[02/25/08 - 01:48 PM]
Hail to the Lil' Chief! "Lil' Bush" Begins a Second Term on Comedy Central(R) March 13 at 10:30 P.M.
Featured guest voices for the second season include Kevin Federline, Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson (The B-52's), Joel and Benji Madden (Good Charlotte) and Joe Escalante.

[via press release from Comedy Central]



Lil' George And His Cronies Lil' Condi, Lil' Rummy, and Lil' Cheney are Back For A Ten-Episode Run With An All-Star Line-up Of Featured Guests Voices Including Kevin Federline, Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson (The B-52's), Joel And Benji Madden (Good Charlotte), Joe Escalante, Iggy Pop And Tim Meadows


Second Season Features More Prominent Role From The Archrival Gang Of Lil' Dems Including Lil' Hillary Clinton, Lil' Barack Obama, Lil' John Edwards, Lil' Nancy Pelosi And Tiny Dennis Kucinich


Representing The Right Are The Returning Lil' John McCain Who Is Joined By New Characters Lil' Rudy Giuliani, Lil' Fred Thompson And Lil' Mitt Romney


NEW YORK, February 25, 2008 -- George W. may be on the way out but "Lil' Bush" is in for a new season on COMEDY CENTRAL! "Lil' Bush," the animated show that rips the lid off politics and puts the Oval Office in the sandbox, debuts its second season on Thursday, March 13 at 10:30 p.m.*

"Lil' Bush" presents Dubya as the animated future president, along with his cronies Lil' Condi, Lil' Rummy (voiced by Iggy Pop), and Lil' Cheney. Hiding out from Bar and George Sr., these precocious pre-pubescents terrorize the White House and solve the world's problems before bedtime. The second season will bring all-new challenges to the Lil' Gang, including a bigger presence from the other side of the aisle as the Lil' Dems, featuring Lil' Hillary Clinton, Lil' Barack Obama (voiced by Tim Meadows), Lil' Al Gore and Lil' Nancy Pelosi, are joined this season by new characters including Lil' John Edwards and Tiny Dennis Kucinich. Republican reinforcements for the new season include Lil' Rudy Giuliani, Lil' Mitt Romney, Lil' Fred Thompson and the mastermind himself, M.C. Karl Rove (voiced by Kevin Federline).

Featured guest voices for the second season include Kevin Federline, Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson (The B-52's), Joel and Benji Madden (Good Charlotte) and Joe Escalante.

In the debut episode, "Lesbian Freakfest," the Lil' Gang doesn't want the Lil' Dems to ruin St. Patrick's Day with their liberal and all-inclusive St. Patrick's day parade so they enlist the advice of the revenge-seeking and Hot Pocket-hoarding Lil' Karl Rove who is more than happy to bring down the Lil' Dems and show off the rapping skills of his alter-ego, MC Rove. Future episodes include the Gang taking on big pharmaceutical companies, joining George Sr. on a camping trip to Baghdad, Lil' George and Lil' Vladimir Putin starting a schoolyard rivalry and Lil' George attempting to smoke Osama out of his hole in Afghanistan.

Each week on comedycentral.com, fans will get a sneak preview of every new episode and all their favorite highlights immediately after each new episode premieres. There will also be brand new, never-before-seen exclusive content every week, including interviews with show creator Donick Cary and rock legend Iggy Pop, new animated shorts featuring the whole "Lil' Bush" gang, the Demobratz and much more. The site will also feature a new rockin� rhythm action game where fans can test their skills as they jam along with the "Lil' Bush" band through all their favorite songs from the show.

During the inaugural season viewers got a chance to see Lil' Bush and Tony Blair become cheerleaders, the Lil' Gang unleash weapons of mass destruction and Lil' Bush make a statement with his Aquaman underpants while facing off against Lil' Kim Jong Il. The Gang also went on a panty raid against an Al Qaeda training camp and attempted to speed up global warming. The first season premiered June 13, 2007 and was the most watched premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL since 2004. Across the run of the first season "Lil' Bush" was the number one show in its timeslot (Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 p.m.) among Men 18-24.

Originally made as animated shorts for Amp'd Mobile, "Lil' Bush" comes from creator and executive producer Donick Cary, ("The Simpsons," "The Late Show with David Letterman") and co-executive producer Jay Karas. Zoe Friedman is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL. Animation is done by Sugarshack Animation. "Lil' Bush" is the first show to make the transition from mobisode to television series.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 91 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL's press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 140 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.

  [february 2008]  


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