NEW YORK, December 15, 2010 — COMEDY CENTRAL has renewed the animated comedy series “Ugly Americans” for a second season,
it was announced today by Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development, COMEDY CENTRAL. The 14-episode new season of “Ugly Americans” will
premiere in June 2011.
“Ugly Americans” premiered on March 17, 2010 with 2.1 million total viewers and
has averaged 2 million total viewers over the course of its first season, which has seen the series become
the second most-watched show in all television on Wednesday nights among Men 18-24, behind only its lead-in,
Take the Big Apple, add every horrifying
beast, science-fiction freak and fantasy faerie, shake thoroughly and you’ve got “Ugly Americans.” The
series follows Mark Lilly (voiced by Matt Oberg), a social worker at the “Department of Integration,” as he
helps new citizens, both human and “other,” adapt to hectic life in New York City. There are easier tasks
than weaning vampires off blood, socializing land-whales and housebreaking werewolves, but Mark is up to the
challenge. Between his stressful job, a zombie roommate and a demon girlfriend, Mark’s lucky if he can sneak
in a few minutes of sleep. But who can sleep when there’s a drop-dead gorgeous mermaid sitting at the bar
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addition to Mark Lilly, the “Ugly Americans” cast features Randall Skeffington, Mark’s zombie roommate
(voiced by Kurt Metzger), Callie Maggotbone, Mark’s
demon boss and office fling (voiced by Natasha
Leggero), Leonard Powers, an aging drunken wizard (voiced by Randy Pearlstein), Twayne, a terrorizing
demonic bureaucrat (voiced by Michael-Leon Wooley) and Lt. Grimes (voiced by Larry Murphy), a law-enforcement
network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a
registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet
address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and
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