Why don’t we get drunk & screw up American history

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Cheers to Drunk History, which already got Comedy Central to commit to a third season.

Drunk History is to the History Channel what The Daily Show is to Fox News: funnier and more accurate. The show started life as a Funny or Die web series, then migrated to cable. Kudos to Comedy Central for recognizing (and rescuing) true talent on (and from) the web.

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Here, check out Drunk History’s Sundance Award-Winning (yes, really) short “Drunk History: Douglass & Lincoln” starring Don Cheadle and Will Ferrell.

Like Nathan for You, Drunk History is less than a month into its second season but is already greenlighted for another go in 2015. Why the quick decision? Well, episodes 1-4 of the current season were up 17% in total viewers over Season 1 (up 26% in the demo).

Each episode draws about 1 million viewers.

Creators: Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner

Comedy Central > MTV Networks > Viacom > National Amusements

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