Charlie Murphy taking comedy to Crackle.com

'Chappelle's Show' alum launching new show on site

"Chappelle's Show" alum Charlie Murphy is launching a new sketch-comedy series on Sony's Crackle.com video network.

The comedian will debut "Charlie Murphy's Crash Comedy" on the site starting March 20. The show will consist of sketches, parodies and infomercials. Murphy is best known from Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show," where he performed in sketches like "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories." Murphy also has a famous sibling, Eddie.

The series is part of the Sony site's lineup of shows targeting men 18-34 with action, sci-fi, horror, music and reality projects. The site is run a bit like a network, rolling out a new cluster of programs every 13 weeks.

Charlie Murphy, Richard Murphy and Lance Rivera serve as executive producers for "Crash Comedy"; Sony Pictures Television is the distributor.

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