Monday, August 26, 2019

Comedy Central Renews 'Drunk History' for Season 7

Comedy Central has today renewed its original comedy series Drunk History for a seventh season. Moreover, the cable network has signed a first-look deal with series co-creator Derek Waters. The 16-episode seventh season will debut in 2020.

Waters created the comedy with Jeremy Konner. They executive produce with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Owen Burke and Greg Tuculescu. Comedy Central Productions, Gary Sanchez Productions and Be Nice or Leave Productions produce.

"Derek Waters has repeatedly proven his comedic genius as a creator, actor, and director across multiple platforms through our hit, Drunk History," said Sarah Babineau and Jonas Larsen, Co-Heads of Original Content, Comedy Central. "That series merely scratches the surface of his creative output, and we're so excited to develop even more projects with him through Comedy Central Productions."

"I couldn't be more excited about this new relationship with Comedy Central," added Waters. "They took a chance on me and have been fantastic in supporting Drunk History over the past six seasons. I look forward to creating thoughtful, entertaining and hilarious programming."