or


[04/15/13 - 09:07 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights HBO Digital Series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!"
Stevens, Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die are among the executive producers.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) GREENLIGHTS HBO DIGITAL SERIES "BRODY STEVENS: ENJOY IT!"

COMEDY CENTRAL to Expand Six Existing Episodes of the HBO Digital Dramatic Comedy And Produce Six All-New Episodes

Executive Produced by Stevens, Zach Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Dave Rath and Funny Or Die

Stevens Recently Shot COMEDY CENTRAL's "The Half Hour" to Air This Summer as Well as an Upcoming CC: Studios Digital Series "Push and Believe"

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 - The laughter and drama and the emotional highs and lows of Brody Stevens' journey through life and the world of stand-up comedy is coming to the small screen. COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered its first-ever dramatic comedy series, "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL. Stevens also recently shot a stand-up set for the COMEDY CENTRAL series "The Half Hour" that will air this summer, as well as the 17-episode digital series "Push and Believe" for CC: Studios, where he spreads his legendary positive energy with 17 comics -- himself included -- as they prep to shoot their own "The Half Hour" specials.

Described as "the most fearless guy around" by his close friend Zach Galifianakis, "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" is executive produced by Stevens, Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die and directed by Dean Fleisher-Camp. The order includes the six existing episodes of the HBO Digital documentary-style series, which will be expanded to full half-hours, as well as six all-new episodes, and is slated to premiere this summer.

"Brody may be fearless, but we are terrified... in a good way," said Alterman.

"I'm as excited as I can be while on 300 milligrams of Lamictal," said Stevens. "My life has always been about POSITIVE ENERGY and I'm looking forward to all of Comedy Central's fans following me on Twitter at @BrodyismeFriend. America -- get ready to PUSH AND BELIEVE!"

"Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" is a documentary series that follows the emotional rollercoaster life of stand-up comic Brody Stevens, the funniest comedian you've never heard of. The camera tracks Stevens as he pulls his life back together after suffering a mental breakdown that is witnessed by his fans and the world via Twitter. After spending time in the UCLA psych ward, Stevens is back on his meds and trying to mend his relationships as well as revive his stand-up and film career. He makes the rounds in LA, with pal Galifianakis and others in tow, including Sarah Silverman, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, trying to reconnect and reconcile with the close friends he let down. The series combines a mix of live stand-up footage, documentary footage and animation to enhance Stevens' energetic and dramatic life story. Jim Sharp and Ian Friedman are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

Known as "a comedian's comedian," Stevens began doing stand-up in the mid-90s in Seattle, working at The Comedy Underground and hosting the "Brody Stevens Cable Access TV Show." After spending some time living and performing in New York City, Stevens made his way to Los Angeles and has since performed on COMEDY CENTRAL's "Premium Blend" and CBS's "The Late, Late Show" and appeared in a variety of projects including the feature films "The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II," "Due Date," Sarah Silverman's "Jesus is Magic," and "R2PC: Road to Park City" at the Slamdance Film Festival. He also appeared on National Lampoon's "Funny Money," NBC's "Late Friday" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and was a daily contributor for the Fox series "The Best Damn Sports Show Period."

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).





  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BRODY STEVENS: ENJOY IT! (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· HALF HOUR, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)









[07/01/15 - 04:47 PM]
OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots" Sets New Record as Most-Watched Season Premiere in Network History with 3.3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 03:07 PM]
SundanceTV Unveils Premiere Dates for Emmy(R) Panels Featured in "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter"
Amy Schumer, Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Ricky Gervais, Lena Dunham, Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen are among the featured auspices.

[07/01/15 - 01:51 PM]
"MythBusters" Returns This Summer with All-New Episodes Beginning Saturday, July 18th
The science bonanza starts when hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman attempt to blow a boat clean out of the water using 1,000 lbs of high explosives.

[07/01/15 - 01:44 PM]
FOX-Record 8.4 Million Watch USA Defeat Germany and Advance to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 12:45 PM]
"Suits" Continues to Set the Bar High as USA Network Renews the Hit Original Drama for a Sixth Season
"'Suits' has set the bar high in every way and continues to be a strong performer and marquee property for USA," said Chris McCumber.

[07/01/15 - 12:27 PM]
DIY Network's "Building Belushi" Premieres on July 11 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The six-episode series follows Jim and his team of experts as they build a riverfront retreat cabin outside of Medford in Southern Oregon.

[07/01/15 - 11:38 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "Prison Break: The Manhunt Ends" Airs This Friday at 9/8c
The epic chase for prison escapees David Sweat and Richard Matt is over, however many questions still remain in this investigation.

[07/01/15 - 11:04 AM]
Video: A Special Announcement from "Review's" Forrest MacNeil
The Andy Daly-led comedy kicks off its second season on Thursday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/01/15 - 11:02 AM]
Teen Beach Craze Swells as 7.5 Million Viewers Tune in for the Premiere of "Teen Beach 2" on Disney Channel
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, June 26.

[07/01/15 - 10:35 AM]
A Panel of Celebrities Work Together "To Tell the Truth" on ABC's New Comedic Variety Show
The all new version will take the excitement to another level featuring fun characters from pop culture over the six-episode series.

[07/01/15 - 10:22 AM]
E! Picks Up Hit Series "Botched" for Season Three to Air in 2016
"Botched's" second season mid-season finale airs July 12 at 9:00/8:00c, and the series will return this fall with eight episodes that will conclude season two.

[07/01/15 - 10:16 AM]
Spike Presents an Inside Look at the Life and Career of the Unforgettable and Widely Celebrated Comedic Performer, Chris Farley
"I Am Chris Farley" features interviews with Christina Applegate, Tom Arnold, Dan Aykroyd, Bo Derek, Jon Lovitz, Lorne Michaels, Jay Mohr, Mike Myers, Bob Odenkirk, Bob Saget, Adam Sandler, Molly Shannon, David Spade and more!

[07/01/15 - 10:09 AM]
E! and Esquire Network Deliver Significant Ratings Growth in Second Quarter
E! and Esquire Network spin the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/01/15 - 09:52 AM]
"Zoo" Premieres as the Summer's Most-Watched New Scripted Series
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 09:23 AM]
Academy(R) Award Nominee and Emmy(R) Award Winner Laurence Fishburne to Star as Alex Haley in "Roots"
Fishburne will play Haley, the author of the novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family," an American family origin story based around the life of Kunta Kinte.