A very important show is returning to Comedy Central for a second season. The sketch comedy series Important Things With Demetri Martin has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Lauren Corrao, president, original programming and development, Comedy Central. The second season of "Important Things with Demetri Martin" will premiere in 2010.

"The uniquely creative Demetri Martin brought a great new perspective to the network, striking a chord with our viewers and becoming an immediate sensation, especially among our core young men and Gen Y," said Corrao. "His talent is undeniable and we are looking forward to more important things from Demetri in the upcoming season."

"Thanks to Comedy Central for extending the show's importance," said Martin.

Martin will next be seen as the lead actor in the Ang Lee film Taking Woodstock for Focus Features (premieres August 14) and is set to start filming Moneyball opposite Brad Pitt for Steven Soderbergh. He is also writing a book and screenplays, has brown hair and is allergic to peanuts.

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