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[05/12/20 - 09:07 AM]
Quibi Orders Acclaimed Sketch Series "Alternatino" from Arturo Castro and Comedy Central Productions
Season one debuted on Comedy Central in June 2019, receiving praise from critics and breaking through the cultural zeitgeist with highly-viewed sketches showcasing a provocative, unique voice in the comedy landscape.

[06/10/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Premiere Episode of "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" on YouTube
Look for the linear premiere on Tuesday, June 18 at 10:30/9:00c.

[05/20/19 - 10:14 AM]
"Drunk History" Returns with Eight All-New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 18 at 10pm
Fans can watch the all new trailer featuring highlights from the new summer season here.

[04/18/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Comedy Central's New Sketch Series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" Releases Official Trailer, Premiering June 18
The series premieres alongside new episodes of "Drunk History" on Tuesday, June 18.

[02/11/19 - 05:37 PM]
Comedy Central Announces New Late Night Series with David Spade and the Return of "Crank Yankers"
Other highlights: a second season order for new, hit scripted series "The Other Two"; and the first look at new scripted comedy "South Side."

[11/13/18 - 08:01 AM]
"Drunk History" and "Corporate" Return with New Episodes and A-List Guest Stars Starting Tuesday, January 15
Evan Rachel Wood, Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood, Jack McBrayer and Will Ferrell will visit the former while Kyra Sedgwick, Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Schaal, Sasheer Zamata, Baron Vaughn and Andy Richter will drop by the latter.

[06/26/18 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 26
Updates include: Jeremy Irons signs onto HBO's "Watchmen" pilot; Callie Thorne to star in Denis Leary's "Erase" at USA; and FOX looks to import puppet show "Les Guignols."

[04/17/18 - 09:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2018-2019 Development Slate Including Two Series Pick-Ups and Five Pilot Orders
The slate is headlined by orders for sketch series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" and stand-up series "This Week at the Comedy Cellar."

[04/18/17 - 08:10 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2017-2018 Development Slate Including Three Series Pick-Ups and Nine Pilot Orders
"There is more high-level talent in this announcement than I could ever hope to convey in a corporate quote," said Kent Alterman.







ALTERNATINO WITH ARTURO CASTRO (QUIBI)
Returns in TBA 2020 or 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/18/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 5/12/20
DESCRIPTION:
(from Quibi's press release, May 2020) Quibi today ordered critically-acclaimed sketch series 'ALTERNATINO' from series creator, writer and star Arturo Castro ('Broad City,' 'Narcos,' 'Flipped') and Comedy Central Productions. Season one of 'ALTERNATINO' debuted on Comedy Central in June 2019, receiving praise from critics and breaking through the cultural zeitgeist with highly-viewed sketches showcasing a provocative, unique voice in the comedy landscape. Among the standouts from the first season are "Welcome to America," about a student in a class of recent immigrants trying to wrap his head around the reality of tragedy, and "What the Sex Talk Looks Like Now. "A Sick Child's Dying Wish," was recently named one of the 50 best sketches of the decade by Vulture. "I'm thrilled to launch Alternatino in this exciting new platform while being able to remain a part of the Comedy Central family. I'm also thrilled about the churro truck they offered as part of the deal. Thanks Quibi! Mmm...churros," said series creator and star Arturo Castro.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Arturo Castro as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arturo Castro as CRTR/EP
· David Martin as EP
· Jay Martel as EP
· Jon Thoday as EP
· Nick Jasenovec as EP
· Richard Allen-Turner as EP
· Sam Saifer as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television