TBS Renews ‘The Detour’

TBS has renewed its hit comedy series The Detour for a fourth season, the network announced Friday.

The series, written and executive-produced by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, stars Jones, Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich and Liam Carroll.

Season three of The Detour reached more than 25 million viewers across TBS’ linear, VOD and digital platforms, reaching an increase of 74% in digital views.

The series joins other recent TBS series renewals for The Last O.G. and Search Party.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.