Michele Ganeless

To Get Its Message to Advertisers, Comedy Central Let Its Stars Crack Jokes

Comedy Central set expectations high for Thursday's upfront presentation by adopting a Donald Trumpesque slogan: "Making upfronts great again." Then the network did just that.

So Who Is Trevor Noah, the Guy Replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

Trevor Noah is not a household name, or at least he wasn't yesterday. The comedian has been a Daily Show contributor for all of three months, and now he's taking over the whole thing when Jon Stewart departs "sometime later this year," in the words of Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless. But the network is confident it has the right person for the job.

Media Luminaries Celebrate From Barcelona to Beverly Hills

From the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to a charity event in Beverly Hills, media personalities from tech to Hollywood were out in full force.

Comedy Central Establishes New Division

It's not just South Park DVDs anymore: Comedy Central has established Comedy Central Enterprises, which will oversee various ancillary businesses of the MTV Networks cable concern, including consumer products, home video, CDs, digital downloads, publishing and live touring. Mitch Fried will head the new division as evp and report to Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless.