The South by Southwest Film Festival kicks off this weekend, and we’ll have all sorts of coverage from the films premiering down in Austin, Texas. While you’ll be stuck waiting for most of them to make it to a theater near you (with the exception of Jordan Peele’s Us arriving later this month), at least one of the documentaries playing the festival will be available for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home very shortly after it premieres.
I Am Richard Pryor is a new documentary from Network Entertainment’s growing I Am documentary franchise. The film series has previously focused on the likes of stars such as Heath Ledger, Paul Walker, Chris Farley, and Bruce Lee, as well as historical figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy. Now Richard Pryor, one of the most revered stand-up comedians of all-time, will get the documentary spotlight, and plenty of recognizable faces will pay tribute to the man himself. Read More »
Ever since caller ID came along and people started blocking unfamiliar phone numbers on their cell phones, prank calling became a relic of the past. But Comedy Central doesn’t think so, because they’re bringing their prank call series Crank Yankers back to cable with an order for a 20-episode revival.
For those who may not be familiar, Crank Yankers was a comedy series that featured comedians making prank calls to unsuspecting businesses and people. But the prank calls themselves were recreated with puppets and the real audio from the actual prank call. Read More »
Ever since The Colbert Report left Comedy Central in 2014, the cable network has struggled to hold onto a show that can effectively take the timeslot following The Daily Show. They tried to replicate the political satirical success of Stephen Colbert’s program with Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show and Jordan Klepper’s The Opposition, but the only sustainable series to fill the gap was Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, which came to an end in 2017. But now a new contender has entered the late night ring.
Former Saturday Night Live cast member and stand-up comedian David Spade will try his hand at a new late night program following The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. However, rather than trying to tap into the oversaturated political satire spectrum that is already dominating late night television, the new David Spade talk show will go in a different direction with “signature take on the pop culture news of the day.” Read More »
We’ve spent four seasons with the wildly inappropriate antics of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer as two best friends just trying to get by in the bustling metropolis of New York City. But now Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City is coming to an end with season five, and the final trailer for the epic conclusion has arrived, promising even more mishaps, mayhem and vulgarity. Watch the Broad City final season trailer below. Read More »
Comedy Central already has reruns of The Office airing all the time, and they’ve just picked up the syndication rights to the spiritual sister to the mockumentary series that takes place in the historic town of Pawnee, Indiana.
All seven seasons of Parks and Recreation are heading to Comedy Central starting in January of 2019. Just like The Office, the arrival of Parks and Recreation reruns on Comedy Central will be ushered in with an all-day marathon. Find out when you can start catch Parks and Recreation reruns on Comedy Central below. Read More »
Everyone’s favorite inebriated Comedy Central series is back, with an even more star-studded cast for its sixth season.
Derek Waters’ Drunk History season 6 has released its first trailer ahead of its January premiere, and it has everything: Elijah Wood in a wig, Evan Rachel Wood rattling off a string of curse words, and returning Drunk History guest stars Will Ferrell, Vanessa Hudens, and Jack McBrayer giving their best over-the-top lip sync performances.
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What if the Predator from the Predator franchise showed up in one of those stop-motion Rankin/Bass holiday specials, like Rudolph or Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town? It might look something like The Predator Holiday Special, a stop-motion animated film set to debut on Comedy Central this month. Can Santa Claus and his reindeer stop the Predator? Is this a terrible idea? Find out by watching The Predator Holiday Special trailer below!
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With stunts like Dumb Starbucks going viral, the Comedy Central series Nathan for You became quite the favorite series of those who loved seeing comedian Nathan Fielder convince business owners to take a chance on totally ridiculous practices in an effort to revitalize yogurt shops, computer repair, real estate sales and much more. But sadly, we’ve already seen the last of the series.
Comedy Central has confirmed that Nathan for You season 5 will not be happening because Nathan Fielder has decided to let the fourth season of the show be the last. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
South Park has been on Comedy Central since 1997, making it one of the longest-running animated comedies in history. But is it about to come to an end? A new trailer for South Park season 22 teases the show’s own cancellation, leaving us with more questions than answers. Read More »
The Daily Show is a career launcher for comedians with such famous alums like Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Jessica Williams, Kristen Schaal, Jason Jones, Larry Wilmore, Wyatt Cenac, and even Michael Che coming through the show. Now correspondent Hasan Minhaj is graduating from the news satire program to get his own show, but not before offering one last solution to one of America’s biggest problems: MoviePass. Read More »