Comedy Central has re-upped its biggest ongoing series through 2016. The Viacom network said today that it would purchase three more seasons of Tosh.0, with the popular series' just-inked sixth season to premiere on Feb. 18.
At the FX upfront breakfast this year, John Landgraf said something surprising: the company was rolling out a new digital service called FX Now.
This June, stand-up comedy is coming to your cellphone. And your iPad. And your connected TV. And your computer. It’s all part of Comedy Central’s CC: Stand-Up app, a sort of video encyclopedia of comedians that features a regularly updated livestream of new content and a suggestion feature designed to recommend the next installment in a comedy binge.
Can you sell a raunchy comedy to the audience using only one cable network group? Relativity is betting you can. Viacom, parent company of Comedy Central, MTV, BET and VH1, has an unprecedented exclusive deal to hype its Movie 43, a raunchy comedy coming out in January and starring Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber (yes, you read that correctly).