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The Awesomes is an animated superhero comedy on Hulu created by SNL's Seth Meyers and Michael Shoemaker, who both serve as executive producers. It's full of SNL and MadTV alumni (amongst others), including Kenan Thompson, Ike Barinholtz, Rashida Jones, Taran Killam, Paula Pell, Bobby Lee, Josh Meyers, Cecily Strong, Rachel Dratch, Will Forte, Colin Quinn, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, and Emily Spivey, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and more. Now into its second season and newly renewed for a »
- Paul Shirey
Hulu has renewed their animated superhero series, The Awesomes, for a third season. The voice cast includes Seth Meyers, Ike Barinholtz, Bill Hader, Taran Killam, Rashida Jones, Paula Pell, Josh Meyers, Kenan Thompson, Bobby Lee, Steve Higgins, Emily Spivey, and Bobby Moynihan.
Season two is currently being released on Mondays. Season three will be released in 2015.
Here's the press release:
Los Angeles, CA (August 19, 2014) -The hit Hulu Original The Awesomes from Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker has been renewed for a third season. The adult animated series starring Seth Meyers as "Prock" is currently in its second season with new episodes premiering every Monday and will return for a third season in 2015 with more adventures from the star-studded team of not-so-super heroes. »
Comedy Central has greenlit digital series “This Is Not Happening” for an eight-episode season to air on the linear channel — the cabler’s first promotion of a series developed by its inhouse Cc:Studios unit.
“This Is Not Happening” features host Ari Shaffir jawing with his comedian buddies in front of a live audience at L.A. strip club Cheetahs. Series is exec produced by Shaffir, Eric Abrams, Sam Saifer and Jeff Tomsic, who will direct the season. Show is skedded to premiere on Comedy Central in the fall of 2014.
“The only reason we are picking up ‘This Is Not Happening’ is to prove we can incubate an idea digitally and then have it migrate to the linear channel,” said Kent Alterman, president of content development and original programming for Comedy Central. “And also, it’s really funny storytelling with fantastic talent.” Added Shaffir: “F— yeah!”
Comedians featured on Cc:Studios’ two »
- Todd Spangler
This is the first pick-up of a series developed by Cc: Studios, Comedy Central’s in-house creative initiative for the development of original digital comedy. The eight-episode season of This Is Not Happening, executive produced by Ari Shaffir, Eric Abrams, Sam Saifer and Jeff Tomsic, will premiere in the fall. Hosted by Shaffir and based on his long-running live show, This Is Not Happening features Shaffir and his comedian friends telling hilarious and true stories in front of a live audience at La’s gentlemen’s club, Cheetahs. Comedians that have appeared on the first two seasons include Kurt Braunohler, Joey Diaz, David Koechner, Bobby Lee, Natasha Leggero, Tj Miller, Trevor Moore, Kumail Nanjiani, Jay Oakerson, Steve Rannazzisi and Joe Rogan. Shaffir is repped by Gersh and Sam Saifer Management. »
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4 items from 2014
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