Comedy Central Renews ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ for Season 2

TCA 2018: Late-night series gets 20 more episodes

Last Updated: January 15, 2018 @ 2:13 PM

America is keeping Jim Jefferies around for a little longer. Comedy Central has renewed “The Jim Jefferies Show” for a 20-episode second season, the Viacom cable channel’s chief Kent Alterman said on Monday.

“You’d think I’d stop being surprised at how smart and funny Jim is about everything,” the Comedy Central president said at the Television Critics Association press tour. “I’m just glad we’re still giving visas to people from whatever s—hole country he comes from.”

That would be Australia, Kent.

“I’m very happy that ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ will be coming back for a second season,” added Jefferies. “Thank you so much to Kent Alterman and everyone else at Comedy Central that makes this show possible. We have great things planned for this season including field pieces in Europe and Israel that I’m recording right now. I have missed being on-air during the hiatus but luckily the President hasn’t said or done anything stupid worth talking about.”

Each week, Jefferies tackles the week’s top stories from behind his desk and travels the globe to far-off locations to provide an eye-opening look at hypocrisy around the world, per the show’s official description.

Jefferies, Scott Zabielski, Jason Reich, Alex Murray and Tim Sarkes are executive producers.