Comedy Central Renews Key and Peele

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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele  of "Key & Peele"

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of "Key & Peele" (Photo Credit: Ian White / Comedy Central)

Comedy Central confirmed they’ll be bringing back the popular sketch comedy series Key & Peele for season #3. The network’s given the go-ahead to a 13 episode third season which will premiere next fall.
 
Season two’s finale airs on Wednesday, November 28th at 10:30pm. The comedy series is currently averaging 1.5 million viewers each week.
 
Announcing the renewal, Kent Alterman, Head of Original Programming and Production, stated: “Since Obama won re-election, it only seems fair that we would give Key and Peele another season.”
 
Says Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele: “We are so thrilled about the pick-up and want to thank COMEDY CENTRAL for FOUR MORE YEARS! Oh wait, what’s that? One more year? Oh….ok, that will work too.”
 
Key & Peele was created by and stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Key and Peele also serve as executive producers.
 
The Details:
 
Key & Peele features Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, who are best known for their impressive ability for improv, celebrity impressions and conjuring up original characters. The show utilizes a combination of filmed sketches and live stage segments to examine life in a provocative and irreverent way, from two men used to being on the outside looking in. Whether it’s satirizing the President, spoofing musical acts, or introducing Mary Magdalene’s pimp, Key & Peele showcases their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world.
 
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Source: Comedy Central
 

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