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Bento Box to Produce Shorts for Comedy Central Under New Deal

According to a new report, animation studio Bento Box Entertainment recently signed a non-exclusive deal with Comedy Central. Under the deal, the studio will develop and produce short-form animated content for various digital platforms. The animation studio is known for their work on Bob’s Burgers, Brickleberry, and Legends of Chamberlain Heights (the latter two having found their ...

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Comedy Central Partners with Irony Point and Ugly Americans Creators

Comedy Central has recently inked an exclusive partnership agreement with production outfit Irony Point, under which founder Daniel Powell, head of production Alexandra Bach, and Ugly Americans creator Devin Clark will be working together to develop and produce new animated projects under Comedy Central’s banner. Clark will be serving as the dedicated Irony Point executive, and he will be ...


VIDEO: Moonbeam City Premieres in September

During their Comic-Con activities, Comedy Central presented the trailer for a new animated series titled MoonBeam City, which stars Rob Lowe and Will Forte. The series is created and executive-produced by Scott Gairdner, with Tommy Blecha and Richie Schwartz serving as co-executive producers. Moonbeam City is described as a surreal, retro-futuristic spoof of 80s cop drama. The story revolves ...


Comedy Central Orders 10 Episodes of Legends of Chamberlain Heights

Comedy Central has recently greenlighted 10 episodes of Bento Box’s original, urban coming of age animated series Legends of Chamberlain Heights. The news came via an announcement from Comedy Central’s President of original programming, Kent Alterman. Set to debut in 2016, Legends of Chamberlain Heights focuses on the misadventures of three highschool freshmen; Jamal, Grover, and Mil. The ...


Comedy Central Orders Animated Series Based on @DadBoner Twitter Feed

According to a recent report, Comedy Central has recently ordered a pilot for an animated series based on the popular Twitter feed @DadBoner, which is about a fictional user from Michigan named Karl Welzein, who frequently tweets about his life as a struggling middle-aged man from middle America, filtered through a lens that consists of beer, burgers, and patriotism. ...


Comedy Central Offers First Glimpse at Moonbeam City

Comedy Central has just released a new video featurette designed to provide a first glimpse at their new mature-audiences animated comedy, Moonbeam City. The series is described as a cop show spoof that focuses on one Detective Dazzle Novak, who is the stereotypical male that lets the contents of his boxers do all the thinking. The show will put Novak at odds with his supervisor Chief Pizzaz ...


Hulu Scores Exclusive South Park Deal

Not to be outdone by Netflix, Hulu has recently bolstered its offerings by scoring a multiyear exclusive deal for the extremely popular Comedy Central series South Park. Under the deal, Hulu will be making all 17 seasons of the series available for free to specific regions until the premiere of season 18 on September 24. After the start of the new episodes, Hulu Plus subscribers will be getting ...


Comedy Central Greenlights Bento Box’s Legends

According to a recent report from, Comedy Central has just greenlighted Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy series Legends, which marks the first original series pick-up since Mike Clements was tapped to head the new Creative Development and Original Programming Division last year. This is not Bento Box’s first dealings with Comedy Central, as the studio is also responsible ...


South Park to Return for 17th Season

Comedy Central has recently announced that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s long-running animated comedy series South Park will be returning for its 17th season with 10 brand-spanking new episodes starting on Wednesday, September 25, at 10:00 PM ET/PT on Comedy Central. ...


Futurama Will End with a Live-Stream Chat

We’re only days away from the dreaded yet much-awaited Futurama season finale. Fortunately for fans, the creators refuse to let the long-running animated sci-fi series to go out with a whimper, as they will be capping off the franchise with pre and post-show live stream chats on September 4 (the final episode itself will air at 10 PM) Dubbed “Futurama Live!,” the chats with ...


Season 2 of Brickleberry Premieres Next Month

The highly dysfunctional group of forest rangers in Comedy Central’s animated comedy series Brickleberry will be returning for a second season this coming September 3, at 10:30 PM. Produced by Daniel Tosh and Waco O’Guin and Roger Black, the season will consist of 13 hilarious and never before seen episodes. The season will kick off after the fall premiere of Daniel Tosh’s ...

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