Joel McHale seals new ‘Soup’ deal
September 28th, 2012
01:57 PM ET

Joel McHale seals new ‘Soup’ deal

Joel McHale will keep cooking “The Soup” — at least for two more years.

The news that McHale will continue hosting E!’s rapid-fire reality-show clip-blender “The Soup,” as he has since 2004, comes just as the comic-actor-host signs deals with Sony Pictures Television and E!, in addition to launching his own production company, Free Period Productions, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Through Free Period, McHale will work on both scripted and non-scripted projects for Sony and E!, respectively. In the meantime, he’ll continue starring in “Community,” which premieres its fourth season on October 19.

Sony Pictures Television produces McHale's NBC sitcom about life at a community college. The company stuck with the series after creator Dan Harmon was ousted in the spring.

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  1. Joyce Gibbs

    Love watching the Soup and am really glad to hear Joel will continue to host. He is so funny and the jabs at all the ridiculous programs on TV is hilarious!

    September 30, 2012 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  2. yay!

    glad your staying on joel!!!

    September 30, 2012 at 6:25 am | Report abuse |
  3. Judgement Day

    great guy and funny

    September 29, 2012 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Michael Calaizzo

    Even a troll has feelings.

    September 29, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Michael Calaizzo

    U are a Troll!

    September 29, 2012 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Hollywood

    Im happy for him. Congrats on the new contract and production company.

    September 29, 2012 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  7. heading up the road for a run...

    trainer paged..message says move move move...if anyone feels a tremor or slight earthquake under their feet -
    don't worry thats just me running-

    September 29, 2012 at 4:51 am | Report abuse |
  8. who cares

    i'm not bored with the show at all i thinks its amusing and always will be

    September 29, 2012 at 4:46 am | Report abuse |
  9. we love

    the soup. its most fun and i try to watch it with my girlfriend

    September 29, 2012 at 4:44 am | Report abuse |
  10. joe

    has an adorable wife..

    September 29, 2012 at 4:43 am | Report abuse |
  11. who pays attention to that...

    dumb show...

    September 29, 2012 at 4:41 am | Report abuse |
  12. Joe McHale

    is very funny, he has a very dry sense of humor yet a little be of a nerd at the same time...i enjoy the soup.

    September 29, 2012 at 4:41 am | Report abuse |
  13. he's a funny guy

    i enjoy watching the hot soup

    September 29, 2012 at 4:38 am | Report abuse |
  14. five finger death punch

    I got of this show, but I rather what this than Honey Boo Boo crap. Who in their right minds would ...oh never mind.

    September 28, 2012 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  15. one more thing...tomorrow is the 29th...

    i am fine , i do care for you and i'm not mad at that anymore ...however i usually just play as song from duran duran called a view to a kill....

    once i play that a few times a day it passes...LMAO --

    September 28, 2012 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  16. sorry pumpkincig

    they are trolls..i locked their

    September 28, 2012 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |

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