Drunk History Signs Up a Big Name Cast

Drunk History Show LogoComedy Central’s set to premiere Drunk History on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10pm and they’ve revealed a list of the performers who’ll be helping to tell the drunken versions of historical events. Based on the web series, Drunk History offers inebriated takes on people and events from our past as narrated by Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, Natasha Leggero, and Jenny Slate.
Celebrities reenacting history include Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Connie Britton, Michael Cera, Terry Crews, Andy Daly, Nathan Fielder, Will Forte, Dave Grohl, Bill Hader, Tony Hale, Ben Hoffman, Jake Johnson, Jack McBrayer, Stephen Merchant, Kevin Nealon, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Parnell, Aubrey Plaza, Rob Riggle, Jason Ritter, Winona Ryder, Horatio Sanz, Will Sasso, Jason Schwartzman, Adam Scott, Bradley Whitford, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard, Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson.
Among the historical figures who’ll get the Drunk History treatment are Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders, Patty Hearst, Lewis and Clark, Billy the Kid, and Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. Even The Alamo, Watergate, the Scopes Monkey Trial, and the Haymarket Riot, and mobster Al Capone will not escape the attention of the show’s first season episodes.
The Plot:
Drunk History presents historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. Based on the award-winning and wildly popular web series, Drunk History follows the drunken and often incoherent narration of historical moments. Host Derek Waters, along with an ever-changing cast of great actors, will lead viewers from town to town across the country, including stops in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Nashville, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the Wild West.
Source: Comedy Central

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