wednesday and Thursday.

The show's official website has been updated with a full week of guests, beginning Monday with... read more

Report: Stephen Colbert Takes Hiatus to Care for Ailing Mother

Stephen Colbert

The Colbert Report unexpectedly shut down production on Wednesday and Thursday of this week for "unforeseen circumstances," and the New York Post reports that Stephen Colbert took the break to care for his ailing 91-year-old mother in South Carolina.

"They... read more

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