The Onion Inks Development Pact With CBS TV Studios

Satirical news organization The Onion, publishers of a website and newspaper in addition to a pair of cable TV series, has inked a one-year deal with CBS Television Studios.

Under the pact, the creative team will develop non-Onion comedy series ideas for broadcast as well as online series for CBS Interactive’s digital properties.

In January, The Onion launched Onion SportsDome, a parody sports series based on ESPN and its SportsCenter, on Comedy Central; and Onion News Network, based on its daily web video broadcast, on IFC. News Network has been renewed for a second season.

Check out a clip from Onion News Network below.

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