Thursday, August 13, 2020

'The Other Two' and 'South Side' Move From Comedy Central to HBO Max for Their Second Seasons

Comedies The Other Two and South Side are moving to HBO Max for their upcoming second seasons. Both comedies produced and aired their first seasons for Comedy Central. They will now become Max Original series, with their new seasons arriving in 2021.

The Other Two stars Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke, Case Walker, Ken Marino and Molly Shannon.

Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider created the comedy. They executive produce with Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer and Tony Hernandez. Comedy Central Productions, Jax Media and Broadway Video produce.

South Side stars Sultan Salahuddin, Kareme Young, Chandra Russell and Lil Rel Howery.

Diallo Riddle, Bashir Salahuddin and Sultan Salahuddin created the comedy. They executive produce with Michael Blieden. Comedy Central Productions produces.

"These groundbreaking and hilarious programs are cultural touchstones and we are excited about the diverse group of comedic voices they will bring to HBO Max," said Michael Quigley, Executive Vice President of Content Acquisitions, WarnerMedia. "We know our audiences will want to watch again and again. We are strategically thinking of the fans first, and adding these exceptional series to our portfolio allows us to introduce these standout comedies to new viewers on HBO Max."

"Comedy Central Productions' deal with HBO Max is emblematic of our studio production strategy to maximize the value of our content by selectively working with third parties while prioritizing franchise IP for our own platforms," added Keyes Hill-Edgar, Chief Operating Officer, ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Brands. "As we shift our strategy and double down on adult animation, topical shows and scripted movies - we are excited to supercharge our studio sales business and continue these great series with HBO Max."