Comedy Central has announced 11 new original web series to be launched during 2007 on comedycentral.com.
From the Comedy Central Press Release:
“The Watch List”: (8-10 episodes) This series features stand-up comedy and sketches based on the acts of some of the funniest Muslim-American comedians. Created and produced by Dean Obeidallah and Max Brooks (Emmy- winning writer for “Saturday Night Live”), this is the first show by a major media company to feature an exclusive Muslim-American line-up.
“Judge Fudge”: (6 episodes): A spin-off of COMEDY CENTRAL’s animated hit “Drawn Together,” this animated show follows up on Judge Fudge after his partner is killed in an explosion, and he has to take the law into his own delicious hands. He soon discovers that his partner was on the take and decides to go undercover to bust the Columbians responsible. After a shoot- out, Judge Fudge learns it was actually his corrupt Police Captain who orchestrated the whole thing to try and kill Judge Fudge! Now it’s up to Judge Fudge to stop the Captain and save the day… if he has time, that is. He’s very busy being delicious. From Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser, the executive producers and creators of COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Drawn Together.”
“Guacamole”: (6 episodes) A character-based comedy centered around a tub of Guacamole and his best friend, a can of Minestrone soup. Written and voiced by Michael Blieden and Matt Price. All episodes are directed by Blieden.
“Monsters”: (6 episodes) This animated series centers on four recognizable monsters that all live in the same castle, and explores how the monsters deal with the real world… and how the real world deals with them. “Monsters” is written by Paul Rodenburg.
“Super Special Dog”: (6 episodes) An animated show about a canine superhero that is, well … “special”. Written, directed and animated by Ken McIntyre.
“Window Seat”:(6 episodes) An animated series about a put-upon business traveler and the various weirdos who sit next to him on the plane. From the animation company Radical Axis (credits include “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” and COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Freak Show”).
“That’s My Daughter”: (4 episodes) Music videos from the band “That’s My Daughter,” who fuse comedy with its natural partner: 1980s-era rock ballads. From creators Ron Eigen, Pat DeLuca, and Owen Benjamin. Produced by Matt Schuler and Levity Entertainment.
“Stephen & Steven”: (6 episodes) From creators Tim Heidecker & Eric Wareheim (“Tom Goes to the Mayor”), an animated show about Siamese twins who are attached at the groin and obsessed with Internet dating. “Racist Travel Agents”: (6 episodes) This live-action show stars the world’s most upbeat and excited team of married travel experts, Dixie and Dante Whiskers (Arden Myrin and Michael Hitchcock), who also happen to be unbelievably racist.
“Crash Course In Comedy”: (8-10 episodes) comedycentral.com is schooling its users. Each episode is a lesson in stand-up for beginners and viewers at home will have the chance to ultimately submit/upload their “final project,” – their very own stand-up set.
“Awesome Friends”: (6 episodes) A super hero dog and cat team try to save the world before they kill each other. They also really need to pay their rent. Created and animated by Wade Randolph.
With those additions, it brings the total amount of shows offered on the Comedy Central Broadband service to 25 originals.