SBS gets Drunk from Comedy Central

image1SBS has picked up several Comedy Central titles, including the UK version of Drunk History.

The Australian public broadcaster has acquired the show from distributor Viacom International Media Networks.

The show sees comedians plied with alcohol before relaying their version of a well-known historical tale. The original US version, recently greenlity for a third season, was produced by Will Ferrell.

Another Australian public broadcaster, the ABC, has also bought a pair of shows from VIMN: the first season of Comedy Central sketch series Inside Amy Schumer and the channel’s single cam comedy Broad City.