Comedy Central International

Comedy Central taps Defy for digital shorts

Comedy Central International has struck a partnership with digital media producer Defy Media for the production and distribution of content under Defy’s key Smosh and ScreenJunkies brands. Comedy Central International and Defy Media will co-produce ten brand new episodes of the Smosh short-form pop culture-focused humour series Every Blank Ever for Comedy Central International’s digital […]

Comedy Central debuts social media shows

Comedy Central International has greenlit a slate of five digital short-form shows that will play on social media platforms YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook. The commissioned shows will also go out on the Comedy Central app and online via the Comedy Central UK website. The series include Bad Snappers (pictured), a 10×60 second sketch series that […]

Viacom poaches Turner comedy exec

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Turner Broadcasting executive Jemma Yates as VP, content, Comedy Central International. Yates will take up the newly created, London-based role in January, reporting to Jill Offman, VIMN’s managing director of Comedy Central UK and senior vice-president, comedy for VIMN. She will work across VIMN’s portfolio of 17 international comedy […]

Comedy Central UK renews Men

UK pay TV channel Comedy Central has acquired the eleventh season of long running CBS comedy Two and a Half Men. The deal, with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, will see the new season launch on the network this coming fall. Jill Offman, managing director, Comedy Central UK and senior VP of content, Comedy Central […]