Eve though animated movies and shows have been able to keep production going in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, one show that hasn’t returned to regular production is South Park. Normally a new season would have started last fall, but creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone opted for an hour-long “Pandemic Special” episode instead. Unfortunately, it looks like fans will still be waiting a little while longer before the irreverent show makes a full return, but Comedy Central has announced a new South Park vaccination special is coming in March. Read More »
Chappelle’s Show is coming back to Netflix today.
In November of last year, comedian Dave Chappelle called on his fans to boycott his own show because he never got paid when the show began streaming on various platforms. Now, months after the Emmy-nominated series was pulled from Netflix and HBO Max, fans will see Chappelle’s Show returning to Netflix by the end of the day because executives addressed the issue and paid the comedian what he felt he was owed. Read More »
Last fall, we learned that the CBS All Access streaming service would be rebranding as Paramount+ following the ViacomCBS merger in 2019. The upcoming launch of Paramount+ is “part of the service’s expansion to feature content from ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of broadcast, news, sports, and entertainment brands.” You’ll see exactly what that means when the streaming service (re)launches on March 4 in the United States and Latin America. Read More »
Finding the right live television streaming service can be tricky. After all, they don’t all have some of the channels that you otherwise might be accustomed to having through a standard cable subscription. For example, Hulu with Live TV has been missing popular channels like Comedy Central, MTV, BET, VH1, Nickelodeon, TV Land, and more because they didn’t have a deal with ViacomCBS. But that changes today, as Hulu is adding those channels and more to their live TV line-up. Read More »
A bunch of Comedy Central programming recently journeyed over to CBS All Access, in addition to being available on Hulu. Now a selection of some of the network’s best programming will also be made available on HBO Max starting next month.
HBO Max has announced that the sketch comedy shows Chappelle’s Show, Key & Peele, and Inside Amy Schumer will be joining their streaming library on November 1, 2020. Joining them will be the COPS parody Reno 911! and the brilliant documentary series satire Nathan for You. If you’ve somehow never seen these shows, we picked some choice moments from each of them to convince you to finally give them a chance. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Update: Deadline reports that South Park‘s hour-long coronavirus episode, which airs tonight, will be simulcast on Comedy Central, MTV, and MTV2, marking the first time the show has been simulcast across ViacomCBS brands. It will be available to stream on HBO Max 24 hours after it debuts tonight. Our original story follows, along with a new behind-the-scenes video of how the production came together.
South Park is embracing the COVID-19 era with a special episode that’s all about the coronavirus and the havoc it wreaks on the small Colorado town. Check out the first trailer and get more details below. Read More »
Schitt’s Creek made a historic run at the 72nd Primetime Emmys last weekend by sweeping the entire comedy category. With so much hype, why haven’t so many viewers heard much about this series? Well, that’s because it first aired on PopTV, the channel that used to have the cable guide. Thankfully, Netflix helped raise the profile of the series by being the streaming home for the first five seasons, and soon, the entire series will be even easier to find.
Comedy Central will start airing reruns of Schitt’s Creek, starting at the beginning and running through the entire series, starting on October 2. Plus, the final season of Schitt’s Creek will be arriving on Netflix in early October as well. Read More »
It hasn’t even been a full day since Drunk History was canceled, and Comedy Central is already cutting another one of their long-running, beloved comedy shows.
Tosh.0, the viral video-mocking series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh, will be coming to an end after the show’s upcoming 12th season. The show was originally intended to return this past March, but it was put on hiatus after the coronavirus pandemic shut down all film and TV production. Things must really be dire at Comedy Central’s parent company ViacomCBS. Read More »
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It’s time for Drunk History to sober up. Despite landing a seventh season renewal last summer, the inebriated reenactments of great moments in history have come to an end. Comedy Central has pulled back their initial order of more episodes of Drunk History, and the previously aired sixth season of the series now marks the end of the series from executive producers Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner. Drunk History has been canceled. Read More »
HBO Max has picked up two former Comedy Central shows, The Other Two and South Side, as new Max Original series in a new programming deal with the television network, which has also handed HBO Max the exclusive streaming rights to Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.
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