Crank Yankers Resumes April 1 on Comedy Central David Derks March 26, 2020 Crank Yankers returns to Comedy Central with 20 more episodes from Jimmy Kimmel’s KIMMELOT production company, in association with ITV America. Created by Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison, Crank Yankers brings the classic art of the prank phone call to life. Yankerville’s puppet citizens (voiced by celebrities and comedians) crank call real people- whether they like it or not. “The successful return of Crank Yankers in 2019 showed that the series is a timeless classic,” said Sarah Babineau, Head of Comedy Central Content and Creative Enterprises. “We can’t wait to see what America’s favorite dirty-talking pranksters have in store for next season!” “We are thrilled that Crank Yankers has been welcomed back so warmly and look forward to getting back to this important work,” said Kimmel. At the time of its premiere on September 25, 2019, Crank Yankers was Comedy Central’s best series launch in three years (Source: NMR, L+3, ranked on P18-49 ratings, original, prime premieres only) and Comedy Central’s best primetime launch with P25-54 and M25-54 in six years (Source: NMR, L+3, ranked on P25-54 and M25-54 ratings, original, prime premieres only). All-new episodes from the current order of Crank Yankers resume April 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT Premiere episode features familiar voice talent In the premiere episode, Bobby (Jim Florentine) seeks bumper sticker revenge, Nikki Glaser’s hookup won’t text back, and Niles (Tony Barbieri) has far too many sticky loads…of laundry. Additional voice talent in the episode includes Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes and Tracy Morgan.