EW reported yesterday that been renewed for a 16th and 17th season taking it through 2013.would return for the second half of its 15th season on Wednesday, October 5 and that had
I got a few e-mails asking why I hadn't posted this news -- it's because I thought it was old news that EW was reiterating, but that's apparently not the case, so here it is. Comedy Central hasn't sent a release out about this specifically, though it did slip the October 5 fall premiere date info into a press release yesterday about the second season premiere of . 's
Despite comments from's creators, its renewal never seemed in doubt and nobody should be too surprised if it's renewed three more seasons after this renewal to get it to 20 seasons. Other than , it's Comedy Central's best performing show.