Further, "Saturday Night Live"
writer T. Sean Shannon has cut a deal with the net for "Night Writer," a show that blends live-action and animation while Comedy also has a presentation deal for "The Watch List," a showcase of young
Middle Eastern-American comedians.
While the channel continues to pull good numbers with programs like "South Park" and "Reno 911," it has been looking for newer fare as those age. The net has hopes for Sarah Silverman's eponymous sitcom, renewing it for a second run.