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HBO Renews 'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley'

HBO announced today that they've renewed their Sunday night comedies Veep and Silicon Valley for another season each. This will mark a fourth season for Veep and a second for Silicon Valley.

This is an early renewal for both shows, meaning HBO has a lot of faith in them. Veep and Silicon Valley, which are both critically-acclaimed and do well in the ratings, are only three weeks into airing their current seasons.

CBS Renews 'Two and a Half Men', 'The Millers', 'Mom', '2 Broke Girls', and 'Mike & Molly'

CBS today announced the early renewal of 18 shows, including five comedies, for the 2014-2015 season. The five renewed comedies are veteran series Two and a Half Men, 2 Broke Girls, and Mike & Molly and new shows The Millers, starring Will Arnett, and Mom, starring Anna Faris. The Big Bang Theory received a massive three-season renewal from the network yesterday, so producer Chuck Lorre still has four sitcoms on the network.

This leaves the Robin Williams-Sarah Michelle Gellar series The Crazy Ones and the upcoming midseason sitcoms Friends with Better Lives and Bad Teacher as the only comedies CBS has yet to renew. How I Met Your Mother [...]

Amy Poehler Announces 'Broad City' Has Been Renewed for Season 2

During her interview on Late Night's debut episode, Amy Poehler announced that Broad City — Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's new Comedy Central series that Poehler executive produces — has been picked up for a second season. THR confirms the news today, reporting that the new season will, once again, consist of 10 episodes. This renewal is a hopeful indication for Poehler's upcoming projects and development deal with NBC, through which she's currently developing the Natasha Lyonne-starring series Old Soul. As for the Broad City creators and stars, it's some well-deserved good news before they kick off their live tour next week.

'Parks and Recreation' Renewed for Seventh Season

At a Television Critics Association panel over the weekend, NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt was pressed about whether or not Parks and Rec would be returning for another season. While he said he was initially "bullish" on the show's chances, Greenblatt eventually said: "I'm going out on a limb: Parks and Recreation is going to have a seventh season." No news how many episodes it will be or whether or not it'll make the series' final season, and according to NBC entertainment president Jennifer Salke, the decision does not affect whether or not Community will also get a new season pickup. Considering Parks is losing two big characters next [...]

TBS Renews 'The Pete Holmes Show' for 13 Weeks

TBS announced today that they've renewed their late night series The Pete Holmes Show for 13 more weeks. The show, which is on a short hiatus currently, will return with new episodes on February 24th. The Conan O-Brien-produced half-hour talk show, which premiered in October, will continue to air at midnight Monday through Thursday after Conan. The renewal, a short order in the late night world, will see Pete Holmes Show continuing into the summer.

"The first 28 episodes were a joy to make, and I'm so thrilled we get to keep going," Holmes said in a statement. "We have so much more we want to do, and I'm [...]

FXX Renews 'It's Always Sunny' for Two Seasons

Cable network FXX is keeping It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia around for a while. FXX renewed Always Sunny for two seasons, which will keep the show on the air through 2017, THR reports. The order is for an 11th and 12th season of the show, which will be 10 episodes each. The show had already been renewed for its upcoming 10th season, which premieres in January.The renewal will make Always Sunny the longest-running live-action sitcom in cable history, and it will tie My Three Sons to become the second longest-running live-action sitcom in all of television.

FXX's parent network, FX, has also signed Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and [...]

'The Big Bang Theory' Gets a Triple Season Renewal

Big Bang fans can now rest easy knowing that they'll be getting new episodes at least until after we elect our next president. According to Variety, the smash hit CBS sitcom has been officially given a triple season renewal through the 2016-2017 season. Some of the main cast members — including recent SNL host Jim Parsons — are currently in the middle of contract renewal negotiations. "Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television," CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said in a statement. Big Bang drew its highest ratings yet this season (its seventh), averaging [...]

Showtime Renews 'Shameless' and 'House of Lies'

Showtime announced this morning the renewal of two of the network's comedy-dramas, House of Lies and Shameless, for another season. Both shows debuted their current seasons in January and are currently airing new episodes on Sunday nights. The renewal will mark the fifth season for Shameless, starring William H. Macy, and the fourth for Don Cheadle-led House of Lies. Both new seasons will be 12 episodes long and are expected to debut in 2015.

Adult Swim Renews 'China, IL' for Season 3

Adult Swim announced today that they've renewed the animated comedy China, IL for a third season. There's no word yet on when Season 3 is expected to premiere or how many episodes long it'll be, but production is set to begin later this year.

Created by Brad Neely, China, IL follows a bunch of unruly teachers at America's worst college. Season 2 saw the show expanding from 15 to 30 minutes and its ratings improving. Hannibal Buress joined China, IL's voice cast, which also includes Neely, Greta Gerwig, Hulk Hogan, Jeffrey Tambor, and Chelsea Peretti, for the second season.

Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars' Renewed for Season 3, Coming January 2nd

Jerry Seinfeld's web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has been renewed by Crackle for a six-episode third season, which will premiere January 2nd. Guests will be announced next week. Past seasons have included guests like David Letterman, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Larry David, Seth Meyers, and Michael Richards. We know that Louis C.K. will be doing the new season, and that's it for now.

Check out a teaser trailer for the new season featuring the mysterious voices of the guests below:

IFC Renews 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' and 'The Birthday Boys'

IFC announced today that they've renewed both Comedy Bang! Bang! and The Birthday Boys for another season. The network has given an order for an expanded fourth season of Comedy Bang! Bang!, featuring a whopping 40 episodes expected to premiere in 2015. Season two of The Birthday Boys will consist of 10 episodes and premiere in late 2014.

Here are a couple clips from the most recent season of each show to get you prepped for all the new episodes:

Fox Renews 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'The Mindy Project,' and 'New Girl'

It looks like Fox has a lot of confidence in its current comedy slate, if its early season renewal news from Friday is any indication. According to Deadline, the network has renewed New Girl, The Mindy Project, and the Golden Globe-winning freshman sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine for fourth, third, and second seasons, respectively. While it's not very common for networks to hand out early renewals before airing pilots — especially for ratings strugglers like Mindy and Brooklyn — Fox has begun a new approach to pilot season, so this move may be part of that bigger push.

Adult Swim Renews Dan Harmon's 'Rick and Morty' for Season 2

Community creator Dan Harmon's new series, the animated Adult Swim sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty, has been renewed for a second season. Adult Swim has yet to confirm the renewal, but one of the writers who was added for Season 2, Matt Roller (Community), posted a picture of the show's Season 2 writing staff on Twitter earlier this week that has since been removed. There's no word on how many episodes the new season will be.

Co-created by Harmon and Justin Roiland and loosely based on Roiland's failed Channel 101 pilot and subsequent web series The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti, it's a Back to the Future-esque story about [...]

'Girls' Renewed for a Fourth Season

The third season of Girls hasn't even premiered yet, but that hasn't stopped Lena Dunham's hit show from earning a fourth season on HBO. According to THR, the next season will begin filming this spring and air in 2015, so the future of the Girls thinkpiece is now secure for at least another year.