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'Samurai Love God' Is Comedy Central's Gift To Small Screen

  • Mediaweek, Friday, February 24, 2006 11:30 AM
Comedy Central, which has dared to be daring in an era when noncomformity sometimes has not been rewarded, will once again travel the unconventional route when it introduces "Samurai Love God," an animated series intended for mobile devices. "The network plans to launch eight two-and-a-half minute episodes of 'Samurai Love God' sometime during the first quarter of 2006," says Mediaweek. "The story follows the adventures of a sexually charged Samurai hero, to be voiced by 'Daily Show' correspondent Ed Helms. However, the biggest name attached to the project is the ubiquitous porn star Jenna Jameson, who will provide the vocals for a female character named P-Whip." If "Love God" succeeds, Comedy Central plans to launch additional made-for-mobile programs, as it believes that comedy translates nicely to itty-bitty screens.



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