Alternatino with Arturo Castro

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Alternatino with Arturo Castro
Created byArturo Castro
Directed byNick Jasenovec
Presented byArturo Castro
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
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

Alternatino with Arturo Castro is an upcoming American variety show television series, created by and starring Arturo Castro, that is set to premiere on Comedy Central. 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."[1]



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.[1][2][3][4]

On June 26, 2018, it was reported that Jay Martel had been hired as a showrunner and executive producer for the series.[5]


Principal photography for the series had reportedly commenced by December 11, 2018, in New York City, New York.[6]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Steinberg, Brian (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Greenlights 'Comedy Cellar,' Arturo Castro Series; Orders David Spade Pilot". Variety. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. ^ O'Connell, Michael (April 17, 2018). "Comedy Central Orders Series From 'Broad City' Alum". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (June 26, 2018). "Jay Martel Tapped To Showrun Comedy Central's 'Alternatino With Arturo Castro'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "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.

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