Alternatino with Arturo Castro

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Alternatino with Arturo Castro
Created byArturo Castro
Directed byNick Jasenovec
Presented byArturo Castro
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producer(s)
  • Arturo Castro
  • Jay Martel
  • Nick Jasenovec
  • Sam Saife
  • David Martin
  • Jon Thoday
  • Richard Allen-Turner
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Avalon Television
Original networkComedy Central
Original releaseJune 18, 2019 (2019-06-18) –

Alternatino with Arturo Castro is an American variety show television series, created by and starring Arturo Castro, which premiered on June 18, 2019 on Comedy Central.[1] The series is executive produced by Castro, Jay Martel, Nick Jasenovec, Sam Saife, David Martin, Jon Thoday, and Richard Allen-Turner. Jasenovec is expected to direct as well.


Alternatino with Arturo Castro is described as "a sketch show based on Arturo’s experiences as a Latino millennial in the United States."[2]



On April 17, 2018, it was announced that Comedy Central had given the production a series order. The series was created by and set to star Arturo Castro who will also executive produce alongside Nick Jasenovec, Sam Saife, David Martin, Jon Thoday, and Richard Allen-Turner. Jasenovec is also expected to act as director for the series. Production companies involved with the series include Avalon Television.[2][3][4][5]

On June 26, 2018, it was reported that Jay Martel had been hired as a showrunner and executive producer for the series.[6]

On April 18, 2019, it was announced that the series will premiere on June 18, 2019.[1]


Principal photography for the series had reportedly commenced by December 11, 2018, in New York City, New York.[7]


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [8]U.S. viewers
1"The Date"TBATBAJune 10, 2019 (2019-06-10) (online)
June 18, 2019 (2019-06-18) (Comedy Central)
2"The Pivot"TBATBAJune 25, 2019 (2019-06-25)0.218
3"The Aunts"TBATBAJuly 2, 2019 (2019-07-02)0.226
4"The Girlfriend"TBATBAJuly 9, 2019 (2019-07-09)0.221
5"La Pulga"TBATBAJuly 16, 2019 (2019-07-16)0.198
6"The Teammate"TBATBAJuly 23, 2019 (2019-07-23)0.170
7"The Gift"TBATBAJuly 30, 2019 (2019-07-30)0.208
8"The Neighbor"TBATBAAugust 6, 2019 (2019-08-06)0.209
9"The Quince"TBATBAAugust 13, 2019 (2019-08-13)0.262
10"The Dreamer"TBATBAAugust 20, 2019 (2019-08-20)0.204


  1. ^ a b "Video: Comedy Central's New Sketch Series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" Releases Official Trailer, Premiering June 18". The Futon Critic. April 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Hipes, Patrick (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Greenlights Arturo Castro Sketch Show And Comedy Cellar Stand-Up Series, Boosts Development Slate". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. ^ Steinberg, Brian (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Greenlights 'Comedy Cellar,' Arturo Castro Series; Orders David Spade Pilot". Variety. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  4. ^ O'Connell, Michael (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Orders Series From 'Broad City' Alum". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  5. ^ Vallejo-Lopez, Abdiel (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Picks up Two Series, Orders Five Pilots in Their 2018-2019 Development Slate". Paste. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (June 26, 2018). "Jay Martel Tapped To Showrun Comedy Central's 'Alternatino With Arturo Castro'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Tuesday, Dec. 11 Filming Locations for Gotham's last day, The Rookie, Blue Bloods, & more!". On Location Vacations. December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  8. ^ "ALTERNATINO WITH ARTURO CASTRO – Listings". The Futon Critic. July 7, 2019.

External links[edit]