Hulu Becomes Exclusive Home For Streaming ‘South Park’
Jul14

Hulu Becomes Exclusive Home For Streaming ‘South Park’

Over the course of its 17-year history, the “South Park” archive has been available all over the place — on basic cable, syndicated on ad-supported television, on Netflix, on SouthParkStudios.com and on Hulu. Today, with the competition for web programming hot, exclusivity matters. Comedy Central’s celebrated, animated series from Trey Parker and Matt Stone has taken advantage of the situation by making a three-year deal with...

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Larry Wilmore Will Replace Colbert On Comedy Central
May09

Larry Wilmore Will Replace Colbert On Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore, currently Senior Black Correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” will begin a new show in Stephen Colbert’s time slot when the latter leaves the cable network for “The Late Show” on CBS. Wilmore’s show, which starts in January, will be called “The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore.” Stewart created the series. Comedy Central’s...

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Comedy Central Gets Serious About Logo
Dec09

Comedy Central Gets Serious About Logo

Comedy Central is changing its logo in 2011 to stay current in the age of social media. Bob Salazar, senior vice president/creative director, brand creative for Comedy Central: 10 years, that was the last time we did anything this meaningful. If you think of social media, videogames, and the conventional competition, it has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Even though the brand has never been as strong, we felt that...

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Announcing…The American Comedy Awards
Sep17

Announcing…The American Comedy Awards

Just what the world needs…one more awards show. This one, however, will honor the year’s best funny bits in film, television, digital shorts and performance. The American Comedy Awards is a partnership between Comedy Central and the Emmy® Award-winning Don Mischer Productions. It ill premiere in 2010 and be broadcast simultaneously on Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land. Judd Apatow, please get your notecards...

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‘Futurama’ Gets Second Life
Jun10

‘Futurama’ Gets Second Life

Cartoon fans have spoken again. “Futurama,” canceled by Fox six years ago, is being resurrected by Comedy Central. The cable network has ordered 26 new episodes of Fry, Bender and friends to air beginning in 2010. As with “Family Guy,” strong DVD sales and popular TV reruns led to the show’s...

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