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“Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens”: Awkwafina’s Comedy Central Sets Title, Director

With production currently underway in NYC, Awkwafina’s (Crazy Rich Asians, The Farewell) upcoming Comedy Central series now has something going for it that every show on television covets: a title. Set to debut in January 2020, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is based loosely on the actor’s life and has scored an impressive directorial line-up: […]

“Drunk History” to Tackle Poodle “Fame” (PREVIEW)

Fame is one of those things that skews the reality behind the famous person, often times over-shadowing the other accomplishments that person might have had in life. Comedy Central’s Drunk History will be looking into the effects that massive popularity can have on a person’s career on the next episode, titled, appropriately enough, “Fame.” Hedy […]

'Drunk History" Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

‘Drunk History” S06, Ep08: Derek Waters Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

Imagine my delight when this week’s episode of Drunk History came on. This week’s episode features a segment about Lawn Chair Larry Walters (Colin Hanks), who managed to make history with a flight on his lawn chair. Doug Jones tells the story of Larry, who really, really wanted to fly. He had been rejected by […]

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‘Drunk History’ Returning with Full Roster of Drunk Historians

One of the many mistakes a person can make while watching Drunk History on Comedy Central is trying to keep up with the celebrity historians. I tried once to match Paget Brewster, and failed gloriously. My lesson has been learned, but this latest announcement has me seriously intrigued. Maybe with training I will do better! […]



The Revolution Will Be Animated! 5 Subversive Shows Stickin’ It to “The Man”

Okay, let me start with the headline that “subversive” word: I know I had to look it up to make sure I had the definition right, too. Thanks to the fine folks at Merriam-Webster, I learned this: Subversive: a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government or political system by persons working secretly from […]

‘Drunk History’ Tackles “The Creation of Frankenstein” in 2019

If you haven’t seen an episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History, you are missing out.  Especially if you are someone who knows historical reenactors (or if you are one yourself). Series host and creator Derek Waters just commented on this Twitter post from the official Drunk History account, with a trailer for a new episode of the series coming […]


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Comedy Central Orders Awkwafina, B. D. Wong Series

Awkwafina is a delight, and we’re happy to report that we’ll be getting a lot more of her because Comedy Central just ordered a [shocker] comedy series, which will also star B.D. Wong. One of the breakout stars of Crazy Rich Asians, the rapper-actress is enjoying newfound recognition from her role in the well received internationally acclaimed […]

TV Scorecard: Bleeding Cool’s Guide to January 2019 Premieres/Returns

With 2018 ready to shuffle off this mortal coil in a little over a month, it’s never too early to take a look ahead at what’s coming up for the new year – and 2019 looks like it’s going to make this year feel like Fischer-Price “My First TV Schedule.” So while Bleeding Cool rewires […]


BoJack Horseman Season 6 Gets Go-Ahead from Netflix

You just can’t keep a good comeback story down… If viewers thought BoJack Horseman – both the show and the character – would ride off into the sunset after season 5, then you don’t know jack about BoJack. Less than two months after its fifth season premiere, Netflix‘s critically-acclaimed and viewer-adored adult animated series has been […]

Broad City Season 5: Comedy Central Sets Final Season Premiere Date

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson‘s Ilana and Abbi have spent a good chunk of the past four seasons of Broad City either running to or from someone or something, whether it’s “the next great life improvement” schemes, bad decision-making, or shady relationships. They’re a little tired now, but Glazer and Jacobson still have one more “marathon” […]

The Walking Dead, Outlander, David Tennant Highlight PaleyFest NY 2018 Schedule

PaleyFest NY 2018 has released its official session schedule for the annual two-week celebration of the television series format. This year’s selection includes popular scripted series such as The Walking Dead, Outlander, and The Good Fight; as well as “reality” competition series Shark Tank and Top Chef. Doctor Who‘s David Tennant will also be holding […]

‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 5 Trailer: BoJack Faces His Past; Diane Gets a New Haircut

“I am a bad guy and the world needs to know.” – Bojack Horseman Uh-oh… After you’re done checking out the official trailer for Netflix‘s fifth season of BoJack Horseman, you’ll probably end up asking yourselves the same question we asked ourselves: is BoJack (Will Arnett) at his self-sabotaging worst when he’s hit rock bottom […]

Netflix’s BoJack Horseman Gets Syndication Home at Comedy Central

When you’re a celebrity of BoJack Horseman‘s stature, it’s not unusual to have more than one home — one east coast and one west cost, for example. What is unusual is when a Netflix original series sets up a new home away from the streaming service. It looks like that’s the case, however, as Comedy […]

‘South Park’ Season 22: Series Returns to Comedy Central in September, SDCC Next Week

Over two decades in school and having still not graduated, Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman aren’t exactly what you’d call “fine examples” of South Park‘s educational system – and no one’s happier about that than Comedy Central! Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series will premiere Season 22 on Wednesday, […]

Comedy Central Cancels The Opposition as Jordan Klepper Gets a New Series

Some time ago Comedy Central took Jordan Klepper off of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at about the same time the were looking for a new half-hour comedy show to put on after The Daily Show, to fill the empty spot left by the cancellation of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Then, nine […]