You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Comedy Central pacts with Levity

Network, management co. sign multiplatform deal

Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts.

Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete Correale, all of which will run on the channel this year. Another six specs will be shot this year and run in 2010.

Included in that latter round will be one from Jeff Dunham, who’s “Very Special Christmas Special” drew Comedy Central’s biggest aud ever last year with 6.6 million viewers. Separately, Dunham signed his own pact with the net recently that includes a series, specials, a DVD release and touring.

Deal with Levity mandates that at least eight of these specials will also be released on DVD.

More TV

  • Disney Channel logo

    TV News Roundup: Disney Channel Announces 'Coop & Cami' Premiere Date

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • Star Wars Resistance Trailer

    'Star Wars Resistance': Disney Drops Trailer for 'The Force Awakens' Prequel Series

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • Michelle Wolf Joel McHale

    Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale Talk Shows Canceled by Netflix

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • Jeremy Corbyn Brexit

    British Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn to Deliver Edinburgh TV Festival Lecture

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • The Affair

    The Debate Over 'The Affair' Star Ruth Wilson's Awkward Exit (Column)

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • Mayans MC

    TV Review: 'Mayans M.C.' on FX

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

  • Ruth Wilson

    'The Affair's' Ruth Wilson Stays Mum on Controversial Exit

    Comedy Central has signed a multiplatform output deal with Levity Entertainment Group, the management company behind some of the channel’s biggest standup acts. Deal calls for the production of a dozen standup specials for Comedy Central, with six of them coming from comedians Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content