Thursday, April 20, 2023

Comedy Central UK to Premiere 'Digman!' on April 20

New series about a rather dim celebrity archaeologist, featuring all-star guest performances from Maya Rudolph, Jason Schwartzman, Daniel Radcliffe, and a host of others, premieres Thursday 20th April at 11:00pm on Comedy Central UK & Ireland!

Created by Andy Samberg (Palm SpringsBrooklyn Nine-Nine), Digman! is an adult animated adventure comedy series set in a world where archaeologists are massive celebrities and the coolest people on the planet, with Samberg providing the voice of the protagonist, Rip Digman. The series marks the first to be written, produced, and created by Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor and producer Samberg  along with co-creator and showrunner Neil Campbell (Brooklyn Nine-Nine).

In the Pilot episode, disgraced archaeologist Rip Digman attempts to make a comeback with the help of his overachieving student Saltine, searching for the great lost treasure of Hammurabi's Hat.

Joining Samberg in the principle cast is: Mitra Jouhari (Three Busy Debras), Tim Robinson (I Think You Should Leave), Dale Soules (Orange Is the New Black), Guz Khan (Our Flag Means Death), Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Tim Meadows (The Goldbergs).

In addition to the principal cast, the show will feature guest performances from:

  • Clancy Brown (SpongeBob SquarePants, Tales of Arcadia)
  • Andy Daly (The Great North, Inside Job)
  • Cole Escola (Big Mouth, Tuca & Bertie)
  • Harvey GuillĂ©n (The Thundermans, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, What We Do in the Shadows)
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Infinity Train, The Sandman)
  • Marc Evan Jackson (Central Park, Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
  • Rachel Kaly (What Can I Get Started for You podcast)
  • Kerri Kenney (Harvey Beaks, Reno 911!)
  • Lauren Lapkus (Star Trek: Lower Decks, Orange Is the New Black)
  • Jane Lynch (iCarly, Wreck-It Ralph, Only Murders in the Building)
  • Mike Mitchell (Dicktown, Parks and Recreation)
  • Kyle Mooney (SNL, Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Claudia O’Doherty (Koala Man, Killing It)
  • Lennon Parham (Little Demon, Minx)
  • Daniel Radcliffe (Miracle Workers, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story)
  • Maya Rudolph (The Good Place, Big Mouth, Human Resources)
  • Paul Rust (The Great North, Love)
  • Jason Schwartzman (Klaus, My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea)
  • Carl Tart (Inside Job, Star Trek: Lower Decks)
  • Joe Lo Truglio (Bob’s Burgers, Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
  • and director-writer Edgar Wright

Digman! joins MTV Entertainment’s growing arsenal of adult animation including previously announced titles, including Everybody Still Hates Chris, a reimagined animated version of Chris Rock's popular award-winning family show of the same name, and Jodie, a film spin-off of MTV’s iconic Daria franchise with Tracee Ellis Ross in the titular role, Also along for the ride is the South Park franchise and Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head series and Beavis & Butt-Head Do the Universe film.

The series is produced by CBS Studios alongside Ali Bell and The Lonely Island’s Party Over Here banner. Titmouse will executive produce with their own Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio, and Ben Kalina.

Join the Digman! archaeological conversation using #Digman on social media, and watch the series when it premieres Thursday 20th April at 11:00pm on Comedy Central UK & Ireland!

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Originally published: April 20, 2023.

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