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  Comedy Central - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Comedy Central is a cable television channel in the United States.
As word-of-mouth spread, the number of people who requested that Comedy Central be added to their cable systems increased, and the channel became available in over 50% of American homes by 1998.
Comedy Central chief Doug Herzog was reported as saying that he hoped to continue to air new seasons of South Park forever; and that The Colbert Report fulfilled a long-held plan to extend the Daily Show brand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Comedy_Central   (682 words)

  
 Comedy Central - USA national comedy & parody TV network at Mondo Times
Comedy Central is a USA TV network covering entertainment » comedy & parody.
Comedy Central began as a 50/50 joint venture between AOL Time Warner and Viacom.
Comedy Central contact information is available to Mondo Times Advanced and Professional Members.
www.mondotimes.com /2/topics/5/entertainment/17/534   (130 words)

  
 Comedy Central without Chappelle? - TV COMEDY - MSNBC.com
At Comedy Central, they’re looking to weather the storm but not from a position of weakness: the network’s ratings are higher than ever, even without new shows from Chappelle.
Comedy Central will fill Chappelle’s empty time slot with episodes of “Reno 911” before the June 14 debut of “Stella,” an original series described as a Marx Brothers-like comedy, said network spokesman Tony Fox.
Comedy Central executives were reluctant to talk about how Chappelle’s absence will be felt, both out of the immediate concern for his health and the still-unanswered question about whether the show has a future.
msnbc.msn.com /id/7835053   (678 words)

  
 Mind of Mencia - Carlos Mencia on Comedy Central
Prior to receiving a series commitment, Mencia performed two "pilot presentations" at the COMEDY CENTRAL Stage, located in Hollywood, which serves as a developmental laboratory for the network.
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 86 million homes nationwide.
COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks.
www.latinostandup.com /articles/mencia1.html   (461 words)

  
 Happy 10TH Anniversary Comedy Central!
In addition, COMEDY CENTRAL, which has just reached the 70 million subscriber mark, has secured the broadcast rights to the star-studded "The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards," to be taped at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on April 22 for telecast on April 25.
COMEDY CENTRAL has experienced amazing growth over its ten-year history, becoming one of the most popular networks in cable and one of the most powerful brands in comedy.
COMEDY CENTRAL has enjoyed continued success with its acquired programming, including the comedy classics "Saturday Night Live, "The Kids in the Hall," and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," among others.
www.timewarner.com /corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,668561,00.html   (847 words)

  
 Comedy Central Profile
Comedy Central is the first choice for distinctive comedy.
Comedy Central offers viewers a fresh perspective on politics, news and entertainment with a unique sensibility that can be found only at Comedy Central.
Comedy Central targets A25-34, which drives Comedy’s highly-ranked concentration of Adults 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54.
www.cabletvadbureau.com /02Profiles/ComedyProf.htm   (328 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Comedy Central and Dave Chappelle meet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Dave Chappelle has met with executives at Comedy Central for the first time since his unscheduled "spiritual retreat" in South Africa forced the suspension of the third season of his show.
Comedy Central President Doug Herzog met with Chappelle Friday in Los Angeles, network spokesman Tony Fox said.
Meanwhile, Comedy Central sold another 400,000 copies last week of its DVD of the show's second season, for a total of 1.4 million so far.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/news/2005-06-08-chappelle-comedy-central_x.htm?csp=34   (240 words)

  
 Reality TV Website.com - Reality TV News
With LEGENDS, Comedy Central is developing a new type of documentary series, one that takes an inside look at the legends of comedy as told through the voices of comedy insiders and those that worked with and knew each legend intimately.
Comedy Central celebrates the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series′ 10th season as the boys are back with seven all-new episodes.
Comedy Central has found a cure for SCRUBS fans with Zach Braff and his clan of interns joining the laugh channel in syndication this fall.
www.realitytvwebsite.com /news053106c.html   (1428 words)

  
 Comedy Central
Logo: The Comedy Central globe of the era (which does not tilt to a side, has yellow text, and a purplish top) is posed in a background of spare tires, kind of like a junkyard.
Comedy Central's recent showing of the South Park episode "Cartman's Mom Is A Dirty Slut" kept this logo, suprisingly.
Is seen on all original Comedy Central programming, such as "The Daily Show", "South Park", and "The Man Show." This logo has also been plastered Columbia-Tristar style on nearly all pre-2000 original programming as well.
members.fortunecity.com /teamfx2000/ParamountTV/comedycentral.htm   (800 words)

  
 Comedy Unveils Motherload Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Comedy Central unveiled details on its new broadband network Motherload on Tuesday in New York.
Beth Lewand, Comedy Centrals’ vp of digital media, added that next year, the network is exploring conducting a competition among Motherload fans that will solicit user-generated video content.
While Motherload will rely heavily on popular Comedy Central fare such as South Park and The Daily Show, it will not be the place to see full-length episodes of these series, as is the case with Nickelodeon’s TurboNick platform.
www.mediaweek.com /mw/news/recent_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001351483   (826 words)

  
 The View Askewniverse - News - COMEDY CENTRAL PICKS UP CLERKS THE CARTOON
NEW YORK (Variety) - Comedy Central has brought smiles to the faces of four studios by purchasing reruns of TV series that were gathering cobwebs on their shelves.
Comedy Central also bought a fifth busted network-primetime series, "Undergrads" (13 half-hours), from Decode Entertainment.
For example, Comedy Central took a chance on reruns of "Sports Night," the ABC series that drew critical praise but failed to find an audience for two seasons from 1998 to 2000.
www.viewaskew.com /news/oct02/1.html   (349 words)

  
 Wired 13.02: Building the Fun Bomb
Young men continue to desert the broadcast networks to watch cable, yet Comedy Central has to compete for their attention not just with every other channel on TV but with videogames, MP3s, Internet porn, and whatever else guys do in their spare time.
He loves comedy, but even when he was looking for a job, he couldn't bring himself to watch much of it on TV.
Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and MTV are all owned by Viacom, as are CBS, Infinity Radio, Paramount Pictures, and Simon & Schuster.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/13.02/comedy.html   (895 words)

  
 IGN: Comedy Central Announces New Shows for '05
South Park continues to be one of the highest rated comedy series on cable and The Daily Show, once a time filler that was little more than an excuse for Craig Kilborn to further hone the snide attitude he developed on ESPN, has become a highly rated and critically respected news commentary program.
Comedy Central is eager to capitalize on their success, as evidenced by a press release today that announced several new pilots for the network.
Macdonald is returning to sketch comedy while Kennedy is exploring stereotypes and social expectations in a series that sounds a lot like his old WB series, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, with a social conscience.
filmforce.ign.com /articles/566/566546p1.html   (811 words)

  
 Michelle Malkin: "DO THE RIGHT THING! SHOW MOHAMMED"
Parker and Stone were angered when told by Comedy Central several weeks ago that they could not run an image of Muhammad, according to a person close to the show who didn't want to be identified because of the issue's sensitivity.
Comedy Central said in a statement issued Thursday: "In light of recent world events, we feel we made the right decision." Its executives would not comment further.
The bottom line apparently for comedy central is that an offensive image of Christ is AOK but a static image of Mohammad is verboten is unacceptable.
michellemalkin.com /archives/004982.htm   (5120 words)

  
 Brit hit Norton joins Comedy club in U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Comedy Central seemed a safer place to start in America," said Norton, who is on a stand-up comedy tour of the States.
Although "So" is rebroadcast in the States and other countries, the untitled Comedy Central project represents Norton's first original venture outside the United Kingdom.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the two-year pact is standard for talent on Comedy, which typically commits to 13 episodes with an option for a second season as it did with "Chappelle's Show" and "Reno 911!" The network also could potentially order an additional nine episodes for the first season.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1985072   (538 words)

  
 What people are saying about comedy central right now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Comedy Central - Shop eBay Find a vast selection of television memorabilia from ads and flyers to wardrobe items, new or used, it's all on eBay.
Filed under: Comedy, Talent, Industry, The Daily Show, Celebrities, Comedy Central When it was announced that Microsoft signed on The Daily Show...
Dog Bites Man: doggone funny Looks like Comedy Central might have another winner on their hands with Dog Bites Man, a comedy about a TV news team...
technorati.com /tags/comedy+central   (522 words)

  
 Comedy Central Offers Chappelle Leftovers - Dec 05, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dec 5, 2005, 10:30 AM PT Sure, Dave Chappelle went AWOL earlier this year, forcing Comedy Central to sideline his hugely popular show, but now the cable network is getting the last laugh.
Comedy Central announced Monday that Chappelle's Show is finally returning in 2006.
But while Comedy Central execs have publicly left the door open for the Half-Baked star to resume his show, Monday's announcement seems to confirm that Chappelle's Show won't go back into production.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,17903,00.html   (461 words)

  
 Asian Media Watch | Feature | Comedy Central sporadically broadcasts remaining episodes of Banzai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Comedy Central has removed "Banzai" from its programming schedule after only airing five out of the ten episodes it purchased from RDF Media.
Comedy Central has purchased ten episodes of "Banzai" and will air them on Thursdays at 10:30 p.m.
They are falsely promoting it as a "Japanese gaming series" (see Comedy Central commercial) when Banzai is actually produced in the United Kingdom by Gary Monaghan of RDF Media.
www.asianmediawatch.net /banzai   (887 words)

  
 Comedy Central: Home - Source for comedians, funny videos, TV shows, movies, games, jokes, ringtones and more
Comedy Central: Home - Source for comedians, funny videos, TV shows, movies, games, jokes, ringtones and more
Visit the Movies site for comedy trailers and more.
It's the funniest bits from New York's famed alternative comedy scene.
www.comedycentral.com   (224 words)

  
 The Comedy Nest - Montreal's "Comedy Central"
Not to be confused with the guy who kept hiding behind the fence on that Tim Allen sitcom.
Larry made his comedy debut in Hamilton more than 20 years ago.
Management reserves the right to correct and / or to supersede any information displayed on this web site by advising customers at its place of business at the time of ticket purchase, or at the time of admission, or by any other means.
www.thecomedynest.com   (163 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Comedy Central will boost its strong late-night lineup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NEW YORK — Comedy Central hopes to build on Jon Stewart's momentum by adding three new series for late night, a key time slot for the cable channel's core audience of young men.
Late-night expansion has been a top priority for Comedy Central, which starts original programming at 10 p.m.
Comedy has changed its plans for another potential Daily Show companion, Gone Hollywood, a parody of infotainment news shows.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/news/2005-05-03-daily-show-spinoff_x.htm   (656 words)

  
 Comedy Central Keeps Colbert - Nov 02, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nov 2, 2005, 4:15 PM PT Comedy Central is sticking with Stephen Colbert--and that's tonight's wørd.
The cable network has given The Colbert Report a full-year order, ensuring the new half-hour The Daily Show spinoff, which pokes fun of political punditry, is going to be around until at least 2007.
The Emmy-winning Stewart, who has two years left on his current deal with Comedy Central, may even appear on The Colbert Report soon.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,17706,00.html?tnews   (456 words)

  
 Stop Comedy Central (Viacom) Banzai Petition
Comedy Central's decision to broadcast and promote the TV show "Banzai" shows a blatant disregard for the consequences and power of racial media stereotypes.
Asian American children are especially susceptible to the taunts and ostracism of their peers, who are likely to be entertained by the show's simplistic comedy premises and fast pace, but are unlikely to have developed the critical facilities necessary to reject the stereotypes presented.
The Stop Comedy Central (Viacom) Banzai Petition to Viacom and Comedy Central was created by Concerned Asian American and written by James Fujikawa.
www.petitiononline.com /ccbanzai/petition.html   (642 words)

  
 S T E L L A
The entire STELLA Comedy Central series is available for download at the iTunes music store - in the TV shows section.
The STELLA series was on Comedy Central last summer.
The Comedy Central TV series is inspired, in part, by these shorts.
www.stellacomedy.com /index.php   (415 words)

  
 Comedy Central Presents TV Show - Comedy Central Presents Television Show - TV.com
On Friday nights, when you've got nothing else to do, you can just flick the channel to Comedy Central and watch some of the worlds finest comedians at work.
Tell the world what you think of Comedy Central Presents, write a review for this show.
Premium Blend is a stand-up comedy show on Comedy Central.
www.tv.com /comedy-central-presents/show/2649/summary.html   (272 words)

  
 Comedy Central Presents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Featuring 60% original programming, Comedy Central presents the biggest comedy stars from the past and present along with today s hottest newcomers.
Comedy Central's schedule is an eclectic mix of...
Comedy Central Presents Unlike the shitty show "100 Greatest Standup's of all Time" that Comedy Central presented, which proclaimed Richard Pryor the number one stand up of all time because he has MS...
www.comedyliveshows.com /comedycentralpresents   (1299 words)

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