Comedy Central Greenlights Three New Shows Deadline
Comedy Central announced three new series today, including one with the network's master of the roast, Jeff Ross, reports Deadline.com.
Ross will star in "The Burn," in which a group of comics will rip apart current events. According to Ross, "My mission is clear: To rip the world a new asshole one crack at a time. I can’t wait to get started."
The other two shows are "Review with Forrest MacNeil" and "Nathan For You." The former stars Andrew Daly in a 30-minute comedy that's based on the Australian show "Review With Myles Barlow." It's a take-off on a typical review show in which Daly, playing the title character, lives through difficult life experiences, then rates them like a critic.
According to Daly, “This show will be a great service to society. If you’re thinking about cheating on your spouse or murdering someone, please wait until we review it so you can avoid the pitfalls and enjoy the experience.”
"Nathan For You" is a docu-comedy starring Nathan Fielder, dealing with business. In a statement, Fielder said, “Picking up my show is a great move for Comedy Central. I wouldn’t be surprised if we see a major uptick in Viacom stock today.”