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Twitter-Based Variety Show, Animated Robot Series and ‘Auto-Tune the News’ Sitcom on Comedy Central’s Development Slate

Dec 7, 2011  •  Post A Comment

Comedy Central today unveiled its current development slate, with a lineup of diverse projects on tap, Multichannel News reports.

Comedian Rob Delaney’s Twitter feed is the basis for “@Rob Delaney,” a variety effort that includes videos and remote guests. Another comedian, Eugene Mirman, is the focus of a sketch show, “Eugene!,” about a TV network. The network also has the previously announced buddy sketch comedy series “My Mans” in the works.

Matt Braunger, another comedian, has a single-camera sitcom, “Braunger,” on the way, and the “Auto-Tune the News” creators are the focal point of “Gregory Brothers.” Another comedy, “Nathan for You,” comes from writer and comedian Nathan Fielder, the story notes.

The story reports: “The net has ‘Overloaded,’ a comedic short-form look at the world of social media; the previously announced ‘Review,’ about a critic who reviews the most difficult life experiences by living them; and the animated ‘Robots,’ about a group of household electronics who plot to take over the world.”

Other projects include “The Burn” with Jeff Ross; and “Trip Tank,” an animated anthology.

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