Friday, January 1, 2021

Comedy Central - Upcoming Shows

(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Beavis and Butt-Head enter a whole new Gen Z world with meta-themes that are relatable to both old and new fans. Revival of the MTV series that aired from 1993-97.
  • Cast: Mike Judge
  • Team: W/EP Mike Judge
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: The hyper-topical series will look at how national politics causes wild small-town drama in the Natty Light-chugging, grocery store parking lot-fighting, public urinating town of Fairview through the lens of its sloppy party girl turned pragmatic mayor Kelly Sampson.
  • Cast: Aparna Nancherla, Atsuko Okatsuka, Blair Socci, Carl Foreman Jr., Graham Techler, Jack Bensinger, James Austin Johnson, Jeremy Levick, Joey Romaine, Lisa Gilroy, Marina Cockenberg, Otter Lee
  • Team: W/EP RJ Fried; EP Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tim Luecke, Kim Gable, Mike Leech, Zach Smilovitz, Grant Gish; Co-EP Sachi Ezura
  • Studio: CBS Studios, MTV Entertainment Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: After she graduates from college and enters a complicated world, Jodie Landon explores the trial and tribulations of a first job for a new generation while satirizing workplace culture, Gen Z struggles, the artifice of social media through themes of empowerment along gender and racial lines, explorations of privilege and personal and professional issues young Black women face today.
  • Cast: Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Team: W/EP Grace Edwards; EP Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios
  • Premieres: 2022