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Topic: Comedy Central

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…

Marsh Broflovski Cartman & McCormick: If South Park Were an Ad Agency

Faction copywriter's illustrated reimagining

South Park begins its 19th season on Wednesday, which makes it older than plenty of notable ad agencies. (Droga5 isn't even 10 yet.) To celebrate the never-endingly awesome Comedy Central…

Comedy Central Bought This Full-Page New York Times Ad to Send Off Jon Stewart

His final Daily Show is tonight

Back page of A section of @nytimes. Lovely & Sad. #JonVoyage pic.twitter.com/CKSLIw54Ux — Eileen Murphy (@NYTeileen) August 6, 2015 Many of Jon Stewart's fans—and even his nemesis, Arby's—are sending him well wishes…

Comedy Central Caters to Badgeless Comic-Con Dwellers With GIFs and Mini Golf

Plus, a Drunk History photo booth

Comic-Con, which kicks off today in San Diego, is one of the hottest and hard-to-come-by tickets in the events world. So, Comedy Central is hoping to lure some of those…

Twitter Is Now Letting Apps Advertise With Video

Previews mean more downloads

Twitter's video ads are looking for a little more action. For the first time, the microblogging platform is allowing advertisers to drive app installs directly from promoted videos, the company…

South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone Sign Lucrative Extension With Comedy Central, Hulu

Deals secure the show through 2019

Unlike death-prone Kenny, it seems that South Park will live forever. The show is going to air for at least another five years—which will take it through Season 23 in 2019—thanks…

Comedian Natasha Leggero Talks Getting High on YouTube

Plus, the highbrow TV drama that always puts her to sleep

Specs Age 41 Claim to fame Comedian; co-creator and star of Another Period on Comedy Central (premieres June 23) Base Los Angeles Twitter @natashaleggero What's the first information you consume in the morning? My dogs must…

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