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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 […]

HBO gets Daily Show star for new satire series

HBO has ordered a new satirical comedy series that will be fronted by John Oliver, one of the stars of Comedy Central’s flagship programme The Daily Show. Oliver fronted The Daily Show through the summer in the absence of regular host Jon Stewart In his as-yet-untitled HBO series, Oliver will present a satirical look at […]

Yahoo launches new video app

Yahoo has launched a new mobile video app called YahooScreen and has signed a deal with Viacom to add Comedy Central clips to the service. Available now on iOS devices, the app is designed to make it easy for viewers to access content from Yahoo and its partners through a “simple, intuitive” interface, according to […]

ATF Buyer Profile: Sian Ju Tan, MTV and Comedy Central

Sian Ju Tan Vice President of MTV & Comedy Central Brands, Asia Viacom International Media Networks  Comedy Central launched a dedicated Asian network across the region at the start of November and struck a raft of deals with carriage operators including Singapore’s Starhub. Philippines’ SkyTel and Mongolia’s SkyMedia. The channel will also launch on Mediacorp’s […]