[11/22/13 - 09:00 AM]
Party on Adam! Comedy Central(R) Renews "Adam Devine's House Party"
"Giving Adam Devine money to throw a house party stand-up series proved to be so irresponsible, we couldn't resist doing it again," said Kent Alterman.

[via press release from Comedy Central]


Second Season To Premiere Eight Episodes In 2014

NEW YORK, November 22, 2013 - The party rages on with Adam Devine and his funniest friends as Comedy Central has renewed "Adam Devine's House Party," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. The series will return with eight episodes in 2014. Produced by Avalon Television, "Adam Devine's House Party" is executive produced by Devine, Avalon's Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, David Martin, Isaac Horne, and fellow "Workaholic" Kyle Newacheck, who directed the first season.

"Giving Adam Devine money to throw a house party stand-up series proved to be so irresponsible, we couldn't resist doing it again," said Alterman.

Added Devine, "I'm glad Comedy Central is letting me throw another House Party! They're like the cool parents that let all the underage kids beer bong in their basement."

Currently in its first season airing on Thursdays at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT, the series invites viewers inside Devine's massive party in an LA mansion; things get a little crazy as some of Devine's favorite up-and-coming comedians stop by to enjoy the fun and perform stand-up sets on the incredible backyard stage. Each episode mixes scripted storylines with stand-up and features an exciting lineup of up-and-coming talent.

So far this season Devine has welcomed Asif Ali, Austin Anderson, Ahmed Bharoocha, Matthew Broussard, Drennon Davis, Sean Donnelly, Ron Funches, Matt Koff, Annie Lederman, The Lucas Brothers, Brent Morin, Josh Rabinowitz, Barry Rothbart, Andrew Santino, Liza Treyger, and Hampton Yount to his "House Party," with Ron Babcock, Kevin Barnett, Byron Bowers, Pete Davidson, Esther Povitsky, Adam Ray, Sam Simmons and Brooks Wheelan still to come.

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including recent one-hour specials from Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Jeff Dunham, Gabriel Iglesias, DL Hughley, Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, John Mulaney, Al Madrigal, Reggie Watts, Demetri Martin, Pete Holmes and more.

In addition to its specials, Comedy Central stand-up series include "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," "Mash Up," and "The Half Hour."

For clips, trailers, and other behind-the-scenes content visit www.cc.com/stand-up or the CC: Stand-Up Facebook page, download the CC: Stand-Up app for iOS devices and Xbox Live, follow @ccstandup on Twitter and listen to Comedy Central Radio, exclusively on SiriusXM.

A part of the UK's Avalon Management Group, AVALON TELEVISION U.S. has produced the past four seasons of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show." In addition to the series, Avalon Television US is currently producing Comedy Central's hit series "Workaholics," now in production on season four.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.

  [november 2013]  


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