Comedy Renews Lil’ Bush, Mencia

Comedy Central Monday renewed bothMind of Mencia and the animated showLil’ Bush, with the new seasons of both programs to debut in the spring next year.

In the case of Mind of Mencia, Comedy Central has ordered a fourth season of the weekly series, which has been averaging 1.5 million viewers in its current third season. The program is a top three series in primetime among Comedy Central’s original programming.

The network also commissioned a second season, or 10 episodes, of its freshman show Lil’ Bush. The animated show has been averting 1.5 million viewers per premiere episode.

Comedy Central will also be releasing a DVD, Mind of Mencia: Season 3 Uncensored, in stores Oct. 23. The two-disc set features 14 episodes completely uncensored.