Comedy Central has launched on iTunes, with 56 half-hour episodes featuring the network's leading franchises the Emmy Award-winning SOUTH PARK, DRAWN TOGETHER and COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP. A download of a new episode of hit-animated reality series, DRAWN TOGETHER, will be available on Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, three days in advance of the Feb. 1, network debut making this an "iTunes Episode Premiere."
For one week, iTunes users will have the opportunity to get a free copy of a new episode of Comedy Central's hit series, DRAWN TOGETHER, the second of eight new DRAWN TOGETHER episodes. The new season of DRAWN TOGETHER kicked off on Jan. 25 at 10:30 pm.
The "iTunes Episode Premiere" of DRAWN TOGETHER features Captain Hero mourning the death of his never-before-seen sidekick, Captain Girl. Wooldoor vies for the open position and gets it because Captain Girl never really existed. Miserable Toot thinks having a baby will solve all her problems. The gang brings Toot a Nicaraguan baby to teach her how to be more responsible, but her inept parenting leads to the baby shoplifting, getting tattoos and, ultimately, having a baby itself.
iTunes Music Store, the world's most popular video download store, has joined forces with Comedy Central, the only all-comedy network, to offer consumers an extensive library of downloadable comedic video content including adult animation and stand-up. Comedy Central will continue to add to the iTunes library, dipping into the network's existing catalog. New episodes of SOUTH PARK and DRAWN TOGETHER will be available for download, in advance of their DVD release, as well as previously released ones.
For $1.99 per episode, consumer may download Comedy Central shows form the items Music Store and view them on their iPods or computers. iTunes users will have access to the following programming:* SOUTH PARK, soon to begin its 10th season and the network's highest rated series Season One (13 episodes)Season Two (18 episodes)
* DRAWN TOGETHER, the animated reality series where cartoon characters from various genres of animation live together under one roof.Season One (seven episodes)Season Two A (seven episodes)Season Two B (The Feb. 1 episode to debut on iTunes. In addition, a new episode will be available to download after it's aired on the network.)
* COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP, the first stand-up video content to launch on iTunes featuring some of today's hottest comedians.
Comedy Central (www.comedycentral.com), the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 87 million homes nationwide. Comedy Central is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks.