NEW YORK, October 25, 2011 – Raise a glass and give a toast to the hardly-working man.
third season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, head of original programming and
production COMEDY CENTRAL. Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck
will return to work next year for the new season of all-new episodes.
“It’s such an honor to be able to keep Workaholics’ going,” said Alterman. “We feel like
the show is one, big public service announcement, teaching the youth of America how to
engage with the workplace.”
“We’re beyond excited to get working on season three,” said Anderson, Devine, Holm and Newacheck. “Unless it’s gonna be hard work – we hate work.”
“Workaholics” has been on a roll since its second season premiere on September 20, averaging 2.1 million total viewers per week. The first five episodes of this season have garnered a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating (up +35% vs. season one), a 3.5 Men 18-34 rating (up +36%) and a 4.4 Men 18-24 rating (up +39%). Across its second season, “Workaholics” has been #1 in all of television in its timeslot (10:30-11:00 p.m.) with Men 18-34 and Men 18-24 and #2 in all of television with Men 18-24 on Tuesday nights behind “Tosh.0.” (Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + SD data. 10/19/11.)
From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy,
“Workaholics” is a single camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as
telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. 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…
Connor Pritchard, the series stars Anderson, Devine and Holm and is directed by Newacheck.
Kevin Etten serves as the show runner.
Web site features a wealth of video content including, show clips, exclusive video, cast
show nights. The “Workaholics” Facebook page is updated daily throughout
the season and fans can follow the show’s tumblr at workaholics.tumblr.com, featuring exclusive
photos, videos and updates. In addition, mobile will feature a WAP site loaded with video
content and periodic SMS challenges.
“Workaholics” is executive produced by Mail Order Comedy, Etten, 5th Year’s Russo and
Pritchard, Avalon Television’s Richard Allen-Turner, David Martin, Jon Thoday and Isaac
Horne as well as Gigapix Studios David Pritchard and co-executive produced by Avalon’s Dan
Lubetkin. Seth Cohen and Jackie Phillips are the executives in charge of production for
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