Comedy Central President, Original Programming, Kent Alterman, today announces renewals and extensions for eight current series this morning. On the list are “Tosh.0,” which has been renewed for a ninth season. The series stars comedian Daniel Tosh as he hosts a wide-array of internet videos and memes. The weekly, topical series, which recently hit its 200th episode, features skits like “Video Breakdown,” “20 Seconds on the Clock,” and the series’ signature “Web Redemption”. “Tosh.0” is executive produced by Daniel Tosh, Charlie Siskel and Christie Smith. Gary Mann is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
“Not Safe with Nikki Glaser” has been extended for an additional ten first season episodes, “Not Safe,” features self-proclaimed “curious perv” Nikki Glaser. The series a destination to “discover, ogle, and laugh about all things sex through a fun, frank, fast-paced show with panel discussion, field pieces, and social experiments,” according to the network. The show features Comedy Central’s best performing Snapchat original series, “Quickie with Nikki” on the Comedy Central Discover channel, the weekly series features ongoing social games like “Tinder Tapout” and “Sext Symbols.” The series is executive produced by Nikki Glaser, Chris Convy, showrunner Chris McGuire and Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Alex Murray. Gary Mann and Tara Schuster are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
“Drunk History” was renewed for a fourth season, the Emmy Award-winning “Drunk History” pairs inebriated storytellers up with A-list talent to provide a unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from our country and around the world as they reenact moments in history with unforgettable results.
The fourth season is set to premiere in September. Created for television by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, “Drunk History” is produced by Gary Sanchez Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. Ian Friedman and Daniel Wolfberg are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
“Review” was also on the list, renewed for a third and final season. “Review” follows life reviewer Forrest MacNeil (played by Andy Daly). “Review” is executive produced by Andy Daly, Jeffrey Blitz (“The Office”), Andy Blitz (“Late Night with Conan O’Brien”) and Charlie Siskel (“Tosh.0”). The series is directed by Jeffrey Blitz. Gary Mann is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
“This Is Not Happening” was renewed for a third season, the stand-up series features host Ari Shaffir and his comedian friends telling true stories in front of a live audience at Cheetahs in Hollywood. The second season of “This Is Not Happening” is executive produced by Ari Shaffir, Jeff Tomsic, who directs, Eric Abrams, who also serves as showrunner, and Avalon’s Sam Saifer. “This Is Not Happening” originally debuted as a digital series on cc.com which continues to feature exclusive digital stories throughout the run of new episodes. Anne Harris and Ryan Moran are the Executives in Charge for Comedy Central.
“Alternatino” is a Comedy Central digital series that will return to follow “Broad City’s” Arturo Castro as he attempts to examine life as a modern Latino. Ari Pearce and Jose Acevedo are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
“Nothin’s Easy” hopes to follow up on the success of the first season, which was written by Angelo and directed by Sam Sklaver (“Blunt Talk”),
“Questionable Science” is another digital series, this one stars Rich Fulcher as “Professor Rich” and his Unfocused Group as they answer some of science’s greatest mysteries. Written by Doug Karo and Fulcher and co-directed by Nick Corirossi and Charles Ingram. Jordan Ellner is the Executive in Charge for Comedy Central.
The renewals and extension join previously announced renewals which include “Broad City” seasons four and five, “Inside Amy Schumer” season five, “South Park” seasons 20-23 and “Workaholics” seasons six and seven.