By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act August 15, 2013 at 4:27PM
Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a third season of the hit series Key & Peele, airing Wednesday, September 18 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT with 13 new episodes, following South Park.
In the new season, expect to see several classic characters from the first two seasons, including Hingle McCringleberry and Ozamataz Buckshank; Karim and Jahar; Wendell and Mr. Garvey, will return along with new, entertaining personalities. Also returning is Obama and his anger translator Luther, plus an array of guest stars including James Callis, Jason Schwartzman, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and YouTube sensation Freddie Wong.
Fans can also tune in September 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT for a special episode filmed in their Hollywood production offices, as Key and Peele look back at some of the fan's favorite sketches from past seasons. In addition, viewers will get a sneak peek at season three.
In the second season, the series averaged 1.5 million viewers each week and was number one in its timeslot with Men 18-34 and Men 18-24 in all of television.
Leading up to the premiere, Comedy Central will provide viewers with weekly web preview trailers viewable on cc.com and the Comedy Central YouTube channel.
Viewers can also check out the official show Twitter account "@ObamaTranslated" which will highlight comments from the real President Obama translated by Luther himself, as well as updates from the show.
Key & Peele's biggest fans, Vandaveon and Mike, will also return to give weekly YouTube reaction videos to each week's episode.
Fans can get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Key & Peele by visiting the show's Facebook page, which will feature exclusive pictures from the production of season three.
Beginning on Thursday, September 19 each episode of Key & Peele will be available in HD the day-after-air on iTunes, Xbox Video, Sony Entertainment Network, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and Samsung Media Hub.
Credits for the series include Key, Peele, Ian Roberts, Jay Martel and Joel Zadak as Executive Producers. Gary Mann is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central .