Comedy Central enhances its broadband channel Motherload

MUMBAI: US broadcaster Comedy Central is bulking up its broadband channel MotherLoad with a new serving of programming.

The network's new original broadband development slate will boost the line-up to include more than 20 original shows

MotherLoad was launched in November 2005. In the past six months, Comedy Central has unveiled an extensive line-up of original programming including animation, live-action narratives, topical stand-up performances and sketch comedies.

This year also marked, the development of the channel's first original multi-platform stand-up series Live At Gotham which premiered as a topical stand-up series on MotherLoad and is now debuting on-air on 21 July, making this the first original broadband programme to migrate to the network's linear channel.

One show is the 10 episode Balloonheads. This series features the adventures of various characters who have balloons for heads. Baxter & McGuire is an animated buddy-comedy. It chronicles the adventures of Baxter and McGuire, the closest of pals who never leave each other's side.

Good God is a sitcom like The Office about God's workplace environment. Moonwalk 1986 deals with the adventures of two astronauts on the moon and their banal conversations during missions.

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