or


[04/26/13 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "The Jeselnik Offensive" and "Nathan for You"
The former is due back in July while the latter will return in 2014.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central(R) Renews "The Jeselnik Offensive" and "Nathan for You"

"The Jeselnik Offensive" Is Executive Produced by Jeselnik, Tom Johnson, Krysia Plonka and Christie Smith with a Second Season Set to Premiere in July

"Nathan for You" Is Executive Produced by Fielder, Michael Koman and Dave Kneebone and a Second Season is Set to Premiere in 2014

NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 -- COMEDY CENTRAL is doubling down on Anthony Jeselnik and Nathan Fielder . The network has renewed "The Jeselnik Offensive" and "Nathan for You" for second seasons, it was announced today by Kent Alterman , President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL. "The Jeselnik Offensive" is executive produced by Jeselnik, head writer Tom Johnson , Krysia Plonka and Mosaic's Christie Smith . Ten new episodes are set to begin in July. "Nathan for You"' is executive produced by Fielder, Michael Koman and Dave Kneebone . Ten new episodes will premiere in 2014.

"Anthony and Nathan share dashing good looks and razor-sharp wit," said Alterman. "One of them is also a humanitarian."

"Sounds good," said Fielder.

"I don't know what joke Kent Alterman attempted in this press release, but I'm sure it's terrible," said Jeselnik.

Premiering in February, "The Jeselnik Offensive" has unleashed Jeselnik's wicked take on must-see news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit and the places we all troll for the darker, more shocking and lurid stories. Recurring segments include "Sacred Cow," during which Jeselnik takes on topics too sensitive to make a joke about, and then makes a bunch of jokes about, such as "cancer," "missing children" and "bullying," as well as audience-participation games including "Search and Destroy," "Black Name Spelling Bee" and "Which Kind of Asian is This?"

Each episode also features two guest panelists to further bash pop culture and gleefully rip the veil of sanctity from off-limit topics in segments like "Best Worst Thing" and "Latino Voices," as well as making Twitter a better place with "Defending Your Tweet." Panelists from the first season have included Aziz Ansari , Billy Eichner , Abby Elliott , Pete Holmes , Nick Kroll , Jason Matzoukas, T.J. Miller , John Mulaney , Kristen Schaal and Amy Schumer . Jim Sharp and Monika Zielinska are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

In the docu-reality comedy "Nathan for You," which also premiered in February, Nathan Fielder uses his real-life business degree and prior real-life experiences to help struggling companies with strategies that no traditional business consultant would dare to attempt. Whether he's coming up with ideas to create buzz for a yogurt shop by introducing a "poo" flavored offering, finding a legal way for a gas station to charge $1.75 per gallon and still make money, or creating a world-wide sensation with a viral video of a pig rescuing a goat to boost attendance at a petting zoo, Nathan goes as far as it takes to make his ideas come to life. But because of his unorthodox approach, his sincere efforts to do good don't always work out how he'd hoped and often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for. Jim Sharp and Jack Herrguth are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

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
 


· JESELNIK OFFENSIVE, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· NATHAN FOR YOU (COMEDY CENTRAL)









[06/30/15 - 10:12 AM]
WBTV & TV Guide Magazine Join Forces for Comic-Con 2015 Special Issue
Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist and Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue are all featured on the covers.

[06/30/15 - 10:03 AM]
Netflix Adds Three Original Animated Series for Curious Preschool Viewers & Their Parents
Created to engage and pique the curiosity of preschool viewers, these new series feature elements of language acquisition, problem solving and critical thinking throughout each episode.

[06/30/15 - 09:23 AM]
Nickelodeon Cooks Up Some Magic in "Talia in the Kitchen," New Daily Scripted Series Bowing Monday, July 6, At 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The newcomer will follow the fourth and final season of "Every Witch Way" at 7:00/6:00c.

[06/30/15 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Releases "Into the Badlands" Comic-Con Key Art
Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham and Orla Brady star in the series, due this November.

[06/30/15 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Win Tight Race with ABC
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/15 - 08:21 AM]
Stylist to the Stars, Kim Kimble, Is Back for a Battle Royale in "L.A. Hair," Season 4 Premiering Thursday, July 30th at 10PM ET/PT
Kim is back and hotter than ever, working on-location with her high profile celebrity clients including Zendaya Coleman, Grammy Award winning artist Erica Campbell, Tamar Braxton, Tia Mowry, K. Michele, and many more.

[06/30/15 - 06:35 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "BoJack Horseman" Season 2 Trailer
The darkly hilarious, serialized animated adult comedy will premiere 12 new episodes only on Netflix on Friday, July 17.

[06/30/15 - 06:31 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces First-Window Licensing Rights for "Zoo" with Top International Broadcasters
The U.S. drama is produced by CBS Television Studios and is based on James Patterson's bestselling #1 novel of the same name.

[06/29/15 - 01:11 PM]
FOX Sports Announces Broadcast Teams for FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semifinals, Final and Third-Place Match
Coverage of the semifinals begins this Tuesday, June 30.

[06/29/15 - 01:09 PM]
Comedy Central Is Coming to San Diego Comic-Con!
Comedy Central's no-badge-required, free and open to the public event, #ComedyCentralCon will take place from 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at The San Diego Wine & Culinary Center directly across from the Convention Center.

[06/29/15 - 11:54 AM]
Great American Country Hits the Road Again with New Original Series, "Going RV"
The series returns to the network with 12 new half-hour episodes beginning Wednesday, July 8.

[06/29/15 - 11:39 AM]
Video: WGN America Releases First Promo for the "Prime Crime" Line-Up Featuring Coveted Acquistions "Elementary" and "Person of Interest" Airing This Fall
The two popular procedurals, which will join fan-favorite "Blue Bloods" on weekdays in prime, will give viewers a binge-worthy opportunity to watch these series from the very beginning, diving into the cases and capers that unfold.

[06/29/15 - 11:34 AM]
Twentieth Century Fox Television Signs "Empire" Co-Creator Lee Daniels to Multiyear Overall Deal
Under the extensive pact, he will develop, write, direct and supervise new projects for the studio under his Lee Daniels Entertainment banner.

[06/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Drives Back in Time with "Cuban Chrome"
Produced by Pilgrim Studios, the project is the first American television series to be produced entirely on location in Cuba.

[06/29/15 - 11:31 AM]
USA Network's Award-Winning "Mr. Robot" Debuts to Strong Ratings in Key Demos and Total Viewers
USA further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 24.