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[06/13/16 - 12:08 PM]
Comedy Central Renews "Idiotsitter" for Second Season
"We're so excited to get to do this again," said Jillian Bell and Charlotte Newhouse. "It's literally the most fun we've ever had in our lives."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) RENEWS "IDIOTSITTER" FOR SECOND SEASON

Executive Produced by Jillian Bell, Charlotte Newhouse, Pam Kohl, Amy Slomovits, Dave Becky, Brady McKay and John Levenstein

NEW YORK, June 13, 2016 - Comedy Central's favorite odd couple, Billie and Gene, return with more babysitting, bonding and binging as the #1 brand in comedy has renewed the scripted series "Idiotsitter" for a second season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. Created, executive produced and co-starring Jillian Bell and Charlotte Newhouse, and executive produced by Pam Kohl, Amy Slomovits, Dave Becky, Brady McKay and John Levenstein, the second season of "Idiotsitter" will premiere ten episodes in 2017.

"I don't know what it is about that title, but it just resonates for me... " said Alterman.

"We're so excited to get to do this again," said Bell and Newhouse. "It's literally the most fun we've ever had in our lives. Hopefully the new college atmosphere will broaden our minds and teach us how to butt chug."

"Idiotsitter," which wrapped its first season in March, concluded with Gene (played by Bell) receiving her GED and she and Billie (played by Newhouse), in handcuffs. The duo will be moving on to their next adventure, a college campus, in season two.

The first season followed Billie, a cash-strapped, straight and narrow Ivy League grad, who reluctantly answered a babysitting ad to make ends meet, only to find out what is actually needed is a court-appointed guardian for Gene, an heiress under house arrest in her daddy's mansion. The first season featured Stephen Root ("Boardwalk Empire") as Gene's permissive and oblivious dad and Jennifer Elise Cox ("The Brady Bunch Movie, "Web Therapy") as her stepmother, as well as guest stars Randall Park, Andrew W.K. and Chris Klein.

"Idiotsitter" is the second short-form series produced for cc.com to make the transition from digital platforms to a linear series for Comedy Central, following "This Is Not Happening." Monika Zielinska and Daniel Wolfberg 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).

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Paramount Channel, reach over 3.5 billion cumulative television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

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