The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Comedy Central’s digital studio, CC: Studios, has picked up six new digital comedies and renewed three others.
The announcement is part of a massive development initiative from CC: Studios, which aims to distribute content across a variety of mediums including Comedy Central Radio, Comedy Central Records, CC: Direct and more.
“This slate represents an evolution of Comedy Central’s development process, collaborating across departments as we work with an incredible roster of talented comedians to create shareable content,” said CC: Studios head Allison Kingsley.
Here’s a rundown of the new shows, taken from The Hollywood Reporter’s announcmeent:
• Biatches (working title): Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov (Punk’d, Good Vibes) wrote and star in this animated series about bad girls kicked out of middle school and forced to attend the special education students program, which isn’t going to stop them from wreaking their raunchy brand of havoc.
• Idiotsitter: Charlotte Newhouse and Jillian Bell (Workaholics) created and star in a show about a straight-and-narrow young woman (Newhouse) who is hired to babysit a mega-rich woman child (Bell) who has been left alone in her daddy’s mansion under house arrest.
• The Midnight Beast: Ashley Horne, Dru Wakely and Stefan Abingdon are hip-hop comedy group The Midnight Beast. Already blowing up in the U.K. and on YouTube for their parody music videos, the guys are ready to leap across the pond and partner with CC: Studios.
• Pixelheads: CC:Studios has partnered with GameTrailers to produce and distribute a video game focused animated sketch series. Segments feature Steve Agee, Rich Fulcher, Jordan Morris, Ron Funches, Brent Morin, Peter Giles, Andrew Bachelor, H. Michael Croner and Matt Cook.
• Strong Island: Creators and co-stars Jon Gabrus and Justin Tyler portray two brothers living at home with their mom on Long Island. The series is part of a multiplatform deal Gabrus and Tyler inked with Comedy Central. The cast also includes Artemis Pebdani (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Kevin “Dot Com” Brown (30 Rock).
• Untitled Kurt Braunohler: The untitled Kurt Braunohler project is a multiformat interview show where each guest is interviewed gonzo-style in unexpected locations.
The six new series will join second seasons of Bro-Dependent, This Is Not Happening and The Walsh Brothers’ Great & Secret Comedy Show on CC: Studios roster of digital programming.