Showtime Renews 'Inside Comedy,' Books Colbert and Cranston

Showtime is moving forward with more Inside Comedy.

The premium cable network has ordered a fourth season of its acclaimed documentary series from David Steinberg and Steve Carell. The next six-episode installment, which is slated to bow later this year, will continue to feature Steinberg as host.

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The upcoming season will serve up interviews with another impressive batch of comics that includes Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston and Michael Keaton as well as Dan Aykroyd, Wanda Sykes, Ted Danson and writer-comic Carol Leifer. 

Carell and Steinberg will remain on board as executive producers, too, alongside Vance DeGeneres, Charlie Hartsock, Alan Zweibel and Josh Etting. Since the series launched in early 2012, it has featured Chris Rock, Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, among many others.