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Netflix orders talk show from Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj

Netflix is bringing in yet another talk show, this time with The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj. The show is set to debut later this year. Netflix has committed to a 32-episode order, making Minhaj the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy talk show. In the show, Minaj will explore the modern cultural and political […]

Viacom launches Daily Show on Amazon Alexa in the UK

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is launching a spin-off digest of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah for Amazon Alexa users in the UK. Customers that use Amazon’s voice control service will be able to access a Daily Show Flash Briefing, featuring daily new snippets from the Comedy Central late night talk show. UK fans […]

Game of Thrones tops Facebook buzz chart

Game of Thrones was the most talked about TV show on Facebook this year, while a Lip Sync Battle segment was among the most-watched videos on YouTube. Facebook and YouTube have both revealed year in review usage and viewing information, which casts new light on what is talked about on social media and what short-form […]

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 […]

Amazon chooses first-ever original TV series

Amazon has selected the pilots that it will take to series with a John Goodman comedy, another from True Blood director Michael Lehmann and three kids series. The five series come from a pool of 14 pilots that Amazon launched on its Prime Instant Video service in the US and Lovefilm service in the UK […]

Yahoo! greenlights six original series

Yahoo! has ordered six new series as its push into original content continues. The internet firm unveiled the shows at its ‘New Front’ event in New York last night. Morgan Spurlock is producing Losing Your Virginity with John Stamos in which the eponymous actor will interview celebrities about how they lost their virginity. The Daily […]