News Briefs: Comedy Central Renews Brickleberry for Season 2

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GOOD NEWS FOR PERVERTED CURSING BEARS

... Comedy Central has ordered a second season of Brickleberry, the animated series from Daniel Tosh about a bunch of park rangers and some bears that's full of references to genitals and sex. I can't say it's any good, but I understand that Comedy Central wants to keep its prized possession (Tosh) happy, because business is all about sticking your lips so far up the ass of the right people you can taste the back of their throats. [Comedy Central via press release]


BUSINESS TIME

... Disney and Disney XD have ordered additional episodes for several of their series, including my favorite show of all time Dog With a Blog. Jessie has been extended by six episodes, Dog With a Blog gets one more episode, Crash & Bernstein is five episodes fatter, and Lab Rats will add four episodes. I have no idea what I just wrote, but I can't wait to see what happens on Dog With a Blog. [Deadline Hollywood]

... NBC has scheduled its midseason comedy 1600 Penn, and it will use the old Revolution strategy of placing the newbie immediately behind The Voice. The sitcom about the first family will debut December 17 at 9:30pm right after the singing show's Season 3 finale. It will then air in its regular Thursday-night at 9:30pm slot on January 10. [NBC via press release]


CASTING NEWS

... Rosemarie DeWitt and Patton Oswalt will join the second season of HBO's The Newsroom, Aaron Sorkin's mouthpiece for crapping all over the news media. DeWitt will play a lawyer defending Atlantis in a lawsuit and Oswalt will play a VP of Human Resources at ACN. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect) will guest-star on Fox's Ben and Kate as a potential love interest for... Tommy! [E! Online]

... Buffy the Vampire's D.B. Woodside will guest-star on Emily Owens, M.D.. He'll play (flips the doctor/patient coin) a doctor! [THR]

... Mary Lynn Rajskub (Mr. Show, 24) will drop by The Mentalist for a guest role. Look for her as a rehab patient in a January episode. [TV Line]


THE LEAST SURPRISING NEWS EVER NEWS

... Lindsay Lohan was scheduled to do an interview with Barbara Walters on ABC's 20/20, so of course Lindsay Lohan abruptly canceled her interview with Barbara Walters on ABC's 20/20. [Deadline Hollywood]

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