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Topic: Comedy Central

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…

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…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…

3 Takeaways From Trevor Noah’s Daily Show Debut

Comedian doesn't veer from what worked under Jon Stewart

That sound you just heard was Comedy Central exhaling. The Trevor Noah era of The Daily Show kicked off Monday night, and it felt like the summer of 2013 over again.…

As Late Night's First Millennial Host, Trevor Noah Is Perfectly Positioned for Success

Survey shows Gen Y is eager for strong satirical news

Stephen Colbert's return to late-night television—and his Late Show's nightly battle with The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon for viewers, bookings and buzz—grabbed the majority of attention and headlines this…

Viacom Goes Big With Trevor Noah's Daily Show Debut, Which Will Air on All Its Networks

Will simulcast on MTV, VH1, BET and more

Comedy Central is giving Trevor Noah the biggest platform possible when he makes his Daily Show hosting debut on Monday: Parent company Viacom will simulcast his first episode across all…

Tumblr’s First CMO on How to Grow While Staying True to the Brand

Stephanie Dolgins discusses new gig

Specs Current gig Chief marketing officer, Tumblr Previous gig Principal, Dolgins & Company Age 44 Adweek: You're Tumblr's first CMO. Why is there a need for one now? Stephanie Dolgins: Tumblr did a tremendous job of…

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