NEW YORK, November 28, 2017 – Raise your glass and get to class! The Emmy®-winning Comedy Central series Drunk History returns for its fifth season with the first of seven all-new episodes premiering on Tuesday, January 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the third season premiere of Another Period at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Fans can catch up on season four on the Comedy Central App and at cc.com/drunk starting Tuesday, January 9. Drunk History will return to conclude its fifth season later in 2018 with another six all-new episodes.
During the premiere episode Tiffany Haddish narrates museum curator Rose Valland’s (Busy Philipps) risky quest to save Europe’s masterpieces from the Nazis; Paget Brewster slurs her way through the story of Deborah Sampson (Evan Rachel Wood), the first woman to take a bullet for America during the Revolutionary War; and Amber Ruffin recalls the bravery of “The Angel of the Battlefield,” Clara Barton (Mandy Moore), who founded the American Red Cross with the help of surgeon James Dunn (Alexander Skarsgård) and Abraham Lincoln (Jack McBrayer).
Other A-list guest stars featured across the fifth season include Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Jack Black, Josh Charles, Rob Corddry, Kat Dennings, Kirsten Dunst, Eric Edelstein, Donald Faison, Kevin Farley, Rich Fulcher, Kimiko Glenn, Tony Hale, Colin Hanks, David Harbour, Brian Tyree Henry, John Michael Higgins, Vanessa Hudgens, O’Shea Jackson Jr., David Koechner, Johnny Knoxville, Jane Krakowski, Abbi Jacobson, Daryl Johnson, Alex Karpovsky, Taran Killam, Justin Long, Method Man, Jason Mantzoukas, Tatiana Maslany, Jayma Mays, Joel McHale, Sheaun McKinney, Jerry O’Connell, Keir O’Donnell, Bob Odenkirk, Randall Park, Jesse Plemons, Lauren Potter, Richard Riehle, Jason Ritter, Seth Rogen, Angus Sampson, Paul Scheer, Martin Starr, Ali Stroker, Raven Symoné, Jorma Taccone, Amber Tamblyn, Allison Tolman, Shannon Woodward, Jimmy O. Yang, and Weird Al Yankovic.
This season’s plastered narrators navigating the epic historical events also include Suzi Barrett, Steve Berg, Rachel Bloom, Shaun Diston, Rich Fulcher, Jon Gabrus, Mark Gagliardi, Solomon Georgio, Georgia Hardstark, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Daryl Johnson, Doug Jones, Lyric Lewis, Gabe Liedman, John Lutz, Tess Lynch, Allan McLeod, Kyle Mooney, Katie Nolan, Claudia O’Doherty, Randall Park, Jennie Pierson, Questlove, Alison Rich, Chris Romano, JD Ryznar, Carl Tart, Greg Tuculescu, Duncan Trussell, Brendon Walsh, Crissle West, Mae Whitman, and Jimmy O. Yang.
Episodes from the new season will be day after air via the Comedy Central App on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Vudu, Verizon Flexview, and Google Play. Fans of the show can connect with other Drunk History buffs, watch show clips, and check out exclusive Behind the Scenes content on Facebook and Twitter. Throughout the season, we’ll also be serving up the best, most shareable moments on giphy.com.
Created for television by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, Drunk History is produced by Central Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. Ian Friedman and Daniel Wolfberg are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
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