NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenny and Spenny duke it out with
seven new hilarious competitions in "Kenny vs. Spenny," a half-hour series
created by and starring Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice. New episodes of the
critically- acclaimed series debut Sunday, March 16 at 11:30 p.m.
"Kenny vs. Spenny" is a reality/comedy series that pits childhood
friends against each other in outrageous competitions. The winner achieves
short-term glory and bragging rights, while the loser is forced to perform
a humiliating stunt of the winner's choosing. Entertainment Weekly says
that 'Kenny vs. Spenny' ... are quite possibly the end of civilization as
we know it -- but not lacking in laughs."
"Kenny vs. Spenny" increased the timeslot average by +25% among adults
and +35% with young men and ranked #1 among M18-24 in its timeslot by the
end of the season. COMEDY CENTRAL has licensed 10 new episodes of the
reality/comedy from Blueprint Entertainment and Breakthrough Films &
Television and has acquired 10 classic episodes from the "Kenny vs. Spenny"
The premiere episode, "Who Can Handle More Torture?" pits Kenny against
Spenny in a contest of who can endure the most pain. In order to get
motivated, Spenny dedicates his performance to his late father, while
Kenny, a competition participant, also becomes the torturer. In another
episode, "Who Can Lose More Weight?," the boys endure laxatives, starvation
and dehydration and risk heart attacks and fainting spells in their quest
to see who can shed more pounds in 72 hours.
Future episodes include "Who Can Produce the Best Viral Video?," "Who
Do Gay Guys Like More?" and "First Guy to Stop Singing Loses."
comedycentral.com is also proud to announce an online experience that
will truly enhance their appreciation for this no-holds-barred duo. Each
week, the "Kenny vs. Spenny" sitelet on comedycentral.com will feature
uncensored content that is too hot for basic cable including preview clips
of upcoming episodes and highlights of the wildest moments from the show.
In addition, comedycentral.com will launch exclusive webisodes to accompany
each new episode which will include additional mini-challenges for the guys
as well as Kenny and Spenny's behind-the-scenes commentary of each show.
Throughout the season, Kenny and Spenny will check in with video blogs on
the CC Insider, where they'll answer fan comments and defend their honor.
The new "Kenny vs. Spenny" episodes are produced by Blueprint
Entertainment and Breakthrough Films & Television in association with
Showcase in Canada. Hotz, Rice, Stone and Parker executive produce with
John Morayniss, Noreen Halpern, Peter Williamson, Ira Levy and Abby Finer.
Seth Cohen is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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