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[03/06/18 - 10:58 AM]
Video: "Drunk History" Summer Season Trailer - New Episodes Will Return on June 19 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The final episode of the winter season of "Drunk History" will air tonight, Tuesday, March 6.

[02/22/18 - 07:58 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Drunk History" for a Sixth Season
"They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it's now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians," said Kent Alterman.

[01/30/18 - 01:08 PM]
Comedy Central Finishes January as #1 Entertainment Network in Cable Across Total Day Among Millennial Men
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/24/18 - 06:45 PM]
"Drunk History" Season 5 Premiere Featuring Tiffany Haddish Sees Massive Ratings Gains in Key Demos Versus Season 4 Premiere, Year-Ago Levels
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 23.

[01/04/18 - 11:54 AM]
Comedy Central Ends 2017 with Highest-Rated Week of the Year
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[12/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Another Period" Season Three Premieres Tuesday, January 23 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
In the upcoming season, The Bellacourts' fight for suffrage in congress, become some of America's first female Olympic athletes, deal with an opioid addiction and campaign to make America great again, for the first time.

[11/28/17 - 09:58 AM]
"Drunk History" Season Five Premieres Tuesday, January 23 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The first of seven all-new episodes will be followed by the third season premiere of "Another Period" at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/02/17 - 10:59 AM]
Throw Back the Eggnog and Join The Festivities as Comedy Central Celebrates the Holidays with Specials from "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," "Drunk History" and "The President Show"
"The Daily Show's The Yearly Show 2017" year-end special will be hosted by Trevor Noah and will feature The Best F#@king News Team.

[10/03/17 - 07:36 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "South Park" Activation and "Drunk History" and "The President Show" Panels at New York Comic Con
"South Park's" interactive activation will transport fans into a 3D replica scene from the iconic Member Berries episode.

[07/13/17 - 11:17 AM]
Comedy Central Honored with Seven Primetime Emmy Nominations
"Drunk History" set a franchise record with four Primetime Emmy nominations including its third consecutive nomination for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.

[01/13/17 - 04:19 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Drunk History" for a Fifth Season
"So excited and grateful to do a fifth season," said Derek Waters. "Oh what a ride it's been! Thank you for driving me home."

[10/25/16 - 01:16 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Election Night Programming
Highlights include a live one-hour telecast of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/20/16 - 12:25 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Tosh.0" Return on Tuesday, September 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The "Web Redemption" segment in the premiere episode features Daniel tracking down Anesthesia Girl whose laughing-gas fueled rant went viral this summer.

[09/01/16 - 12:51 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Fall Programming Schedule
Newly announced dates include "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail," "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" and "This Is Not Happening."

[08/17/16 - 11:21 AM]
Video: "Drunk History" Season 4 Trailer - "The History They Never Taught You"
Booze, puking, nudity - "Drunk History" is back September 27 with more soused lessons on the past.

[07/21/16 - 06:45 PM]
"Drunk History" Season 4 Premieres Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
This season, "Drunk History" transports viewers back in time to hang with the founding fathers as the multi-talented Lin-Manuel Miranda narrates the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

[07/14/16 - 12:38 PM]
Comedy Central Honored with 18 Primetime Emmy Nominations
With its 20th Season premiering in the fall, five-time Emmy(R)-winner "South Park" received its 15th nomination for Outstanding Animated Program.

[07/11/16 - 07:32 AM]
Comedy Central Takes Over San Diego Comic-Con with Events for "South Park" 20th Season, "Drunk History," & "Legends of Chamberlain Heights"
Plus: "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" is returning to Comic-Con with their uber popular Los Angeles stand-up show with a free performance.

[03/29/16 - 12:05 PM]
Comedy Central Announces Seven Series Renewals and One Extension
"Tosh.0," "Drunk History," "Review," "This Is Not Happening" and "Not Safe with Nikki Glaser" are among returning series.

[09/21/15 - 09:02 AM]
Comedy Central Wins Record Eight Emmy Awards, Sweeping Variety Series Categories
The #1 brand in comedy earned a record eight awards, placing it behind only HBO and NBC in total wins amongst all networks during the 2014-2015 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards competition.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.

[07/16/15 - 02:00 PM]
Comedy Central Honored with Record 26 Primetime Emmy Nominations
Comedy Central talent is recognized in both the lead and supporting categories for acting in a comedy series, with Amy Schumer nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in her first year of eligibility and Keegan-Michael Key for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

[06/29/15 - 01:09 PM]
Comedy Central Is Coming to San Diego Comic-Con!
Comedy Central's no-badge-required, free and open to the public event, #ComedyCentralCon will take place from 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at The San Diego Wine & Culinary Center directly across from the Convention Center.

[05/20/15 - 09:24 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Sizzling Summer Schedule
Plus: look for new stand-up specials from Nick Swardson, Jeff Ross, Bridget Everett and Natasha Leggero in the coming months.

[02/23/15 - 11:17 AM]
Comedy Central Heads to SXSW, Will Host "Kegs and Eggs" Event and Stand-Up Shows Featuring Big Jay Oakerson and Ari Shaffir
"Kegs and Eggs" is expanding to two days after its successful inaugural event in Austin last year.

[11/18/14 - 10:26 AM]
"Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special," A One-Hour Original Holiday Special Premieres on Thursday, November 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The special features stars from "@midnight," "Broad City," "Drunk History," "Key & Peele," "Kroll Show," "Nathan For You," "RENO 911!" "Review," "The Colbert Report," "TripTank" and "Workaholics."

[07/25/14 - 02:53 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Gives Third Season Renewals to "Drunk History" and "Nathan for You"
"Is there any comedy well deeper to draw from than history and business marketing?" asked Kent Alterman.

[06/09/14 - 02:10 PM]
"Drunk History," "Nathan for You" Premiere Second Seasons July 1 at 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Jack Black, Courteney Cox, David Cross, Jon Daly, Charlie Day, Laura Dern and Emily Deschanel are among the guest stars this season on the former.

[06/03/14 - 11:47 AM]
Comedy Central's Hits Head to Bonnaroo
Highlights include the "Drunk History Live with Derek Waters and Friends" show will take place at Bonnaroo Cinema on Saturday, June 14 at 3:45 p.m.

[03/05/14 - 01:00 PM]
Nominations Announced for the "American Comedy Awards," Airing May 15 on NBC
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Modern Family," "Parks and Recreation," "Saturday Night Live" and "Veep" are all up for Best Comedy Series.

[12/11/13 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Winter Schedule
Newly announced premieres include "Workaholics" (Wednesday, January 22), "Review" (Tuesday, February 18) and "TripTank" (Wednesday, April 2).

[10/30/13 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Key & Peele," "Brickleberry" and "Drunk History"
All three new seasons will premiere in 2014.

[06/25/13 - 11:07 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Drunk History" and Season Two of "The Jeselnik Offensive" Premiere on Tuesday, July 9 on Comedy Central
The debut installment of the former features Jack Black, Nathan Fielder, Will Forte, Dave Grohl, Jack McBrayer, Stephen Merchant, Bob Odenkirk, Adam Scott and Fred Willard.

[06/06/13 - 07:16 AM]
Bottoms Up! Comedy Central's(R) "Drunk History" Premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The eight-episode series pairs inebriated storytellers with A-list talent to reenact great moments in history.

[06/03/13 - 10:08 AM]
Celebrate America's History the Comedy Central Way with the Premiere of "Drunk History" on Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: "The Jeselnik Offensive" and "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" return Tuesday, July 9 and Friday, July 26, respectively.

[01/23/13 - 07:17 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Promotes Kent Alterman to President, Content Development & Original Programming
He was formerly Head of Original Programming and Production, responsible for the development and day-to-day operations of all original programming on the linear channel.

[01/05/13 - 03:49 PM]
History at Its Finest! Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "Drunk History" to Series
The series, from Gary Sanchez Productions, is set to premiere eight episodes this summer.

[04/05/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Andrew Leeds is bound for The CW's "Cult"; David Walton to replace Bryan Greenberg on CBS pilot; and Jimmy Smits lands season-long arc on "Sons of Anarchy."







DRUNK HISTORY (COMEDY CENTRAL)
Returns in TBA 2018 or 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (16 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's sixth of 16 episodes) on 2/22/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, February 2018) Kent Alterman, President of Comedy Central announced today that the Emmy(R) Award-winning Comedy Central series, Drunk History, has been renewed for a sixth season with sixteen episodes. Created for television by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, Drunk History is produced by Central Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions' Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. Ian Friedman and Daniel Wolfberg are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central. The fifth season currently airs on Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. "They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it's now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians," said Alterman. "'We would like to buy at least six seasons of Drunk History' - Viacom/Comedy Central, is one of my all-time favorite history quotes," said Waters. The season five premiere of Drunk History debuted on January 23 as the #1 rated cable original in its timeslot among Men 18-34 and improved on its season four premiere by +44%. The "Heroines"-themed episode, which featured narration by Tiffany Haddish, Paget Brewster, and Amber Ruffin and reenactments by Busy Philipps, Evan Rachel Wood, and Mandy Moore, saw gains of +153% among Women 18-49, +84% among Adults 18-49, +53% among Men 18-49 and +50% among total viewers versus the prior year. Drunk History's strong start helped Comedy Central rank as the #1 cable entertainment network for January among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP
· Derek Waters as CRTR/EP
· Jeremy Konner as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Owen Burke as EP
· Will Ferrell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gary Sanchez Productions