‘The Other Two’ Renewed for Season Two at Comedy Central

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The household comedy, from former 'SNL' head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, premiered in January.

Comedy Central is prepared for extra of The Other Two. The community's freshman comedy has been renewed for a second season lower than a month into its run.

Network president Kent Alterman introduced the information on Monday (Feb. 11) night earlier than paneling the sequence on the Television Critics Association winter press tour. The second season, presumably one other 10-episode run, will reunite forged members Heléne Yorke, Drew Tarver, Case Walker, Ken Marino and Molly Shannon — with co-creators Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider returning as showrunners.

The household comedy, a tonal departure for the Viacom community inclined for sketch and discuss,  premiered Jan. 24 to positive reviews. Ratings, by Comedy Central requirements, have been stable. 439,000 live-plus-three day viewers tuned into the premiere, holding a stable portion of its Broad City lead-in.

It's additionally the primary mission for Kelly and Schneider since they left their jobs as co-head writers of Saturday Night Live on the conclusion of the record-breaking 2016-17 season. They're nonetheless within the SNL household, nevertheless, with maestro Lorne Michaels serving to shepherd The Other Two and produce it beneath his Broadway Video shingle.

Kelly and Schneider didn't know what to anticipate in launching the present, their first scripted effort on TV. "It’s a loopy time to even watch TV," Kelly told THR in January. "The exhibits that I are inclined to latch onto are ones I’ve heard so many individuals speak about them. That’s how I heard about Search Party on TBS. Same with Killing Eve. People wouldn’t cease speaking about it. I hope we’re the comedy Killing Eve, however I don’t know what’ll occur."

The Other Two continues to air on Comedy Central on Thursdays via April.

This article initially appeared on THR.com.