Topic: Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore's Ratings Are 55% Lower Than The Colbert Report, and This Clip May Prove Why

Many viewers attack a perceived 'anti-intellectual' shift

Has Comedy Central's late-night talk lineup lost some of its intellectualism since the departures of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert? Yes, according to quite a few viewers on Reddit, and…

The Super Bowl Is Stephen Colbert's Opening Act, and He's Ready to Make the Most of It

Sunday may bring his biggest audience ever

CBS should have no problem drawing at least 110 million viewers to its Super Bowl 50 broadcast on Feb. 7, but the network has even grander ambitions for what could…

Here’s How Viacom’s Networks Will Try to Bounce Back in 2016

Comedy Central, MTV and TV Land announce big renewals, new shows

After a rough couple of years for its cable networks, Viacom is trying to finally right the ship in 2016. Ratings for Viacom's TV networks—including MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Spike and…

The Ads Are Defeated, for Now, on South Park's Brilliant, Biting Season Finale

But in the end, 'You will never be rid of ads'

The ads lost the battle on South Park's season finale Wednesday night—although they may still end up winning the war. The Dec. 9 episode, "PC Principal Final Justice," brought the Comedy Central show's…

South Park Sets Its Sights on Advertising Yet Again, Blasting Branded Content and Targeted Ads

The kids learn anything (or anyone) could be an ad

Trey Parker and Matt Stone hysterically satirized ad blocking and sponsored content during the Nov. 18 episode of South Park, but it turns out the show creators still had plenty…

Ad of the Day: Rick and Morty Fans Find Their Carl's Jr. Ad to Be Quite Tasty Indeed

The show's creators produced the spot with 72andSunny

Die-hard fans of Adult Swim's cult favorite hit Rick and Morty are jonesing for Season 3, but they'll have to settle instead for a Season 2 marathon this week on…

Nightly Show Host Larry Wilmore on the Difference Between Trolling and Lurking

Plus, how he feels about satirizing this election season

Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 p.m.) Base New York Twitter @LarryWilmore Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Larry…

Hot List: Here Are the Top TV Shows, Stars and Networks of 2015

Readers and editors agree Empire ruled the year

Amid the clutter of today's TV options, there are still several standout shows and networks worth celebrating. Adweek's annual Host List is a two-part celebration of the best that TV, print…

How Trevor Noah Is Making The Daily Show His Own, Without Changing It Completely

Late night’s only millennial host opens up about his first month

On Sept. 28, the final piece of the recast late-night lineup clicked into place with the debut of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Replacing an icon like Jon Stewart…

In Just 9 Months, Comedy Central Reshaped Late Night and Kept Advertisers Happy

Network rebounded after losing Stewart and Colbert

Not so long ago, Comedy Central's late-night lineup consisted of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. What a difference a year makes. "If you had told…