News brief: Foxtel goes big on Comedy Central shows

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel has picked up a package of shows from Comedy Central.

The programmes will go out on Foxtel’s Comedy Channel. The package includes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, South Park, Workaholics and Key & Peele, as well as picking up specials including The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco and Jim Jeffries: Alcoholocaust.

The Comedy Central shows are distributed internationally by Viacom International Media Networks.