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South Park: Cancelled or Renewed for Season 22 on Comedy Central?

Vulture Watch What does the future hold for Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and poor Kenny? Has the South Park TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 22nd season on Comedy Central? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of South Park season 22. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? A Comedy Central animated adult comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park centers on the exploits of four third grade boys who live in South Park, Colorado: Stanley “Stan” Marsh (Parker), Kyle Broflovski (Stone), Kenneth “Kenny” McCormick (Stone), and Eric Cartman (Parker). The Comedy Central voice cast also includes: Mona Marshall, April Stewart, Adrien Beard, and Jennifer Howell. Read More…
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'You're Clearly Not a Yachty!' Below Deck Crew Erupts in Arguments Ahead of Season 5 Reunion

'You're Clearly Not a Yachty!' Below Deck Crew Erupts in Arguments Ahead of Season 5 Reunion
The Below Deck crew is hitting rocky waters on Tuesday’s season 5 finale — and People’s got an exclusive first look at the action.

Tensions between chief stew Kate Chastain and her second stew Jennifer Howell have been boiling each charter. So when the final guests depart the S.S. Valor, the gloves come off.

“You say things that aren’t true and you always don’t allow me to speak!” Howell tells Chastain, who is joined by first stew Brianna Adekeye during the sit-down.

“You’re being rude,” Chastain says. “You’re acting like a 3-year-old. Why don’t
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Below Deck Is Here With a Dramatic Confrontation Over Drunken Antics

Below Deck Is Here With a Dramatic Confrontation Over Drunken Antics
Let it be known: Don't mess with Kate. In the above exclusive sneak peek from Below Deck, Kate Chastain, the chief stew aboard Valor, reads Jennifer Howell the riot act. You may recall Jen's drunken antics while on the boat—Kate sure does. Jen touched deckhand Kyle's food (don't mess with his food!), called people whores and even scratched a crewmate. "Jen. Just stop talking," Kate says, surprising Jen in front of everyone. Up they go to main salon for what is one of the chilliest sitdowns in recent memory. "I don't want an eyeroll either," Kate tells Jen after re-informing her of Captain Lee's rules. "May I say something please?" Jen...
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South Park: Season 21 Ratings

As it kicks off its 21st season, fans of the South Park TV show don't have to wonder whether it will be cancelled or renewed. Comedy Central renewed the animated adult comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone all the way through its 23rd season, back in July of 2015. We've decided to track the ratings, to see how much longer it might last beyond that point, so stay tuned. South Park centers on four third grade boys who live in South Park, Colorado: Stanley “Stan” Marsh (Parker), Kyle Broflovski (Stone), Kenneth “Kenny” McCormick (Stone), and Eric Cartman (Parker). The Comedy Central voice cast also includes: Mona Marshall, April Stewart, Adrien Beard, and Jennifer Howell. Read More…
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Captain Lee, Kate Chastain and Nico Scholly return as Below Deck sets sail for Season 5

Below Deck Season 5 is finally here! With Captain Lee Rosbach, Kate Chastain and Nico Scholly returning, along with six new crew. The new episodes see the team return to 154ft mega yacht the Valor, with Kate as chief stew — a role she has held on the Bravo series since Season 2, and Nico, who first appeared last season, as senior deckhand. You can find out more about the Below Deck Season 5 cast here, made up of chef Matthew Burns, stews Brianna Adekeye and Jennifer Howell, and deckhands Chris Brown, Bruno Duarte and Baker Manning. Because of all...read more
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Art of Elysium 20th Anniversary Celebration Draws Charlie Day, 'Mindy Project's' Beth Grant

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor Charlie Day and Mindy Project actress Beth Grant were among the stars who attended the Art of Elysium's 20th anniversary celebration Thursday night in Los Angeles.

The event was held at the recently opened There-There art gallery and commemorated the organization, founded by Jennifer Howell, which encourages actors, artists and musicians to voluntarily dedicate their time and talent to programs for hospitalized youth, special-needs education centers, homeless shelters, elder-care homes and hospice-care facilities. Champagne was flowing throughout the night as artists, celebs and potential bidders mingled amid the various works of art...
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Art of Elysium 20th Anniversary Celebration Draws Charlie Day, 'Mindy Project's' Beth Grant

Art of Elysium 20th Anniversary Celebration Draws Charlie Day, 'Mindy Project's' Beth Grant
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor Charlie Day and Mindy Project actress Beth Grant were among the stars who attended the Art of Elysium's 20th anniversary celebration Thursday night in Los Angeles.

The event was held at the recently opened There-There art gallery and commemorated the organization, founded by Jennifer Howell, which encourages actors, artists and musicians to voluntarily dedicate their time and talent to programs for hospitalized youth, special-needs education centers, homeless shelters, elder-care homes and hospice-care facilities. Champagne was flowing throughout the night as artists, celebs and potential bidders mingled amid the various works of art...
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DreamWorks Animation Hires Paramount Exec as Head of Development

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DreamWorks Animation has hired Jennifer Howell, Paramount’s former head of comedy. She will be the new head of development, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. Howell will be taking over for Gregg Taylor and will report to Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria. In August, Taylor began producing duties on “Larrikins,” the animated film that has an expected release date in 2018. Taylor oversaw the development of both “Trolls” and “The Boss Baby” during his five year stint as head of development at DreamWorks. He served as the production executive on films like “How to Train Your Dragon.” Also Read: 'Kung Fu Panda 3'.
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DreamWorks Animation Hires Exec From Paramount As New Head Of Development

Exclusive: Jennifer Howell, who was Paramount’s Head of Comedy for the past two-and-a-half years, has joined DreamWorks Animation as the company’s new Head of Development. She is taking over for Gregg Taylor who began producing duties last August on DreamWorks’ Larrikins, the animated musical film. Like Taylor (who had the gig before her), Howell will report to Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria. Taylor had been maintaining the job duties while also juggling his…
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'True Detective' Producer Anonymous Content Inks Three-Year Paramount TV Deal

Paramount Television has inked a first-look deal with Anonymous Content. Under the three-year pact, Paramount TV will receive first-look rights to produce and distribute scripted television programming developed by Anonymous Content, who produce HBO's True Detective and Cinemax's upcoming drama The Knick. The first project will be a drama series inspired by the best-selling novel The Alienist. The news comes nearly two months after Paramount TV tapped Jennifer Howell to oversee comedy development and Annette Savitch to oversee drama development. “I’ve known [Anonymous Content managing partner] Steve [Golin] both professionally and personally for many years, and I

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Paramount TV Fills Out Executive Team, Plans ‘Truman Show’ Series

Paramount has hired several new executives to bolster its nascent television division, which it launched last year under the stewardship of Amy Powell. Powell has tapped Jason Fisher as her head of production. Fisher comes from AMC, where he oversaw the production of shows such as “Walking Dead,” “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad.” She has also hired David Goldman as the head of business affairs, Jennifer Howell as the head of comedy development, Annette Savitch as the head of drama development and Stephanie Love as head of finance. Also read: Paramount's New TV Chief Amy Powell: We'll Be More Like a Start-Up Than.
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Paramount TV Names Comedy and Drama Development Heads

Paramount Television has tapped five new senior executives, including heads for comedy and drama development. Jennifer Howell, most recently of 20th Century Fox TV, will oversee comedy development, while Annette Savitch, who most recently co-ran Natalie Portman's Handsomecharlie Films, will do the same for drama development. At 20th Century Fox TV, Howell shepherded shows like Bob's Burgers and Allen Gregory and oversaw The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad. She also worked as a producer on South Park and ran Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Important Films. While at Handsomecharlie, Savitch helped produced the in-development title Pride and

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Paramount Television Sets Comedy, Drama Development Chiefs

Paramount’s nascent TV division has named its head of comedy and drama development along with other key execs working under prexy Amy Powell.

Powell has spent the past few months assembling a handful of high-end projects and a core team of execs. She’s in the unusual position of launching a startup with the benefit of deep pockets and the archive of a studio more than 100 years old.

“It’s not only all the great movies we’ve released over the years but all the books and the articles and the life rights we own, and the great screenplays that never made it to the screen,” Powell told Variety. “To be able to walk in here with a literal clean slate and (chairman) Brad (Grey’s) directive — it’s the best of all worlds.”

For Powell, the focus is on “quality, not quantity” of projects. She’s looking to
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Jennifer Howell To Head Comedy For Paramount Television

Exclusive: Paramount chairman and CEO Brad Grey continues to stray from the conventional path in his hiring choices for the film studio’s recently re-launched TV division. After naming Amy Powell — Paramount’s head of Digital Entertainment and Insurge Pictures who has no TV experience — as President of Paramount Television in July, I hear the division is bringing in Jennifer Howell as head of comedy. While Howell comes from a TV comedy background, it is all in animation. She most recently headed 20th Century Fox TV‘s animation department since its creation in 2008 until this past May, developing such series as Fox’s Bob’s Burgers, Murder Police, Napoleon Dynamite and Allen Gregory. Before that, Howell was Evp at Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s production company Important Films and worked as a supervising producer on South Park where she also has voiced the character of Bebe Stevens. The plan
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20th Century Fox TV Head Of Animation Jennifer Howell Exits

Exclusive: Jennifer Howell, head of 20th Century Fox TV‘s animation department, is leaving the studio to pursue other opportunities. I hear her contract is up in May and is not being renewed. Howell has headed the department since 20th TV created it in 2008. The series developed on her watch include Fox’s Bob’s Burgers, the recently picked up Murder Police as well as Napoleon Dynamite and Allen Gregory. 20th Century Fox TV chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman are expected to find a replacement. Additionally, Howell ran the joint Fox/20th TV Fox Inkubation initiative focused on breaking new animation talent by evaluating potential toon series through fully-formed 2-minute shorts rather than by traditional script development. The program, also started in 2008, developed a number of projects though none got on the air. It was dissolved last year after Fox shifted its attention to the launch of a late-night animation block,
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20thTV Consolidates Live-Action & Animated Comedy Departments Under Jonathan Davis

The star of 20th Century Fox TV’s Jonathan Davis continues to rise. After being elevated from Svp to Evp Comedy Development last summer, Davis is now adding oversight of 20th TV’s animation department. All 20th TV comedy development — live-action and animated — will now be consolidated under Davis, whose new title will be Evp Comedy Development and Animation. He continues to report to studio chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman. Meanwhile, 20th TV’s animated comedy development head, Svp Animation Jennifer Howell, and her team will now report to Davis. “Jonnie is a tremendously skilled executive, and we wanted to utilize his talents to enhance our animation efforts in addition to our comedy development,” Walden and Newman said in a joint statement. “As we look to the years ahead, nothing is more important to this studio than finding that next big animated hit. Jonnie’s enthusiasm and excitement for
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20th TV's Jonathan Davis Promoted, Adds Animation

In a move that consolidates its comedy department, 20th Century Fox TV’s Jonathan Davis has been upped to executive vp comedy development and animation. As part of the restructuring, senior vp animation Jennifer Howell will report to Davis. Davis, for his part, will continue to report directly to 20th TV chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman. “Jonnie is a tremendously skilled executive, and we wanted to utilize his talents to enhance our animation efforts in addition to our comedy development,” the pair said in a joint statement. “As we look to the years ahead, nothing is more important to this

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Jon Hamm, Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Hudgens, and More Party For a Cause in Cannes

Jon Hamm, Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Hudgens, and More Party For a Cause in Cannes
The Art of Elysium organization got its usual roster of stars together in Cannes last night for its Paradis party during the city's film festival. Jon Hamm broke from the cinema fun for the evening of philanthropy with his partner, Jennifer Westfeldt, while Vanessa Hudgens was happy to hit the dance floor solo. Kirsten Dunst is in France with boyfriend Jason Boesel, but it was the charity's founder, Jennifer Howell, who she posed beside. Model Karolina Kurková continued her streak of fun by attending with fiancé Archie Drury. The celebrity guests had lots to celebrate yesterday - Kirsten could capitalize on the popularity of Bridesmaids with her upcoming Will Ferrell-produced project Bachelorette while Jon and Jennifer are putting the finishing touches on their joint piece of work called Friends With Kids. He also made a cameo on the most recent Saturday Night Live, performing in a live-action version of
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David Arquette Preps For His Oprah Interview at an Artful Event With Scarlett, Anna, and Justin

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David Arquette Preps For His Oprah Interview at an Artful Event With Scarlett, Anna, and Justin
Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette, Anna Kendrick, and Justin Bartha were out last night to support Art of Elysium's Pieces of Heaven art auction in La. During her break from shooting We Bought a Zoo with Matt Damon, Scarlett posed with the charity's founder, Jennifer Howell, and placed bids on the items up for grabs. Scarlett's on the list of presenters at Sunday's Oscars - have you filled out Buzz's ballot for a chance at winning a big-screen TV? David, who is fresh out of a stint in rehab, attended after recently sitting down with Oprah. Their interview, which airs today, includes David sharing about his lifelong battle with alcohol and what drove him to seek help. Other long-term fans of the organization like Justin, Elijah Wood, and Topher Grace turned out looking casual after suiting up for last month's Heaven Gala. They also put their John Hancock on a
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David Arquette Preps For His Oprah Interview at an Artful Event With Scarlett, Anna, and Justin

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David Arquette Preps For His Oprah Interview at an Artful Event With Scarlett, Anna, and Justin
Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette, Anna Kendrick, and Justin Bartha were out last night to support Art of Elysium's Pieces of Heaven art auction in La. During her break from shooting We Bought a Zoo with Matt Damon, Scarlett posed with the charity's founder, Jennifer Howell, and placed bids on the items up for grabs. Scarlett's on the list of presenters at Sunday's Oscars - have you filled out Buzz's ballot for a chance at winning a big-screen TV? David, who is fresh out of a stint in rehab, attended after recently sitting down with Oprah. Their interview, which airs today, includes David sharing about his lifelong battle with alcohol and what drove him to seek help. Other long-term fans of the organization like Justin, Elijah Wood, and Topher Grace turned out looking casual after suiting up for last month's Heaven Gala. They also put their John Hancock on a
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