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Comedy Central has extended the series orders for both “The President Show” and “The Jim Jefferies Show,” in addition to ordering a new sketch comedy special from Hasan Minaj, the network announced Tuesday at the TCA summer press tour.
The Jim Jefferies Show” has received an order for 10 additional episodes. The series, which features the titular Australian comedian tackling politics and world issues, will see original episodes air through August 15. After a brief hiatus, new episodes from this extension will begin on Tuesday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m. Et/Pt, following the fall season premiere of “Tosh.0.”
“I’m very grateful to Comedy Central for making our relationship more official,” said Jefferies. “Like all my relationships, I look forward to a few more months with Comedy Central before it starts crying outside of a bar at 2am. Or spray paints ‘liar’ on the side of my car.”
“Jim Jefferies continues to surprise me,” said »
- Joe Otterson
Effective Feb. 28, the senior vice president of original programming and development is exiting the network after 13 years. The news was announced Tuesday in separate memos to the staff from Mann and Comedy Central president Kent Alterman.
Mann developed and served as the current programming executive on such series as Key and Peele, The Sarah Silverman Program and @midnight with Chris Hardwick, as well as Tosh.0, Review With Andy Daly, Not Safe With Nikki Glaser and many others.
The news comes not long after Alterman restructured Comedy Central's development team »
- Bryn Elise Sandberg
“Review” stars Andy Daly as critic Forrest MacNeil, who does not review boring things like films, food or art. Instead, Forrest reviews the most intense experiences of life itself — by living them. From the dangers of being buried alive to the thrills of joining the mile high club, Forrest fully commits to showing us what life feels like, sometimes at the expense of his safety, his family and humanity in general.
In the third season premiere, Forrest will return recharged and enthusiastic after surviving a potentially fatal bridge fall with his producer Grant. Unfortunately for everyone, his faith in the importance of his work is stronger than ever.
Daly and his team took their time in between Seasons 1 and 2, with approximately 14 months passing from the end of Season 1 to the beginning of Season 2, but the wait for the third and final season will be »
- Oriana Schwindt
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