Comedy Central’s “South Park” Returns for Historic 25th Season Wednesday, February 2nd





Comedy Central’s “South Park” Returns for Historic 25th Season Wednesday, February 2nd
“To be halfway done with ‘South Park’ is a great accomplishment-we can’t lie,” said co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
[via press release from Comedy Central]
Comedy Central’s “South Park” returns for historic 25th Season Wednesday, February 2nd

January 14, 2022 – New York, NY – Comedy Central today announced that the 25th Season of the renowned franchise, South Park, returns on Wednesday, February 2. The celebration of 25 seasons kicks off with six brand new episodes.

Named “One of the All-Time Greatest TV Shows” by Entertainment Weekly, the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning, animated series returns to Comedy Central where it has aired on Wednesday nights for the past 25 years. Since the August 1997 launch there have been more than 523 billion minutes of South Park consumed on Comedy Central alone.

“To be halfway done with South Park is a great accomplishment-we can’t lie,” said co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

“For the past 25 years, multiple generations of fans have grown up enchanted by the outlandishly funny and subversive world that Matt and Trey have created with South Park,” said Chris McCarthy, President and CEO of ViacomCBS Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios. “As part of our expansive new deal, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with them for many more seasons of South Park on Comedy Central and many more made-for-streaming South Park exclusive events on Paramount+.”

All-new episodes will be available to stream in HD on SouthPark.cc.com, CC.com and the Comedy Central App post-premiere.

“South Park” the series launched 25 years ago on August 13, 1997 and Comedy Central is ready to toast the show that put them on the map in a year filled with surprises and events that will thrill the show’s millions of fans.

Based on the animated short entitled “The Spirit of Christmas.” Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are executive producers, along with Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are producers. Christopher Brion is the creative director of South Park Digital Studios. “South Park’s” website is SouthPark.cc.com.

MTV Entertainment Studios’ expansive deal with Parker and Stone includes extending “South Park” on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable’s longest-running scripted series – August 13, 2022, marks the franchise’s 25th anniversary – through an unprecedented 30th season. In addition to the series extension, the new deal includes 14 “South Park” original made-for-streaming events exclusively for Paramount+, including this year’s SOUTH PARK: POST COVID and SOUTH PARK: POST COVID: THE RETURN OF COVID. The series has earned five Emmy Awards, to date, and a George Foster Peabody Award.

About MTV Entertainment Group:

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



Video: Official Trailer – “A Clusterfunke Christmas” Featuring Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch





Video: Official Trailer – “A Clusterfunke Christmas” Featuring Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch
“A Clüsterfünke Christmas” is a celebratory parody of the traditional TV holiday romance that follows Holly, a go-getter real estate exec from New York City who heads to a small town to buy the quaint Clüsterfünke Inn and transform it into a mega-resort.
[via press release from Comedy Central]
COMEDY CENTRAL KICKS OFF ITS ANNUAL “31 DAY” HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA THIS DECEMBER WITH A CLÜSTERFÜNKE CHRISTMAS

About the film

· Premiere date: Saturday, December 4 at 7PM ET/PT with an immediate encore at 9PM

· Synopsis: A Clüsterfünke Christmas is a celebratory parody of the traditional TV holiday romance that follows Holly (Lovell), a go-getter real estate exec from New York City who heads to a small town to buy the quaint Clüsterfünke Inn and transform it into a mega-resort. First, she must convince the inn’s spinster owners (Gasteyer and Dratch) to make the sale. But before she can, she meets their nephew Frank (Jackson), a hot hunk of smoldering woodsman. Will she go back to her fast-paced city life, or will she fall in love with Frank and find the spirit of Christmas? What will she do? What. Will. She. Do… A Clüsterfünke Christmas is a festive cocktail of holiday movie tropes, dripping with sappy syrup and a twist of sexy lumberjack.

· Written By: Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer

· Director: Anna Dokoza

· Starring: Vella Lovell, Cheyenne Jackson, Ryan McPartlin, Nils Hognestad, Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer

· Executive Producers: Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer; Meghan Hooper, Trevor Rose and Josh Van Houdt; Danielle von Zerneck ; Jamie Goehring and Shawn Williamson

· Executive in Charge of Production: Donny Hugo Herran

· Production: MTV Entertainment Studios, Lighthouse Pictures and Wishing Floor Films

· Quote: “It feels like a Christmas miracle to work together to create the ultimate holiday TV movie homage,” said Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch. “We’re whipping up a punchy seasonal cocktail with insider insight from holiday film vets Danielle von Zerneck and Michael Murray, the keen eye of Anna Dokoza, and brimming with ribbons, townsfolk, and tropes – all against the classic festive backdrop of Vancouver in July!”



COMEDY CENTRAL KICKS OFF ITS ANNUAL “31 DAY” HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA THIS DECEMBER





COMEDY CENTRAL KICKS OFF ITS ANNUAL “31 DAY” HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA THIS DECEMBER WITH TWO NEW MOVIES: HOT MESS HOLIDAY AND A CLÜSTERFÜNKE CHRISTMAS
All month long, Comedy Central will celebrate “31 Days of Going Home for the Holidays” with additional stunts and special programming
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(New York, NY) October 29, 2021 – Comedy Central today announced its annual “31 Day” holiday extravaganza with two new movies: A Clüsterfünke Christmas, debuting Saturday, December 4, and Hot Mess Holiday, premiering Saturday, December 11. All month long, Comedy Central will celebrate “31 Days of Going Home for the Holidays” with additional stunts and special programming. Following the recent announcement of A Clüsterfünke Christmas from Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer, Hot Mess Holiday comes from the creative minds of Surina Jindal, Melanie Chandra and Sameer Gardezi alongside Kal Penn.

“With Hot Mess Holiday and A Clüsterfünke Christmas decking the halls of Comedy Central, the season just got a whole lot funnier,” said Nina L. Diaz, CCO/President of Content for MTV Entertainment Group. “We are thrilled to partner with all-stars Ana, Rachel, Surina, Melanie, Sameer and Kal – along with their best in class creators – for sharp and funny takes on the traditional holiday movie.”

Additional details below:

Hot Mess Holiday

Premiere date: Saturday, December 11 at 7PM with an immediate encore
Synopsis: When an overachieving young finance exec is unceremoniously dumped by her cheating fiancé during the Diwali holidays, her free-spirited bestie is determined to help her get lit. Along with their outrageous crew, they embark on a wild holiday adventure to party across Chicago, but when they come into possession of a multi-million dollar diamond, their messy antics place their entire posse in danger.
Written by: Sameer Gardezi
Director: Jaffar Mahmood
Starring: Surina Jindal & Melanie Chandra, Kal Penn, Tituss Burgess, Chris Parnell, Punam Patel, Richa Moorjani, Nik Dodani, Kunal Dudheker, Chris Geere, Aparna Nancherla, Ravi Patel, Lilly Singh, Desmond Chiam and Ritesh Rajan
Executive Producer: Van Toffler, Floris Bauer, Sameer Gardezi, Surina Jindal, Melanie Chandra, Kal Penn, Jaffar Mahmood, Justin Rosenblatt, Andrew Lutin, Janée Dabney, David Gale, Barry Barclay
Executive in Charge of Production: Tara Power
Production: MTV Entertainment Studios, Gunpowder & Sky
Quote: “This is a big moment for women of color – it’s the first buddy comedy starring and executive produced by two South Asian American women to hit mainstream TV,” said Surina Jindal & Melanie Chandra. “We are so proud of this movie. We’ve created something so zany and relatable, but most importantly, really meaningful. It’s the type of representation on and off screen we wish we had growing up.”
A Clüsterfünke Christmas (Previously announced):

Premiere date: Saturday, December 4 at 7PM with an immediate encore
Synopsis: A Clüsterfünke Christmas is a celebratory parody of the traditional TV holiday romance that follows Holly (Lovell), a go-getter real estate exec from New York City who heads to a small town to buy the quaint Clüsterfünke Inn and transform it into a mega-resort. First, she must convince the inn’s spinster owners (Gasteyer and Dratch) to make the sale. But before she can, she meets their nephew Frank (Jackson), a hot hunk of smoldering woodsman. Will she go back to her fast-paced city life, or will she fall in love with Frank and find the spirit of Christmas? What will she do? What. Will. She. Do… A Clüsterfünke Christmas is a festive cocktail of holiday movie tropes, dripping with sappy syrup and a twist of sexy lumberjack.
Written By: Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer
Director: Anna Dokoza
Starring: Vella Lovell, Cheyenne Jackson, Ryan McPartlin, Nils Hognestad, Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer
Executive Producers: Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer; Meghan Hooper, Trevor Rose and Josh Van Houdt; Danielle von Zerneck ; Jamie Goehring and Shawn Williamson
Executive in Charge of Production: Donny Hugo Herran
Production: MTV Entertainment Studios, Lighthouse Pictures and Wishing Floor Films
Quote: “It feels like a Christmas miracle to work together to create the ultimate holiday TV movie homage,” said Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch. “We’re whipping up a punchy seasonal cocktail with insider insight from holiday film vets Danielle von Zerneck and Michael Murray, the keen eye of Anna Dokoza, and brimming with ribbons, townsfolk, and tropes – all against the classic festive backdrop of Vancouver in July!”

MTV Entertainment Group

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



COMEDY CENTRAL TO PREMIERE NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL WITH “THE DAILY SHOW’S” ROY WOOD JR.





COMEDY CENTRAL TO PREMIERE NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL WITH “THE DAILY SHOW’S” ROY WOOD JR.
ROY WOOD JR.: IMPERFECT MESSENGER AIRS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 AT 10:30PM ET ON COMEDY CENTRAL

New York, NY – October 19, 2021 – Today, Comedy Central announced the new stand-up comedy special from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah correspondent and comedian Roy Wood Jr., “Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger,” will be premiering on Comedy Central on Friday, October 29th at 10:30pm ET.

Filmed on October 16th at the Gothic Theater in Denver, Colorado, “Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger” is Roy’s third hour-long special for Comedy Central. In it, he bounces around the lighter issues affecting our society like police reform, prison reform, the Capitol Riots, Black Brits in civil rights movies, white allies, and of course, Brazilian butt lifts. His previous specials for Comedy Central include “Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You” and “Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure.”

“Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger” was produced in partnership with Bob Bain Productions. Roy Wood Jr., Bob Bain and Mainstay Entertainment’s Norm Aladjem, Derek Van Pelt serve as Executive Producers. Ryan Moran is the Executive Producer with Fazeela Shaikh as Supervising Producer for MTV Entertainment Studios.

Fans can follow Roy Wood Jr. on Twitter at @roywoodjr and follow Comedy Central Stand-Up on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok to join the social conversation around the special. “Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger” will also be available on CC.com and Comedy Central apps the day after premiere.

Roy Wood Jr.’s comedy has entertained millions across stage, television and radio. In addition to stand-up comedy, producing and acting, Roy is currently a correspondent on Comedy Central’s Emmy and NAACP Award-winning The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. During his tenure, he has used The Daily Show’s brand of satire to shed light on serious issues including gun violence, police reform, LGBTQ+ discrimination, ICE deportations, and mental health in the Black community. Roy’s recent credits include guest starring roles in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, AMC’s Better Call Saul, and The Last O.G. on TBS. He is also the host of Beyond The Scenes, the all-new original podcast from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, produced in partnership with iHeartMedia, and Roy’s Job Fair, a podcast produced in partnership with iHeartMedia, distributed through the iHeartPodcast Network and available on iHeartRadio and all major podcast platforms.

For Comedy Central, Roy is featured in the digital docuseries “Dark Humor,” which spotlights Black stand-up comedians discussing their approach to comedy and sources of inspiration that speak to their unique experience. Roy created the digital series, “Stand-Up Playback”, in which he has fellow comics revisit vintage clips of them performing to see if their old jokes still hold up. He also wrote and starred in the original, digital series “The Night Pigeon,” the story of a black superhero with minimal powers fighting the biggest baddest gang in his community, The Gentrifiers. In 2017, he hosted the storytelling series, “This Is Not Happening.”

Roy is a graduate of the Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. True to his roots, he is a strong and outspoken advocate for reshaping the image of Alabama and the American South as a whole. In 2018, he penned a New York Times piece on the subject. He is actively working with the Birmingham City Council and the Film Commission to bring more entertainment jobs to the state. During the pandemic, Roy has spent time raising money for the staff of his hometown comedy clubs in Alabama through tipyourwaitstaff.com and Laugh Aid.

MTV Entertainment Group
MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



COMEDY CENTRAL ANNOUNCES VOICE CASTS FOR UPCOMING ANIMATED PROJECTS WASHINGTONIA AND FAIRVIEW





COMEDY CENTRAL ANNOUNCES VOICE CASTS FOR UPCOMING ANIMATED PROJECTS WASHINGTONIA AND FAIRVIEW
Washingtonia to include Emmy® award-winning Stephen Colbert, Roy Wood Jr., Thomas Lennon among others and Fairview to star Aparna Nancherla, James Austin Johnson, Marina Cockenberg and more
Executive Producer R.J. Fried and select cast members from both to appear at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 8th

New York, NY – October 7, 2021 – Comedy Central, in partnership with CBS Studios, announced today the robust cast list for their newest adult animation projects, as well as two panels at New York Comic Con.

The boundary-pushing, provocative animated feature, Washingtonia will premiere in fall 2021. Joining the cast for Washingtonia is Aaron Landon, Alise Morales, Amanda Philipson, Andy Daly, Anna Drezen, Anna Eilinsfeld, Atsuko Okatsuka, Emily Lynne, Gary Cole, Henry Zebrowski, Iman Crosson, Jack Bensinger, James Adomian, James Austin Johnson, Jason Kravits, Jen Spyra, Jill Bartlett, Joey Romaine, John Viener, Jon Glaser, Jonathan Roumie, Keisha Zollar, Matt Rogers, Meg Stalter, Mike MacRae, Nathan Min, Neil D’Astolfo, Olivia Harewood, R.J. Fried , Roy Wood Jr., Stephen Colbert, Stephen Tobolowsky, Thomas Lennon, Thomas Whittington, Zach Cherry, and Zach Smilovitz. Notable characters featured will include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Barack Obama, Rachel Maddow, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Pete Buttigieg, Tucker Carlson, Jeff Bezos, Chuck Todd, Ted Cruz, Sean Hannity, Bernie Sanders, Elon Musk, Chuck Schumer, and more.

Fairview a weekly, hyper-topical, half-hour, eight episode series set to premiere in early 2022 taps Aparna Nancherla, Atsuko Okatsuka, Blair Socci, Carl Foreman Jr., Graham Techler, Jack Bensinger, James Austin Johnson, Jeremy Levick, Joey Romaine, Lisa Gilroy, Marina Cockenberg and Otter Lee to star.

In preparation for the respective premieres, Comedy Central has announced that R.J. Fried, Zach Cherry, Atsuko Okatsuka, Marina Cockenberg and Blair Socci are scheduled to appear on two back-to-back panels moderated by Washingtonia castmate and announcer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Jen Spyra at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 8th to discuss the launch of their projects and share exclusive clips, promos, behind the scenes moments and a special message from executive producer Stephen Colbert. Fans will also be able to watch the panels live on the NYCC website.

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



TWO NEW ANIMATED PROJECTS COMING TO COMEDY CENTRAL EXPANDING RELATIONSHIP WITH STEPHEN COLBERT





TWO NEW ANIMATED PROJECTS COMING TO COMEDY CENTRAL EXPANDING RELATIONSHIP WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
Fairview and Washingtonia build on Comedy Central’s long history of political satire and further expand MTV Entertainment’s commitment to Adult Animation
Produced by CBS Studios, Fairview and Washingtonia to premiere this fall

New York, NY, September 21, 2021 – On the heels of MTV Entertainment Studios new deal with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it continues to double down on adult animation with the announcement today of two new projects slated to air on Comedy Central that build on CC’s long legacy of political satire:

Fairview, a weekly, hyper-topical, half-hour, eight episode series and Washingtonia, an animated feature.

Fairview and Washingtonia, produced by CBS Studios, will be in partnership with the talented team of Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News (Paramount+), recently Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series and Our Cartoon President (Showtime).

“I am so excited to participate in this press release, but I should mention that my deal for Fairview and Washingtonia is not yet closed,” said Colbert. “The main sticking point is money. I want more and they don’t want me to have more. I look forward to airing these projects as soon as this issue is resolved.”

“As we continue to double down on adult animation, we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring Fairview and Washingtonia to Comedy Central in partnership with Stephen and our friends at CBS Studios,” said Nina Diaz, President of Content & CCO, MTVE and Chief Creative Officer Unscripted & Animation, Paramount+. “These two irreverent satires fit squarely into the Comedy Central brand – hilarious, sophisticated, and, of course, with politics at the center of it all.”

Fairview – a weekly, hyper-topical, half-hour adult animated series about how national politics causes wild small town drama in the Natty Light-chugging, grocery store parking lot-fighting, public urinating town of Fairview through the lens of its sloppy party girl turned pragmatic mayor Kelly Sampson. The show is created and executive produced by RJ Fried with Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tim Luecke, Kim Gamble, Mike Leech and Zach Smilovitz as executive producers. Grant Gish is the Executive Producer with Co-Executive Producer Sachi Ezura and Supervising Producer Michael Stanger for MTV Entertainment Group.
Washingtonia – an animated feature about a rising political star and his deeply incompetent staff navigating the way deeper incompetence of Washington. Created and executive produced by RJ Fried with Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Mike Leech, Tim Luecke and Zach Smilovitz as executive producers. Grant Gish is the Executive Producer with Co-Executive Producer Sachi Ezura and Supervising Producer Michael Stanger for MTV Entertainment Group.
With Fairview and Washingtonia, these mark the second and third projects respectively, for Comedy Central with Stephen Colbert following the recently announced, Tha God’s Honest Truth with Charlamagne Tha God, a weekly half hour late-night show which features Charlamagne bringing his influential, opinionated, thought-provoking perspective to late night. Tha God’s Honest Truth will debut Friday, September 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Upcoming animation from MTV Entertainment also includes the highly anticipated Untitled Beavis & Butt-head Movie from Emmy® Award-winning Mike Judge who reimagines MTV’s seminal, Gen X-defining Beavis and Butt-Head who return for another movie adventure to be released on Paramount+ to kick-off the new series on Comedy Central.

Fairview and Washingtonia add to the CBS Studios growing slate of animated series including The Harper House, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Star Trek: Prodigy and Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News.

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



MTV ENTERTAINMENT’S COMEDY CENTRAL IS THE NEW LINEAR HOME OF SEINFELD





MTV ENTERTAINMENT’S COMEDY CENTRAL IS THE NEW LINEAR HOME OF SEINFELD AND ITS FULL LIBRARY STARTING MONDAY, OCTOBER 11TH
Kicks off on Saturday, October 9 with a stunt featuring the most iconic episodes as voted on by the fans

New York, NY, September 15, 2021 — Comedy Central is the new linear home of Seinfeld in a deal with MTV Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television. Beginning October 1, 2021, the full library of all 180 Seinfeld episodes will leave its long-time home on TBS and start airing on Comedy Central. The festivus-ivities start with the top favorite episodes as voted on by the fans in a countdown stunt on Saturday, October 9 with the series to begin airing on Comedy Central on Monday, October 11.

An Emmy and Golden Globe-winner for Best Comedy Series, Seinfeld stars Jerry Seinfeld as a stand-up comedian whose life in New York City is made even more chaotic by his quirky group of friends who join him in wrestling with life’s most perplexing, yet often trivial questions. Co-starring are Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Jerry’s ex-girlfriend and current platonic pal, Elaine Benes; Michael Richards as Jerry’s eccentric neighbor, Kramer; and Jason Alexander as George Costanza, Jerry’s neurotic hard-luck best friend.

Seinfeld is a West/Shapiro Production in association with Castle Rock Entertainment. Seinfeld was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld and executive produced by Larry David, George Shapiro & Howard West. Seinfeld is distributed by Sony Pictures Television.

MTV Entertainment Group

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



NEW SEASON OF HIT DIGITAL SERIES “COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP FEATURING” PREMIERES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14





NEW SEASON OF HIT DIGITAL SERIES “COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP FEATURING” PREMIERES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 ON COMEDY CENTRAL’S STAND-UP YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Series features 34 comedians total and includes six new half hour specials

New York, NY (September 14, 2021) — Today, Comedy Central announced the premiere of a new season of “Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring” as well as the premiere of six new half hour stand-up specials – a massive announcement that includes new sets from 34 comedians total. “Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring,” the breakout short-form, original digital stand-up series, will premiere on Comedy Central’s Stand-Up YouTube channel starting on Tuesday, September 14.

Half hour specials by comedians who have previously been featured on the short-form series before, will also roll out later this year – including Ian Lara, Yedoye Travis, RB Butcher, Amy Miller, Ismael Loutfi, and Caleb Synan.

Season 8 of “Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring” will roll out with new episodes each week, and featuring comedy by Matthew Broussard, Chanel Ali, Reggie Conquest, Andrew Orolfo, Ashton Womack, Sam Tallent, Lucas O’Neil, Gianmarco Soresi, Jared Goldstein, Aminah Imani, Dan Perlman, Irene Tu, Kate Willett, and Emma Willmann. Season 9 will follow soon after, with a new batch of comics including Will Miles, Kenny DeForest, Clark Jones, Julia Shiplett, Luke Mones, Matty Ryan, Alex Kumin, Robin Tran, Brian Bahe, Andre D. Thompson, Maddie Weiner, Rebecca O’Neal, Gastor Almonte, and Christina Galston.

“Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring” is the brand’s snack-able stand-up digital content. The short form originals are produced exclusively for the brand’s Stand-Up YouTube channel with sets running approximately 5-10 minutes in length. Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring includes over 130 comedians and has filmed in Los Angeles, New York City and Austin. To date, the series has garnered over 153M views across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

“Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring” was produced in partnership with Hoff Studios. Executive producers from MTV Entertainment Studios are Sushil Dayal, Ryan Moran and Kris Deignan.

MTV Entertainment Group

MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers – making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.



THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH RETURNS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 AT 11PM ET/PT





THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH RETURNS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 AT 11PM ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL
New Era Begins in ViacomCBS Headquarters at 1515 Broadway
Guests include Dr. Anthony Fauci, Gabrielle Union, Carmelo Anthony and LeVar Burton

New York, NY, September 13, 2021 – Comedy Central announced today The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will return on Monday, September 13. The new era begins from its brand new studio at the ViacomCBS headquarters at 1515 Broadway in New York City. The critically-acclaimed late-night franchise features host Trevor Noah and correspondents Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan and Roy Wood Jr. along with contributors Lewis Black and Jordan Klepper. The show airs weeknights at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and will be available the following morning on Paramount+.

As the show moves from Trevor’s apartment to the heart of New York City, it drops the Social Distancing moniker while holding onto the intimacy and creative elements that drove the success of the Emmy®-nominated hit during the pandemic. The new studio will include state-of-the-art production capabilities, allowing the show to create and deliver a greater range of content across all platforms.

“Just like the rest of the world we’re excited to leave our homes and get back to working in the same space as other human beings,” said Trevor Noah. “We’re not 100% back to normal yet but we’re gonna make the best of it and enjoy making the show from the heart of Times Square.”

Beginning Monday, Trevor welcomes the following guests:

Mon, 9/13: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci
Tues, 9/14: Author, Actress and Producer Gabrielle Union
Wed, 9/15: Ten-Time NBA All-Star, author and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony
Thurs, 9/16: Multi-award-winning actor, director and literacy advocate LeVar Burton
The Daily Show continues to engage with its fans by creating an interactive and robust social and digital experience including deep dive explainers, scripted and unscripted packages, as well as the show’s legendary biofilms on notable figures, and more. To date in 2021, The Daily Show is the #1 most-engaging late-night show with over 116M engagements, 1.9B views across platforms and 3B minutes consumed on YouTube.

Trevor Noah is Host, Writer and Executive Producer of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, with Jen Flanz as Executive Producer and Showrunner, and Jill Katz as Executive Producer. Justin Melkmann is Co-Executive Producer. Ian Berger, Max Browning, Pam DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka, David Paul Meyer, Zhubin Parang and Elise Terrell are Supervising Producers; and Jocelyn Conn, Jeff Gussow, Shawna Shepherd and Beth Shorr are Producers. Dan Amira is Head Writer and Producer, with Lauren Sarver Means and Daniel Radosh as Senior Writers. The series is directed by David Paul Meyer. Ari Pearce and Michael Stanger serve as Executive Producers and Matthew Parillo as Executive In Charge Of Production for MTV Entertainment Studios.



New One-Hour Special “Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth: NYC 2020-2021” Premieres Friday, September 10





New One-Hour Special “Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth: NYC 2020-2021” Premieres Friday, September 10 at 11:00 PM ET/PT on Comedy Central
The comedy showcase captures New York City “in the darkest of times” from 2020-2021 through the lens of stand-up comics including Petey DeAbreu, Alison Leiby, Larry Owens, and Sydnee Washington.
[via press release from Comedy Central]
NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL “ILANA GLAZER PRESENTS COMEDY ON EARTH: NYC 2020-2021” PREMIERES FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT 11:00 PM ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL

New York, NY – August 25, 2021- Today, Comedy Central announced Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth an original, one-hour special featuring a series of sets performed by various comedians, curated by director-producer-writer-comedian Ilana Glazer (False Positive, Broad City). The comedy showcase captures New York City “in the darkest of times” from 2020-2021 through the lens of stand-up comics including Petey DeAbreu, Alison Leiby, Larry Owens, and Sydnee Washington. The special also features Kristen Buckels, George Civeris, Alex English, Marie Faustin, Josh Gondelman, Parker Kit Hill, Lacey Jeka, Kenice Mobley, Julia Shiplett, and Jes Tom

The comedians open up about their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, doing virtual stand-up shows, and more. Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth debuts on Friday, September 10 at 11:00 PM ET/PT.

In April of this year, Comedy Central launched a digital stand-up series Ilana Glazer Presents Tight Five on Comedy Central’s Stand-up YouTube Channel. The nine-episode series also featured stand-up sets curated by Ilana Glazer. Some comedians spotlighted on Ilana Glazer Presents Tight Five will reappear in the upcoming one-hour special Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth.

Ilana Glazer Presents Comedy on Earth is produced by Glazer’s production company, Starrpix. Ilana Glazer, Kelsie Kiley, Karl Frankenfield, and Alison Leiby serve as Executive Producers, alongside Producers Elena Ridker, Ryan Cunningham, Petey DeAbreu, and Director Kristian Mercado. Candida Boyette-Clemons and Ryan Moran are the Executive Producers for MTV Entertainment Studios.