COMEDY CENTRAL® RENEWS DETROITERS FOR A SECOND SEASON

  • Executive Produced, Created and Written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin and Executive Produced by Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer
  • Second Season Set to Premiere in 2018

NEW YORK, March 20, 2017 – The ad men of the Motor City keep their creativity flowing as Comedy Central has renewed Detroiters for a second season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. Executive produced, created and written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis, and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer, the second season will launch next year.

“Sam and Tim’s sweet, goofy friendship is so infectious, we’ve noticed people being nicer to each other,” said Alterman. “Perhaps we’ll set season two in D.C.”

The Hollywood Reporter praised Detroiters as “savvy and funny in many ways…Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson and the city of Detroit shine…” The series, currently in its first season airing Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, stars real life best friends Sam Richardson, from Detroit, and Tim Robinson, from Metro Detroit, as small-time ad men in the Motor City. Whatever they do, they do it together. And no matter what happens, Sam and Tim’s love for each other and their city never wavers. Jason Sudeikis appears in a narrative arc as a successful Chrysler brand executive whom Richardson and Robinson relentlessly pursue in an effort to land their first big-time client. Season one guest stars include Obba Babatunde, Michael Che, Comedian CP, Steve Higgins, Richard Karn, Rick Mahorn, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin Nash, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Cecily Strong, Trick Trick, George Wallace and Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Monika Zielinska and Rachel Olson are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

Season one episodes of Detroiters are available via cc.com on the day each new episode premieres to fans who authenticate via their cable or satellite provider, as well as via the Comedy Central App. In addition, they are available the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Video, VUDU, Microsoft Movies & TV, Verizon Multi-Screen, Google Play, Frontier Communications, and Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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