Comedy Central Gives 'The Onion' An ESPN-Like TV Show

The Onion Sports

Another TV big score for The Onion!

While the IFC Channel is working on a satirical news TV show based on The Onion’s web show, Viacom’s Comedy Central is greenlighting “The Onion Sports Network,” another TV show based on their smart-aleck take on ESPN.

10 episodes of the half-hour series will premiere in the first quarter, according to Comedy Central. Read more from the AP >

For a preview of the TV show, check out this episode of their Web show about a devoted Packers fan who puts his liver on the line each football season.

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