Comedy Central® Renews "The Jeselnik Offensive" And "Nathan For You"

     Comedy Central® Renews "The Jeselnik Offensive" And "Nathan For You"

"The Jeselnik Offensive" Is Executive Produced by Jeselnik, Tom Johnson,
Krysia Plonka and Christie Smith with a Second Season Set to Premiere in July

"Nathan for You" Is Executive Produced by Fielder, Michael Koman and Dave
Kneebone and a Second Season is Set to Premiere in 2014

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 26, 2013

NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --COMEDY CENTRAL is doubling down on
Anthony Jeselnik and Nathan Fielder. The network has renewed "The Jeselnik
Offensive" and "Nathan for You" for second seasons, it was announced today by
Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY
CENTRAL. "The Jeselnik Offensive" is executive produced by Jeselnik, head
writer Tom Johnson, Krysia Plonka and Mosaic's Christie Smith. Ten new
episodes are set to begin in July. "Nathan for You"' is executive produced by
Fielder, Michael Koman and Dave Kneebone. Ten new episodes will premiere in

"Anthony and Nathan share dashing good looks and razor-sharp wit," said
Alterman. "One of them is also a humanitarian."

"Sounds good," said Fielder.

"I don't know what joke Kent Alterman attempted in this press release, but I'm
sure it's terrible," said Jeselnik.

Premiering in February, "The Jeselnik Offensive" has unleashed Jeselnik's
wicked take on must-see news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit and
the places we all troll for the darker, more shocking and lurid stories.
Recurring segments include "Sacred Cow," during which Jeselnik takes on
topics too sensitive to make a joke about, and then makes a bunch of jokes
about, such as "cancer," "missing children" and "bullying," as well as
audience-participation games including "Search and Destroy,""Black Name
Spelling Bee" and "Which Kind of Asian is This?"

Each episode also features two guest panelists to further bash pop culture and
gleefully rip the veil of sanctity from off-limit topics in segments like
"Best Worst Thing" and "Latino Voices," as well as making Twitter a better
place with "Defending Your Tweet." Panelists from the first season have
included Aziz Ansari, Billy Eichner, Abby Elliott, Pete Holmes, Nick Kroll,
Jason Matzoukas, T.J. Miller, John Mulaney, Kristen Schaal and Amy Schumer.
Jim Sharp and Monika Zielinska are the Executives in Charge of Production for

In the docu-reality comedy "Nathan for You," which also premiered in February,
Nathan Fielder uses his real-life business degree and prior real-life
experiences to help struggling companies with strategies that no traditional
business consultant would dare to attempt. Whether he's coming up with ideas
to create buzz for a yogurt shop by introducing a "poo" flavored offering,
finding a legal way for a gas station to charge $1.75 per gallon and still
make money, or creating a world-wide sensation with a viral video of a pig
rescuing a goat to boost attendance at a petting zoo, Nathan goes as far as it
takes to make his ideas come to life. But because of his unorthodox approach,
his sincere efforts to do good don't always work out how he'd hoped and often
draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for. Jim
Sharp and Jack Herrguth are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY

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