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Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, John Mulaney, and More Show Up in the Season 3 'Kroll Show' Trailer

Kroll Show's third and final season premieres on Comedy Central January 13th, and in case you missed last night's season preview, the network released a trailer today that includes new and returning Kroll Show friends Jenny Slate, Jon Daly, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Peretti, Seth Rogen, Casey Wilson, Nathan Fielder, Andy Milonakis, and more. Considering Kroll told Vulture yesterday that he "wanted to feel like we were going out with the best work that we've done," it looks like we can expect this season to reach some pretty epic heights.

'Kroll Show's Second Season Evolves Into "Sketch-uational Comedy"

As far as character showcases go, it doesn't get much more elaborate than Kroll Show.

When Nick Kroll's sketch series on Comedy Central returned for its second season in January, it was clear that he had set his sights firmly on the pseudo-celebrity culture of reality television, with a lineup of characters inspired by the most despicable monsters that crawled out of the Jersey Shore and Real Housewives muck: the Guido womanizer Bobby Bottleservice, the psychopathic publicists of "PubLIZity," the man-child toilet-baby C-Czar, the self-destructively vain Rich Dicks, etc. But if the first season served to introduce the freakshow, the second season unleashed them out into [...]

'Kroll Show' Season 2: Good TV Making Fun of Bad TV

The second season of Kroll Show premieres tonight on Comedy Central, and by the looks of things, Nick Kroll has no intention of changing course. When the first season debuted a year ago, the series appeared to be a showcase of Kroll's larger-than-life characters, like Bobby Bottleservice, who at that point had already been pushing his roofie necklace on us in online videos for months. Indeed, his characters were the centerpiece of the show, but rather than growing thin throughout the eight-episode season, they delivered the goods. That's because Kroll's characters don't exist for their own sakes — they're vehicles for the show's bigger target: reality television and the [...]

The 'Kroll Choice Awards' Was the Only Awards Show That Mattered Last Night

Apparently there was some kind of awards show on CBS last night, but it probably wasn't as entertaining as the 39th annual Kroll Choice Awards. To promote the season 2 premiere next Tuesday, Kroll Show made a pile of clips that perfectly take on all the awards show tropes and clichés we've come to expect. Click through to watch all the fake winners and losers.

Talking to Jon Daly About 'Betas', 'Kroll Show', and Being Friends With Kenny G

As a longtime improviser, Jon Daly has entertained countless UCB audiences, been featured on sketch series like Human Giant and Kroll Show, and created such memorable Comedy Bang! Bang! staples as Bill Cosby Bukowski and Mall McCartney. As 30something programmer Hobbes on the new Amazon comedy Betas, Jon Daly has thus far purchased a robot vagina, carried around a frozen dead cat in a bag, and bared more skin than any given character on Game of Thrones. One of those sets of achievements may not sound as impressive as the other, but Daly imbues his burnout Betas character with genuine pathos, and has quickly established himself as the strongest [...]

Nick Kroll Reveals 'Kroll Show's Third Season Will Be Its Last

Sad news for Nick Kroll fans: Kroll Show's third season premieres on Comedy Central January 13th, and in a new interview with Vulture today, Kroll officially announced that the show will end after season 3. Kroll and Comedy Central hadn't planned to end the show until, according to Kroll, "it just became clear that we wrapped up a lot of the stories and characters that we had created, and felt like we had brought a number of them to their natural conclusion. So, as opposed to stringing out more seasons, we wanted to feel like we were going out with the best work that we’ve done."

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Nick Kroll Announces the Third Season Renewal of 'Kroll Show' on 'Late Night'

Near the end of his interview with Seth Meyers, Nick Kroll made the wonderful announcement that his Comedy Central series Kroll Show has been renewed for a third season. Comedy Central may not have been crazy for the whole "cake train" idea, but thankfully they're going to let Kroll and crew spend their budget on bizarre and unexplainable opening sketches for at least one more year.

Talking to Nick Kroll about ‘Kroll Show’ Season 2 and "Sketch-uational Comedy"

The second season of Kroll Show, which premieres tonight, brings back tons of popular characters from the first season with the return of sketches like “PubLIZity,” “Rich Dicks,” and “Too Much Tuna.” The focus on building characters and telling stories separates Kroll Show from other sketch shows on air, which caused Seth Meyers’ to coin the term “sketch-uational comedy" when discussing the show.The audience becomes invested in the storylines of the characters as the show masterfully connects the sketches together, which will be extra exciting to see this season since Pretty Liz is pregnant and Dr. Armond is arrested for murder. While Nick Kroll himself stars in nearly all of [...]

Watch This Star-Studded Trailer for 'Kroll Show' Season 2

The second season of Kroll Show premieres January 14th on Comedy Central and will feature a huge amount of funny people if this two-minute trailer is any indication. Seth Rogen, Zach Galifianakis, Chelsea Peretti, Craig Robinson, Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Lizzy Caplan, Jenny Slate, Will Forte, and a very anti-semitic Amy Poehler are just ten of the people who show up in this clip, so it's probably safe to say that season two will be awesome.

'Kroll Show' Season 2 Premieres January 14th; 'Inside Amy Schumer' Season 2 Premieres April 1st

Earlier this year, Comedy Central renewed Kroll Show for a second season, and we've learned that Season 2 will be premiering on Tuesday, January 14th. The sketch show's second season will be 10 episodes long, two more than the show was given for its inaugural year.

Inside Amy Schumer will also be returning with new episodes in 2014, with the second season slated to air Tuesday, April 1st, at 10:30pm, Comedy Central announced. The new season of Schumer will also be 10 episodes long and will feature guest stars Paul Giamatti, Parker Posey, Zach Braff, Josh Charles, Janeane Garofalo, Chrissy Teigen, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Artie [...]

Sketch Anatomy: John Levenstein Goes Behind the Scenes of 'Kroll Show's "Niece Denise"

Welcome to our new column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's installment of Sketch Anatomy we spoke with John Levenstein, who has written for The Life & Times of Tim and Arrested Development (behind AD episodes like "Top Banana" and "Good Grief") and is currently co-creator, writer, and executive producer of Comedy Central's Kroll Show. Levenstein chose to take us behind the scenes of one of [...]

Follow Friday: @nanglish (Christine Nangle)

A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your RTs and favs. Each Friday we feature one person whose consistent short-form online humor deserves your attention and to be on your Twitter feed.

This week, we're recommending the Twitter feed of Christine Nangle. She's an experienced sketch writer who currently writes for Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and Kroll Show and wrote for SNL from 2009 to 2012. Nangle [...]

What's on TV This Week: Season Premieres for 'Archer', 'Kroll Show', and 'Chozen'

The second week of 2014 will be an eventful one in the world of TV comedy. Archer and Kroll Show both return with new seasons this week. Kroll Show's star-studded second season, featuring guest appearances from folks like Seth Rogen, Zach Galifianakis, Chelsea Peretti, and Amy Poehler, debuts tomorrow, while Archer's fifth season sees the show turn all the main characters from spies to cocaine dealers in Latin America.

Archer will be followed by the series premiere of Chozen, a new animated comedy from the producers of Eastbound & Down and Archer, about a gay rapper voiced by SNL's Bobby Moynihan. On top of that, Saturday Night Live returns [...]

'Kroll Show' Season 2 Guests Include Katy Perry, Will Forte, and More

Comedy Central announced a bunch of guest stars for the upcoming second season of Kroll Show today. Katy Perry, Will Forte, Craig Robinson, Pete Holmes, Jordan Peele, Jon Heder, and Bill Burr will all be popping up on the show, alongside returning guests Chelsea Peretti, Adam Pally, Nathan Fielder, John Mulaney, Andy Daly, Jason Mantzoukas, Jenny Slate, Jon Daly, and Andy Milonakis. As we reported previously, Kroll Show season 2 starts up Tuesday, January 14th at 10:30pm. The new season will be 11 episodes long, three more than last year.