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Comedy Central Green-Lights The Nick Show Kroll, Series From Key and Peele

Comedy Central has picked up two sketch comedy series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Nick Kroll (Childrens Hospital, Cavemen) will headline his own show, eponymously titled The Nick Show Kroll. MADtv's Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have also signed on for an as-yet-untitled sketch series...

Rich Juzwiak

Comedy Central has picked up two sketch comedy series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Nick Kroll (Childrens Hospital, Cavemen) will headline his own show, The Nick Show Kroll. MADtv's Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have also signed on for an as-yet-untitled sketch series.

Kroll will executive-produce his show alongside John Levenstein (Arrested Development) and Jonathan Krisel (Saturday Night Live). Krisel will direct. John Daly (Happy Endings) is set to appear and serve as a supervising producer, while Jenny Slate (Saturday Night Live) may be a regular as well — she's expected appear in a sketch called "The PubLIZity Girls" about unhinged publicists.

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Key and Peele will also executive-produce their show, alongside Ian Roberts and Jay Martel (Strangers With Candy).

These announcements come on the heels of the recent cancellations of Comedy Central series Sports Show With Norm Macdonald and Onion SportsDome.