THE ANIMATED HOUSEMATES ARE BACK
WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES OF "DRAWN TOGETHER" ON COMEDY CENTRAL®
Rebecca Romijn Makes a Special Voice Guest Appearance
NEW YORK, September 18, 2007 -- COMEDY CENTRAL's "Drawn Together" returns with all-new episodes of the show that revolutionized reality programming – by animating it. The premiere episode picks-up where the finale left off – Spanky Ham, Captain Hero, Ling Ling and Wooldoor Sockbat, (still trapped in Foxxy's van) fight to stay alive. Foxxy discovers the real reason for Hot Topic's retail success and Princess Clara embraces the dark side. Meanwhile, Xandir befriends two homeless men and learns an important lesson about leadership. This animated reality reunion is not to be missed! Find out what happens when cartoon characters show their true colors and start making out in hot tubs on Thursday, October 4 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.
This season the housemates reunite for more adventures including a visit to the mall parking lot, a road-trip to India to launch a rescue mission, taking on the cereal industry and killing off a babysitter. Also, Rebecca Romijn makes a special guest voice appearance as "Charlotte," a spider whose unnatural relationship with Spanky becomes an obsession in the "Charlotte's Web of Lies" episode.
"Drawn Together" presents a world where cartoon characters from various genres of animation are brought together to live under one roof. The characters leave their animated "reality" and enter a new world where their cartoon universes collide with a bang, combining different styles of animation and different personalities, all "drawn together." This is COMEDY CENTRAL's first original animated series that is drawn traditionally and in 2-D digital ink and paint animation.
The eight stars/housemates represent iconic archetypes from the world of animation and include: "Captain Hero," a not-so-moral do-gooder reminiscent of the Saturday morning TV super heroes of the 70's; "Clara," a 20-year-old sweet and naive fairy-tale princess; "Toot Braunstein," a black-and-white pudgy heart throb from the 20's; "Foxxy Love," a sexy mystery-solving musician; "Spanky Ham," a foul-mouthed Internet download pig; "Ling-Ling," an adorable Asian trading card mini-monster; "Wooldoor-Sockbat," a wacky Saturday morning whatchamacallit; and "Xandir," a strong young gay video game warrior.
Credits for "Drawn Together" include Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser as creators, writers and executive producers. The series is based on characters developed by Silverstein, Jeser and Jordan Young ("The Simpsons"). Zoe Friedman is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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