Second season of comedy bows Feb. 19 with Gervais toon
HBO toon comedy “The Life and Times of Tim” has set Feb. 19 as the premiere for season No. 2.Skein, which has been off the air since November 2008, is currently in production and will once again air 10 episodes. In addition, cabler has given “Tim” an attractive Friday timeslot: At 10:30 p.m. immediately following the new half-hour animated series “The Ricky Gervais Show,” based on the comedian’s popular podcasts. Previously, “Tim” was paired with “Summer Heights High,” which lasted only one season. Much like the cabler’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Tim’s” premise is that he finds himself in awkward situations and usually does an awful job of finding an easy way out. Tim” was created by Steve Dildarian, who also exec produces along with Tom Werner, Jimmy Miller, Mike Clements and Leynete Cariapa. Media Rights Capital produces. Besides Dildarian, other voice actors include Mary Jane Otto, Peter Giles, Matt Johnson and Nick Kroll. Last season, “Tim” averaged 1.2 million viewers per episode across all linear and on-demand plays.
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