Programming

Comedy Central Expands Snapchat Programming Slate

Cable net’s Discover channel gets nine new series 3/30/2016 4:30 PM Eastern

Comedy Central is expanding its Discover channel on Snapchat with a slate of original series created exclusively for the digital platform.

 

The network announced renewals for Quickie With Nikki, its most popular Snapchat series, which will return April 19, as well as Swag-a-Saurus With James DavisLike It With Liza and Hot Takes With Brandon Wardell. It also has greenlit nine new series encompassing animation, sketch, stand-up, reality and late night.

 

The new series are the comedian-focused 7 Mins in Purgatory, animal facts-rich Animal-Lolz, animated Bert’s Dreams, competition series spoof Deadliest Chef, sketch series Guber Pool, time traveling Messages From the Future, the Hudson Brothers’ animated series The Lounge, Mike Lawrence’s You’re Wrong, and an untitled late night series from Emily Candini and Dave Horwitz.

 

Snapchat Discover launched in January 2015, offering snackable clips from entertainment outlets.

 

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.

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