Comedy Central has announced that season five of Workaholics and season two of Broad City will kick off on Wednesday, January 14th, at 10pm.
Here are the details:
THIS TIME IT’S PERSONNEL… THE FIFTH SEASON OF “WORKAHOLICS” PREMIERES ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14 AT 10:00 P.M.
Guest Stars This Season Include Curtis Armstrong, Tim Bagley, Jack Black, Dolph Lundgren, Jerry O’Connell, Alan Ritchson, Michael Urie and Amy Yasbeck
Fans Can Visit comedycentral.com for Exclusive Video Content and Behind-The-Scenes Footage
NEW YORK, December 4, 2014 – Coworkers and roommates “Adam,” “Blake” and “Ders” have returned to work and are ready to party! The super-fresh Comedy Central(R) hit scripted series “Workaholics” kicks off its fifth season on Wednesday, January 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the second season premiere of “Broad City” at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
This season the guys create more chaos in Rancho Cucamonga as they help “Ders” get even with an old high school swim rival, organize an office ditch day at their house, start a front yard wrestling league to pay the rent, recruit new employees at a college job fair, compete in an inter-office blood drive and help “Adam” say goodbye to the single life in proper style. Returning for the fifth season are TelAmeriCorp officemates “Jillian” (Jillian Bell), “Alice” (Maribeth Monroe) and “Montez” (Erik Griffin), along with their drug-dealing friend “Karl” (Kyle Newacheck). Special guest appearances this season include Curtis Armstrong, Tim Bagley, Jack Black, Dolph Lundgren, Jerry O’Connell, Alan Ritchson, Michael Urie and Amy Yasbeck.
Over its fourth season, “Workaholics” averaged 2 million total viewers and was the highest-rated series in its timeslot across all of cable among Men 18-34 and Men 18-24. A favorite among young guys, the series was the second highest-rated show in prime on cable on its air nights with Men 18-34 and #1 with Men 18-24. “Workaholics was on the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings Top 5 ranker every Wednesday last season. (Source: Nielsen Media Research. Period: season 4: 1/22/14 – 4/16/14, Wed 10P-10:30P. Premiere episodes only. Competitive Rank: 3 telecast minimum. Most current data)
“Workaholics” is a single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9 and party together 24/7. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day… even if they don’t know what day it is.
The “Workaholics” Web site features a wealth of video content including show clips, exclusive video, cast interviews and behind-the-scenes action. The guys are active on Twitter (@UncleBlazer, @ADAMDEVINE, @ders808, @kylenewacheck), live tweeting each week on show nights. The “Workaholics” Facebook page is updated daily throughout the season and fans can follow the show on Twitter @WorkaholicsCC and on tumblr at workaholics.tumblr.com, featuring exclusive photos, videos and updates. In addition, the mobile site will be loaded with video content and periodic SMS challenges.
“Workaholics” will be available in SD and HD the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, Sony Entertainment Network, Vudu, Verizon Flexview and Google Play.
“Workaholics” was co-created by Mail Order Comedy’s Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck. The series stars Anderson, Devine and Holm and is directed by Newacheck. Executive Producers include Mail Order Comedy, Kevin Etten, Avalon Television’s Richard Allen-Turner, David Martin, Jon Thoday and Isaac Horne. Jim Sharp and Rachel Olson 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).
THE BROADS OF NEW YORK CITY RETURN! SEASON TWO OF ABBI JACOBSON AND ILANA GLAZER’S “BROAD CITY” PREMIERES ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Series Regulars Include Jacobson, Glazer, Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro, Paul Downs, John Gemberling, Chris Gethard and Stephen Schneider
Season Two Guest Stars Include Bob Balaban, Aidy Bryant, Patricia Clarkson, Susie Essman, Janeane Garolfalo, Kumail Nanjiani, Kelly Ripa, Seth Rogen, Amy Ryan, Alia Shawkat and David Wain
“Broad City” Season One Currently Available in the CC App for Authenticated Users and will be Available without Authentication from January 5-21
Season One DVD Available Now In Stores and Online
Fans Can Visit cc.com/broadcity for Season Two Episode Previews and Highlights
NEW YORK, December 4, 2014 – The long wait is almost over! “Broad City” is coming back with a new season of ten episodes that will see Abbi and Ilana dealing with a slew of everyday challenges and adventures as they live their lives in New York City, including: Abbi’s Bed, Bath And Beyond obsession; technology overload; a special romance; Ilana’s family; and holding down their jobs at Soulstice and Deals, Deals, Deals. The season two premiere of “Broad City” debuts on Wednesday, January 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, following the season five premiere of “Workaholics.”
Courtesy of the collective brains of and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, “Broad City” is an odd couple comedy about two best friends navigating their twenties in New York City whose adventures always lead down unexpected and outlandish paths. They’re broke, flawed and don’t shy away from the sticky situations NYC throws at them – they dive right into the muck. But no matter how bad it gets, these young broads are always down with whatever hits them.
Joining Jacobson and Glazer as series regulars are Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro, Paul Downs, John Gemberling, Chris Gethard and Stephen Schneider.
Described as “one of this season’s best new comedies” by Rolling Stone, their dynamic relationship, combined with their impeccable comedic timing and chemistry, has earned Jacobson and Glazer universal praise from fans and critics alike, including nominations for “Best Comedy Series” by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association and Logo’s “New Now Next Awards.”
In the season two premiere entitled “In Heat,” featuring guest stars Seth Rogen and Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi and Ilana try to survive the sultry, sweaty days of New York City, hunt down an air conditioner, and find a last minute birthday gift for Lincoln.
The second season of “Broad City” is executive produced by Jacobson and Glazer, along with Amy Poehler, 3 Arts’ Dave Becky, Avalon’s Sam Saifer and Jax Media’s Tony Hernandez. Eric Slovin serves as Co-Executive Producer. Brooke Posch is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
For a sneak peak at the new season and to catch up with Abbi and Ilana in the “Hack Into Broad City” web series, fans can go to the “Broad City” website and ‘like’ the show on Facebook to see new preview clips leading up to the January 14th premiere. Currently in the middle of the sold out “Broad City Live” tour, Abbi and Ilana are documenting every stop on the “Broad City” Instagram and Tumblr profiles.
As season two rolls out, fans can get even more with a new digital series featuring Abbi’s boss at Soulstice called “Body By Trey” and a series of video diaries from Ilana’s Deals, Deals, Deals desk mate Nicole. Episodes from “Broad City’s” second season will be available in SD and HD the day after premiere on iTunes, Xbox Video, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and the Sony Entertainment Network.
The complete first season of “Broad City” is currently available in the Comedy Central App for authenticated users and will be available for all users from January 5 through January 21. The “Broad City” season one DVD is available on Amazon and at major retailers through Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. Bonus features include outtakes and deleted scenes, video commentary on select episodes, a behind-the-scenes photo gallery and a printed illustrated map of “Broad City” featuring some of the favorite spots from the show, hand drawn by Jacobson.
What do you think? Do you plan to watch the new seasons of either of these shows?