Drunk History

SBS gets Drunk from Comedy Central

SBS has picked up several Comedy Central titles, including the UK version of Drunk History. The Australian public broadcaster has acquired the show from distributor Viacom International Media Networks. The show sees comedians plied with alcohol before relaying their version of a well-known historical tale. The original US version, recently greenlity for a third season, […]

Comedy Central UK adapts comedy format

Comedy Central UK has commissioned a local version of comedy format Drunk History. Following a pilot episode, Viacom International Media Networks confirmed the local remake of the US show, which went out via the Funny or Die website. Each episode sees a comedian get drunk and tell a true story they are passionate about. Johnny […]

Comedy Central UK pilots US Drunk History

The UK Comedy Central channel is piloting a local version of Comedy Central US series Drunk History. In the show, two comedians get drunk and tell a true historical tale as other comedians and actors perform the story they are relaying. Dustin Demri-Burns, Tom Rosenthal, Mat Horne and Rob Beckett will all appear in the […]

Jack Black making web series Ghost Ghirls for Yahoo

Actor Jack Black and the US division of Shine are teaming to make web comedy series Ghost Ghirls. The twelve-episode digital series, which was originally slated for US cable net Syfy, will debut next spring on ISP Yahoo!’s Yahoo! Screen service. It will be made by Black’s Electric Dynamite Productions and Shine America. Black will […]