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‘The Other Two’ & ‘South Side’ Move To HBO Max, Streamer Nabs ‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ SVOD Rights In Comedy Central Prods. Deal

‘The Other Two’ & ‘South Side’ Move To HBO Max, Streamer Nabs ‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ SVOD Rights In Comedy Central Prods. Deal

HBO Max has struck a programming deal with Comedy Central for three of its original live-action series.

Under the pact, praised Comedy Central comedies The Other Two and South Side will migrate to the WarnerMedia platform and become HBO Max originals, starting with their upcoming second seasons. Additionally, HBO Max has become the exclusive streaming home to Comedy Central’s hit semi-autobiographical comedy Awkawfina is Nora from Queens, headlined by The Farewell and Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina.

Comedy Central has been pairing down its live-action comedy slate while shifting its programming focus on adult animation, tapping into IP across ViacomCBS to build an original animated slate around stalwart South Park. In the past couple of months, the network has greenlighted Beavis and Butt-Head and The Ren & Stimpy Show reboots as well as Daria spinoff Jodie. Comedy Central’s remaining live-action lineup consists of a couple of series, led by Awkawfina,

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