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Drunk History Season 7 No Longer Happening Derek Waters Reveals

Drunk History Season 7 No Longer Happening, Derek Waters Reveals

With Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner's Drunk History having secured three Emmy nominations for its sixth season work (Outstanding Variety Sketch Series, Outstanding Costumes for a Reality/Variety/Competition Series, and Outstanding Production Design for a Reality/Variety/Competition Series) and finding itself in the midst of awards voting season, Wednesday was an odd bit of timing to find[...]

Drunk History to Tackle Poodle Fame (PREVIEW)

"Drunk History" to Tackle Poodle "Fame" (PREVIEW)

Fame is one of those things that skews the reality behind the famous person, often times over-shadowing the other accomplishments that person might have had in life. Comedy Central's Drunk History will be looking into the effects that massive popularity can have on a person's career on the next episode, titled, appropriately enough, "Fame." Hedy […]

Drunk History S06 Ep08: Derek Waters Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

'Drunk History" S06, Ep08: Derek Waters Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

-Drunk History host Derek WatersJennie Pierson tells the story of the Greenbriar Ghost, who is believed to be a woman named Zona, who died mysteriously- her doctor assumed "female problems" had caused her to die of "everlasting faint" In truth, Zona had died of a broken neck, and had most likely been murdered.Zona's murder was[...]

Drunk History Returning with Full Roster of Drunk Historians

'Drunk History' Returning with Full Roster of Drunk Historians

Additional segments will focus on such historical luminaries as Phineas Gage, who survived a horrific run-in with an iron spike; and murder victim Elva Zona Heaster, the woman behind the notorious Greenbrier Ghost.The new season of Drunk History will include celebrity reenactors like Aubrey Plaza, Colin Hanks, Paget Brewster (my liver!), Vanessa Bayer, Taran Killam, Amber[...]

Drunk History Tackles The Creation of Frankenstein in 2019

'Drunk History' Tackles "The Creation of Frankenstein" in 2019

If you haven't seen an episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History, you are missing out.  Especially if you are someone who knows historical reenactors (or if you are one yourself).Series host and creator Derek Waters just commented on this Twitter post from the official Drunk History account, with a trailer for a new episode of the series coming in[...]


[Tribeca 2018] Love Gilda Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

[Tribeca 2018] 'Love, Gilda' Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D'Apolito's Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]

Comedy Central Keeps the Drinks Flowing by Renewing Drunk History

Comedy Central Keeps the Drinks Flowing by Renewing Drunk History

The series, hosted by Derek Waters, features inebriated guests explaining little known moments in history while various actors.. some of which are rather famous.. act out the stories as they are told The new season has also been expanded from 13 for season five to 16 for season six.The fifth season debuted on January 23rd[...]

Daily Show President Show And Drunk History Set For Holiday Specials

Daily Show, President Show, And Drunk History Set For Holiday Specials

To insure that we survive the experience, Comedy Central is lining up their heavy-hitters (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Drunk History and The President Show) for specials to help save us from too much "holiday cheer."Here are Comedy Central's overviews and previews for those specials:The Daily Show with Trevor NoahHosted by Trevor Noah, The[...]

Drunk History Crew Struggles With Production Speed

Drunk History Crew Struggles With Production Speed

The comedians and actors overact every scene in a vaudeville style to make up for the lack of dialogue.It was created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, the former of whom often takes part in the sketches himself and interviews the drunken subjects.It's been a hit, having hit five seasons.This apparently hasn't made it an easy task for the[...]