Upright Citizens Brigade performer Chris Gethard has replaced Jon Heder as the lead in Comedy Central's new sitcom, Big Lake.
Jon Heder exits Comedy Central sitcom
Heder left Big Lake (working title) last week over "creative differences," according to his rep. Gethard, 29, will now play the part of an unemployed IT specialist ...
Jon Heder has dropped out of the sitcom he was set to headline for Comedy Central, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
"Comedy Central, Gary Sanchez Productions and Jon Heder have mutually decided to part ways over creative differences with the character," the actor's rep said in a statement. "Jon wishes the show nothing but success ...
The Jeff Dunham Show debut drew 5.3 million viewers, making it the most-watched series premiere in Comedy Central's history.
Even though critics said it was a laugh-free comedy for dummies, the show on Thursday also posted records for a Comedy Central series premiere in the adults 18-to-49 demographic with a 2.6 rating.
Variety and The Hollywood Reporter noted that Dunham has done well in the past with specials. He set a ratings record with a special...
Napoleon Dynamite is coming to TV — or rather, Jon Heder is. The actor has inked a deal to star in a new Comedy Central sitcom described by the network as "groundbreaking," and to be written and produced by Will Ferrell.
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Debuting in 2010, the as-yet-untitled series will star Heder as an ...
Tina Fey's acclaimed NBC sitcom, 30 Rock, has locked in syndication deals with two cable networks: Comedy Central and WGN America.
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In an impressive off-network sale, the outlets worked together to snag the Emmy-winning series for ...
This, without a doubt, is Bender's biggest score. Comedy Central has ordered 26 new episodes of Futurama, the animated comedy that ran from 1999 to 2003 on Fox.
Series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen are currently working on scripts for the new episodes, which will premiere on the cabler in mid-2010 and be dispersed over two seasons.
Strong DVD sales of the first four seasons plus a quartet of made-for-DVD movies — coupled with solid ratings from Comedy Central-aired reruns — are to credit for the toon's revival.
Citing the studio's previous success in plucking Family Guy from the ashes, 20th Century Fox TV chairman Gary Newman told the Hollywood Reporter, "Futurama was another series that fans ...