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Kroll Show: Season Two Renewal from Comedy Central

kroll show season twoComedy Central has ordered a second season of Kroll Show, their sketch comedy show that stars Nick Kroll. They’ve ordered 10 episodes this time.

The first season of eight episodes is currently airing on Wednesdays and is expected to finish airing on March 6th.

Here’s the press release:

AMAAAAZEEEEING NEWS FOR “KROLL SHOW!” COMEDY CENTRAL(R) RENEWS SKETCH SERIES FOR A SECOND SEASON

Network Orders 10 Episodes

Series Premiered to 1.2 Million Total Viewers and Was #1 Show in All of Television In Its Timeslot among Men 18-34 and Men 18-24

NEW YORK, January 30, 2013 – The “PubLIZity” girls can’t wait to spread this good news! COMEDY CENTRAL has renewed Nick Kroll’s sketch pop culture series “Kroll Show” for a second season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL. The second season of “Kroll Show,” which is executive produced and written by Kroll, John Levenstein (“Arrested Development”) and Jonathan Krisel (“Portlandia”), will consist of 10 episodes.

“Nick plays his characters with such comedic conviction, it’s become obvious he has a serious personality disorder,” said Alterman. “We hope another season will help him discover who he really is.”

“All of me are very excited,” said Kroll.

The premiere episode of “Kroll Show” on January 16 drew 1.4 million total viewers and was the #1 show in all of television on Wednesday in its 10:30 p.m. timeslot among Men 18-34 and Men 18-24. It was also #2 in cable with Men 18-34 and #3 in all of television with Men 18-24 on Wednesday night. Across the premiere and two encore replays that night, “Kroll Show” attracted over 2.0 million total viewers and 1.6 million People 18-49. (Source: Nielsen Media Research. 1/16/13. Most current data)

Known for his role as “Ruxin” in the FX comedy “The League,” along with his stand-up specials and roles on “Community,” “Childrens Hospital,” “Parks and Recreation” and “Portlandia,” among other credits, Nick Kroll returned to COMEDY CENTRAL as the creator/writer/star of “Kroll Show.” Not just a sketch show, the series is ultimately Kroll’s smart and absurd take on of-the-moment pop culture topics like internet life, professional sports, nightclub culture and the television landscape.

Fans of the show and of Kroll (@nickkroll) are treated to sketches featuring many of their favorite characters, including Kroll and Jenny Slate as two publicists both named Liz in the reality series “PubLIZity;” Kroll as “Bobby Bottleservice” and Jon Daly as his sidekick, “Peter Paparazzo;” “Aspen Bruckenheimer” and “Wendy” (a.k.a. the “Rich Dicks”); “Dr. Armand,” the premier canine plastic surgeon; and the incomparable “Fabrice Fabrice.” Guest stars from the first season included Fred Armisen, Andy Daly, Kathryn Hahn, Ed Helms, Rob Huebel, Andy Milonakis, John Mulaney, Chelsea Peretti and Adam Pally.

“Kroll Show” is executive produced and written by Kroll, John Levenstein (“Arrested Development”) and Jonathan Krisel (“Portlandia”), who is also directing. Jon Daly (“Happy Endings”) serves as Supervising Producer and actor in the series. Jim Sharp and Monika Zielinska are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

What do you think? Are you a fan of the sketch comedy series?

 

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pro December 31, 2013 at 6:44 pm

A rumor is spreading that Kroll has dad who pays off comedy central so his no good son stay out of his hair.

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Pete August 1, 2013 at 3:40 am

kroll show is best sketch comedy show ever and my favorite show to watch. every single moment is clever and hilarious. I can’t imagine that it isn’t obvious to Comedy Central “brass” that kroll show is cult classic material that will only grow in popularity and it must be renewed for years to come. if it was on Butt F Egypt Network I would find it and DVR it forever. come on Comedy Central. wtf!! this show IS the goods!

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Anonymous July 11, 2013 at 6:28 pm

I love this show. I think it’s so funny and so creative. The characters are hysterical and the fact that some of them stick around from episode to episode is great. Not to mention the cameo’s from other comedians. It’s really well done. I love Amy Schumer’s new show too but I like this one slightly better.

I’m tickled pink that there’s going to be a second season! Go Comedy Central!!

It’d be great if they would consistently air the replay of it right after the Colbert Report… that’s the only time slot where I could watch this.

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Anonymous June 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Kroll shows hilarious.. The worst show ive ever seen is the ben show, now thats even worse than futurama

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Blah May 15, 2013 at 1:41 am

This show sucks everyone i know agree. Jon benjamin has a van is better then that even nick swardson pretend time

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Dan April 26, 2013 at 6:06 am

how does a show with ratings like this at .93 million get renewed

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PB April 7, 2013 at 6:53 pm

this show is awful. comedy central’s standards have gone way downhill since chapelle left

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Davey Buttnugget March 27, 2013 at 10:41 pm

I hated The Krill Show at first. Then one day I was high as fuck, it came on, and it was amazing. I look forward to the new season.

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Ash March 20, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Love the show. Kroll is sexy and hilarious!!!

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Anthony March 14, 2013 at 11:12 am

Kroll show is hilarious if you actually listen to the script it is absolutely irate and insane. Each role he plays portrays some of the funniest comedy ive ever seen. if you dont like it, i advise u to watch the episodes ever; it is a lot to take in. once you realize the comedy and actually comprehend all of the personas it is incredibly amusing. love this show a lot

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Anonymous March 13, 2013 at 10:56 pm

Show is fantastic, he destroys mainstream ideas beautifully

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anonymous March 13, 2013 at 6:53 pm

what the fuck are you talking about? kroll is hillarious and you prbly dont get his jokes because 90% of people watchin his show are 10 years old, he makes fun of tv shows that every guy hates and everything he makes fun of is completely true and totally original. Its a new show, give it time and i assure you kroll will be one of the top shows on comedy central as it is pretty much already.

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Jt March 13, 2013 at 6:07 pm

This show is dolphinately awesome. There seems to be a lot of haters tho. I personally cant wait for season 2

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Anonymous February 5, 2013 at 2:00 am

Please tell me.this is a joke. Only way it got good ratings is because people were too baked after tosh, or workaholics to change the channel. The world is going straight douchebag. I would rather watch a group of bums have a soupkitchen in a prius. It’s not funny. How can this be?

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Roth62 February 1, 2013 at 2:05 am

How is this possible?? Kroll Show is so bad.

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