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Here's a Sneak Peek of 'South Park's 18th Season

South Park's 18th season premieres this Wednesday at 10:00pm, and Comedy Central released the above sneak peek featuring Cartman as the head of a corporation that's taken advantage of the pulled trademark for the Washington Redskins' team name, which deeply offends team owner Dan Snyder.

Watch Paul F. Tompkins Hilariously Fail at Punchlines on '@midnight'

Comedy Central just released the above blooper from tonight's @midnight featuring panelists Paul F. Tompkins, John Hodgman, and Greg Proops. Despite his perfect 1930s newsreel-style voice, Tompkins has some trouble delivering his punchlines, which leads to an interesting revelation about the birth of podcasts.

Vandaveon and Mike Give a Sneak Peek of 'Key and Peele's New Season

Key and Peele's new season premieres on September 24th, but in the meantime here's a clip from Vandaveon and Mike, who were recently hired as production assistants but seem to think they were hired as writers instead, considering all the genius ideas they have for ways to "enhance the comedy."

Nathan Fielder Makes a Riveting Commercial for the Toy Ball Doink-It

Nathan for You's second season finale aired last night, and the above commercial is the end product of Fielder's mission to rebrand one toy company's product by associating it with a child's first step into adulthood: "Doink-It: The Only Proof You're Not a Baby." Click through for some other clips from the finale, including Fielder's attempts to get returning guest Simon the breast-loving security guard his very own reality show.

Chris Hardwick Announces '@midnight's Renewal Through 2015

Here's a clip from last night's Tonight Show with guest Chris Hardwick, who announces at the top of his interview that his Emmy-nominated Comedy Central show @midnight has officially been renewed for a second season. According to THR, the new season will be in the form of a 40-week run throughout next year. "@midnight has been an absolute dream come true for me — a game show of internet jokes with my comedian friends," Hardwick said. "I cannot thank Comedy Central enough for letting us continue. If they hadn't, you can damn well bet that I would have forced people to come over to my house to play it [...]

Key and Peele Take on an Alien Invasion in This Season 4 Sneak Peek

Key and Peele finally returns to Comedy Central next week, and here's a sneak peek from the premiere episode. It turns out that all it takes for the guys to survive an alien invasion is a simple understanding of one of humankind's most unfortunate traits.

Throwing a House Party with Adam Devine

Part sitcom, part standup showcase, Adam Devine’s House Party might be difficult to describe, but it’s a fun hybrid.

Mensch that he is, Devine created the show in part to give the up-and-coming comedians who perform on it a chance to display their acting chops. The show features short written scenes interspersed between standup sets, and for many of performers Adam Devine's House Party is their television debut.

Season one was set in a gaudy Los Angeles mansion, but in Season two the party has moved down to New Orleans for even more debauchery.

I recently had the chance to talk to Devine about the upcoming season, his love of [...]

The Many One-Season Sitcom and News Parodies of Comedy Central

On this installment of The Good, The Bad, and the Deeply Strange, I’ll be expanding my examination Comedy Central’s large quantity of television parodies. Having previously tackled their multitude of short-lived reality parodies and sketch shows, this time it’s all comedy versions of news and warped versions of sitcoms. First up: Sitcoms.

Comedy Central Orders a Late Night Talk Show Pilot Hosted by Kurt Braunohler

Former host of IFC's Bunk and upcoming star of the CC:Studios digital series Roustabout Kurt Braunohler might be getting his own late night talk show. Deadline reports that Comedy Central has ordered a pilot called Gettin' Some Strange with Kurt Braunohler, a late night talk show in which Braunohler "covers the strangest stories of the day, revealing just how beautifully insane our world actually is." Braunohler will also serve as executive producer alongside his writing partner Scotty Landes.

For more on Braunohler's current projects, check out our interview with him from last month.

Listen to the Premiere Episode of 'The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart'

The Daily Show now has its very own podcast. Comedy Central unveiled the premiere episode of The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart today, which will take Daily Show fans behind the scenes of the show with writers, producers, and correspondents and, as the title suggests, be a Jon Stewart-free podcast. Current head writer Elliott Kalan and correspondent Jessica Williams host the first episode with producer Sara Taksler, writer Jo Miller, and veteran Daily Show writer J.R. Havlan as guests. New episodes will premiere every week with rotating hosts; head over to The Daily Show's website to catch the first episode.

Check Out Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's Web Series 'Hack Into Broad City'

While you're waiting for Broad City's season 2 premiere to get here, Glazer and Jacobson have started a brand new web series on Comedy Central called Hack Into Broad City, and the first episode dropped today. It's a serious look at the technological and cultural ideas and exchanges the world shares in all thanks to the power of cereal.

Looking at Comedy Central's Weird and Hard-to-Categorize One-Season Shows

We’ve reached the end of The Good, The Bad, and the Deeply Strange, our examination of the many Comedy Central shows that lasted just one season. Like all these shows, it’s being put out to pasture after one series, because after dozens of shows, there are no more to watch. Catch up with our looks at reality shows, sketch shows, and parodies and sitcoms. I now present the outliers, the shows that didn’t really fit in the other categories. Animation, standup showcases, and game shows are represented here. Speaking of game shows, Comedy Central broadcast a bunch of one-season game shows that can’t be seen anywhere on [...]

Season 2 of 'Adam Devine's House Party' Will Feature Aparna Nancherla, Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal, and More

Adam Devine's House Party is returning for a second season on September 9th, and Comedy Central released the above sneak peek revealing Devine's latest party location, the very non-dead New Orleans. The season premiere will feature standup from Ian Karmel, Aparna Nancherla, and Brendan Lynch, then the show moves to its regular Thursday 12:30am slot on the 11th. Other comedians set to appear throughout the 10-episode season include Kurt Braunohler, Nikki Glaser, and Erik Griffin.

Nathan Fielder Wants More Women to Give Birth in Taxis in Tonight's 'Nathan for You'

Here's a sneak peek at tonight's new episode of Nathan for You, which follows Fielder as he attempts to help a struggling taxi service owner get the viral bump he needs with the help of as many pregnant women as possible.