or


[10/01/07 - 10:27 AM]
Lil' Bush Signs-On for a Second Term with Comedy Central(R)
The new season is set to premiere in spring 2008 with ten new episodes.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"LIL' BUSH" SIGNS-ON FOR A SECOND TERM WITH COMEDY CENTRAL�

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

New Season To Consist Of Ten Episodes Beginning Spring 2008

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

NEW YORK, September 27, 2007 -- The show that rips the lid off politics and puts the Oval office in the sandbox will pick-up where Lil' Dubya left off � terrorizing the White House. COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered a second season of the popular animated hit show, "Lil' Bush," it was announced today by Lauren Corrao, executive vice president, original programming and development, COMEDY CENTARL. The new season is set to premiere in spring 2008 with ten new episodes.

"We couldn't be more excited with the return of these pint-sized politicians," said Corrao. "The ratings success along with the timely subject matter makes this show a natural fit for the COMEDY CENTRAL spring line-up."

"I'm thrilled the show has been picked up," said "Lil' Bush" creator and executive producer Donick Cary. "I'm sorry it had to happen in the Minneapolis airport bathroom, but if that's the way Doug Herzog wants to run his company it's cool with me."

Premiering on June 13, "Lil' Bush" averaged over 1.5 million viewers per premiere episode. In its timeslot (Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 p.m.), "Lil' Bush" was the #1 show in all of television among men 18-24 and was the #1 show among men 18-34 on cable.

"Lil' Bush" presents Dubya as the animated future president, along with his pals Lil' Condi, Lil' Rummy (voiced by Iggy Pop), Lil' Cheney and Lil' Jeb. Hiding out from Bar and George Sr., these precocious pre-pubescents terrorize the White House and solve the world's problems before bedtime. Whether he's squaring off against schoolyard rivals like Lil' Kim Jong Il, taking a field trip to Iraq, or torturing the lunch-ladies into serving all-American hot dogs everyday, Lil' Bush and the gang are just playing politics.

During the inaugural season viewers got a chance to see Lil' Bush and Tony Blair become cheerleaders, the Lil' Gang unleash weapons of mass destruction and Lil' Bush make a statement with his Aquaman underpants while facing off against Lil' Kim Jong Il. There was also a panty raid against an Al Qaeda Training Camp and an attempt to speed up global warming.

Characters featured during season one included Lil' Bill Clinton, Lil' Hillary Clinton, Lil' Al Gore, Lil' Barack Obama, Lil' John McCain, Lil' Nancy Pelosi and Lil' John Kerry, among others. In addition to Iggy Pop's reoccurring role as Lil' Rummy, The Foo Fighters and Anthony Kiedis and Flea from The Red Hot Chili Peppers appeared as themselves, along with cameos by musicians Jeff Tweedy (as "God") and Frank Black (as "Satan").

"Lil' Bush" comes from creator and executive producer Donick Cary, ("The Simpsons," "The Late Show with David Letterman") and co-executive producer, Jay Karas, while Zoe Friedman is the executive in charge of production at COMEDY CENTRAL. Animation is done by Sugarshack Animation.

Originally made as animated shorts for Amp'd Mobile, the mobisodes quickly developed a cult following and were picked up by COMEDY CENTRAL, making "Lil' Bush" the first show to make the transition from mobisode to television series.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 91 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.





  [october 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· LIL' BUSH: PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)





[07/23/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Star Michelle Fairley Returns to TV in a Season-Long Arc on ABC's "Resurrection"
Fairley will recur as Margaret Langston, the formidable matriarch of the Langston clan.

[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment and UCP to Develop "Night Mary" as a Live-Action Series
John Pogue, who wrote and directed the recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has been tapped to write and direct the pilot.

[07/23/14 - 11:51 AM]
After Discovery's "Shark Week" Comes "Bark Week": A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man's Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting August 17
The tail-wagging week will feature four popular series from Animal Planet: "America's Cutest," "It's Me or the Dog," "Bad Dog!" and "Too Cute!"

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
Syfy Develops NCredible Improv - Executive Producers Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman to Create Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sketch Competition Series
The show will be taped in front of a live audience and feature two teams battling for the biggest laughs to win points and prizes.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[07/23/14 - 10:54 AM]
USA Network and Wattpad Forge First of Its Kind Partnership to Release a Prequel to "Dig" in Advance of the Drama's Fall Premiere
The 12-part serialized prequel is written by the "Dig" writers and can be accessed via the Wattpad app, and on Wattpad.com.

[07/23/14 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Corporation and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Announce the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Will Remain in New York
The agreement includes a commitment by CBS for approximately 200 New York-based jobs to support the daily program's year-round production schedule.

[07/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" Launches on Network Television with Primetime Special "Under the Lights" on Wednesday, Sept. 10 on CBS
The one-hour special will also encore on NFL Network the following Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/14 - 10:10 AM]
Syfy Unleashes a Category 5 Marketing Storm Behind "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
The Category 5 campaign will include a digital, social and in-store partnership with SUBWAY encompassing promotions at 26K locations nationwide.

[07/23/14 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Presents the Network Premiere Movie "Girlfriends' Getaway" on August 30 at 8PM/ET
Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins star in the project, which was shot entirely on location in Trinidad.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group Team Up to Bring Barclays Premier League 2014-15 Soccer Season to Select U.S. Cinemas
Americans will have the opportunity to see England's best in state-of-the-art projection and sound at select venues across the country on Saturdays throughout the Premier League season.

[07/23/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49, more than doubling second place ABC.

[07/23/14 - 08:25 AM]
Sheryl Crow, Blondie and Lindsey Stirling Headline Ovation's Hit Original Series, "Song by Song"
The series continues its focus on music legends with new episodes featuring such A-list sensations Sheryl Crow, BLONDIE and Lindsey Stirling.