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Topic: Comedy Central

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…

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…

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