Mike Judge’s ‘Beavis And Butt-Head’ Renewed For Season 3

June 5, 2024 - Culture

Ahead of its Season 2 premiere, MTV Entertainment Studios has renewed Mike Judge‘s Beavis and Butt-Head for a third seaon, it was announced today. Production is already underway on Season 3 of the adult animated series for premiere on Comedy Central in 2025.

Season 2 of the series starring the dynamic duo is set to premiere Wednesday, July 10 at 10 PM on Comedy Central. Additionally, the critically acclaimed film Beavis and Butt-Head Do The Universe, which originally premiered on Paramount+, will also make its Comedy Central debut on Wednesday, July 3 at 10 PM.

Having originally premiered in 1993, Emmy-winning creator Mike Judge has cemented Beavis and Butt-Head as cornerstones in adult animation.

A recent Saturday Night Live sketch with Ryan Gosling and Mikey Day as the titular characters went viral as cast members Heidi Gardner and Kenan Thompson struggled to stay in character as a moderator and professor discussing artificial intelligence.

Created and voiced by writer, producer and director Judge, the characters of Beavis and Butt-Head originated in Judge’s 1992 short film Frog Baseball, which was broadcast by MTV’s animation showcase Liquid Television. After MTV commissioned a full series around the characters, Beavis and Butt-Head ran for seven seasons, from March 8, 1993 to Nov. 28, 1997. The series was revived in 2011 with an eighth season airing on MTV. During its initial run, Beavis and Butt-Head received widespread critical acclaim for its satirical, scathing commentary on society. The show’s popularity spawned various related media, including the theatrical film Beavis and Butt-Head Do America in 1996.

Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head is executive-produced by Judge, Lew Morton and Michael Rotenberg, and Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Ben Kalina and Antonio Canobbio for Titmouse.

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