Comedy Central will kick off a big fall push on Sept. 25 with new segs of “Tosh.0” and the bow of Daniel Tosh’s toon series “Brickleberry.”
“South Park” and “Key & Peele” return Sept. 26. “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” will bow its second season Oct. 4 at 10 p.m., and the series premiere of “Mash Up,” hosted by T.J. Miller, will be on Oct. 9 at 12:30 a.m.
Comedy Central’s fall lineup also boasts several new comedy speshes. “Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian” will air Sept. 29, and Jeff Dunham will topline his fifth Comedy Central spesh “Minding the Monsters” on Oct. 7. “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” airs Oct. 27 at 11 p.m. and feature Hughley. Also slated for the fall lineup are comedy specials “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” and “Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour,” though official air dates have yet to be locked down.
“Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs,” the fourth edition of the fundraiser, will tape Oct. 13 in New York and air Oct. 21. Telethon spesh will be hosted by Jon Stewart and feature live performances, sketches, short films and a celebrity phone bank.
“The Office” and “Parks and Recreation” reruns will continue to air on Viacom linear networks for the foreseeable future. The company announced that it has reached a new deal with NBCUniversal to keep “The Office” on Comedy Central through 2021. The series will then air in a non-exclusive window on Viacom Media Networks through 2025. [...]
HBO Max has ordered two shows to pilot, one a comedy and the other a drama. The streamer will produce both pilots. The comedy is titled “Gumshoe.” It follows a sweet, optimistic young cop and a creepy, crime-obsessed teenager who secretly team up to solve a murder. Aaron Brownstein and Simon Ganz will write, executive [...]
(SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on if you’re not caught up on Disney Plus’ “Star Wars” spinoff series “The Mandalorian.”) Baby shark is yesterday’s news. Today, we celebrate the dawn of a new internet hero: Baby Yoda. Named for his resemblance to “Star Wars” icon Yoda (although fans are pretty adamant this is not the [...]
The Television Academy is introducing a vetting process to its Emmy-voting body, in a move that it hopes will “uphold the caliber of the Emmy Awards competition and the vibrancy of its membership.” In a letter sent to the organization’s membership on Friday afternoon, the Academy detailed new efforts to review Emmy voting status. Beginning [...]
YouTube star and beauty influencer James Charles is launching a “Project Runway”-style reality competition show — in which he’ll pick one up-and-coming makeup artist as the winner of a $50,000 cash prize. The show, which has the working title “James Charles Instant Influencer,” is slated to debut in the spring of 2020 on Charles’ YouTube [...]
Bill Murray is the latest name to stop in for a quick bite at Quibi. The veteran “Ghostbusters” and “Groundhog Day” star will play a recurring role opposite Dave Franco in “The Now,” a comedy series which hails from “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly. “The Now” centers on Ed Poole (Franco), who is about to [...]
After posting big numbers in the Live+Same Day TV ratings, ABC’s “The Little Mermaid Live” has emerged at the top of the charts for the week it aired after three days of delayed viewing. The live musical, which featured Auliʻi Cravalho in the titular role and a powerhouse performance from Queen Latifah as the evil [...]