Comedy Central Announces 2011-12 Development Slate

NEW YORK, December 7, 2011  — Robots taking over the world, a critic reviewing difficult life experiences, social networking, a closed-captioner gone wild, a music group trying to get discovered online and reviving a public affairs show from the 80’s.  These are just a few of the creative concepts coming out of COMEDY CENTRAL’s 2011-2012 development slate announced today. Projects in development range from sketch/variety to animated to scripted narrative and feature a combination of top comedic and up-and-coming talent including the Gregory Brothers, “The Daily Show’s” Wyatt Cenac, Andrew Daly, Nathan Fielder, Anthony Jeselnik, Jeff Ross, and Amy Schumer, among others.  In addition to the comedic talent involved with COMEDY CENTRAL’s slate, the projects in development feature top producers including Avalon, Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico (“Robot Chicken”), Charlie Siskel (“Tosh.0”), 3Arts Entertainment and Mosaic Media Group. Along with the series development, COMEDY CENTRAL is focusing on its stand-up offerings with new, originally-produced, one-hour specials from Todd Barry, Matt Braunger, Hannibal Buress, Jo Koy, John Mulaney, JB Smoove, Paul F. Tompkins, a new stand-up series from Russell Simmons titled “Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus,” as well as the return of “John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show.”

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