'Workaholics' Season One Checks In On DVD On October 11th
Summer has come to an end and it's time to get back to work, especially for co-workers and roommates, Adam, Blake and Anders, who return to their cubicles in the second season premiere of "Workaholics." COMEDY CENTRAL's hit, scripted series debuts on Tuesday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m., following the fall season premiere of "Tosh.0" (10:00 p.m.). In their sophomore season, the guys will attempt to give up drinking for a week, spend Thanksgiving at a Caribbean sex resort and go undercover at the local high school.
Adam, Blake and Anders will be working double-shifts as they host the upcoming red carpet for the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Charlie Sheen" pre-show. The show will be airing on Monday, September 19 at 9:30 p.m. on comedycentral.com and on COMEDY CENTRAL at 9:45 p.m., leading up to the 10 p.m. "Roast" premiere. Tune-in to see the guys mix-and-mingle with the talent preparing to take aim at Charlie Sheen for the evening.
The first season of "Workaholics" averaged 1.6 million total viewers and was the highest-rated entertainment series among Men 18-24 across all of television in its timeslot and the highest-rated entertainment series among Men 18-34 across cable. (Source: Source: Nielsen Media Research. Period: 4/6/11 – 6/8/11. Premiere episodes only. Most current data)
From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, "Workaholics" is a single camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day… even if they don't know what day it is. Co-created by Mail Order Comedy's Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheckand 5th Year's Dominic Russo and Connor Pritchard, the series stars Anderson, Devine and Holm and is directed by Newacheck. Kevin Etten serves as the show runner.
The "Workaholics" Web site will feature a wealth of video content including, show clips, exclusive video, cast interviews and behind-the-scenes action. Beginning on Monday, September 12, there will be a daily countdown offering fans an exclusive clip from season two every day at "High Noon" EST leading up to the premiere. The guys will also be active on Twitter (@UncleBlazer, @ADAMDEVINE,@ders808, @kylenewacheck), live tweeting each week on show nights. The "Workaholics" Facebook page will be updated daily throughout the season and fans of the show who "like" the page by September 9 have a chance to win a shout-out from the guys in a season two episode. Fans can also follow the show's tumblr at workaholics.tumblr.com, featuring exclusive photos, videos and updates. In addition, mobile will feature a WAP site loaded with video content and periodic SMS challenges.
"Workaholics" Season One DVD will be released by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment on October 11. The DVD is extended and loaded with over 30 minutes of bonus features including cast interviews, deleted scenes, digital originals, alternative takes, Live at Bonnaroo, drunken audio commentary on all episodes and more. The first 15,000 DVDs sold will include unique codes to download three free songs from the Workaholic's guys' rap album, "The Wizards Purple Magic" - "Straight Outta Mordor," "Wizards Never Die" and "Old as F**K."
The "Workaholics" episodes will be available in HD the day-after-air on iTunes, Xbox/Zune, Playstation and Amazon. The first episode of the season will launch on these platforms on Wednesday, September 21.
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