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2013-07-11 16:23:00

Fans Get Access to Uncut, Uncensored Stand-Up with Unlimited Streams and Downloads On Multiple Platforms for $5 per Special NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL today announces the launch of CC:Stand-Up Direct, a new distribution platform that delivers unlimited streams and downloads of uncut, uncensored stand-up specials, further expanding the multiplatform footprint of the #1 brand in comedy. The new initiative, available at ccdirect.comedycentral.com, provides...

2013-06-06 12:26:39

Gives Fans the Ability to View as a Programmed Channel, a Tool to Discover Comedians and Share Comedic Content NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has opened its vault to give fans the ultimate in stand-up comedy binge viewing. The #1 brand in comedy announced today the launch of CC: Stand-Up, an innovative, free app for iPhone and iPad, available exclusively on the App Store. This innovative video App is a stand-alone extension of COMEDY CENTRAL that brings...

2013-01-31 12:26:14

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has created CC Studios, a new, in-house creative initiative that will develop content, concepts and talent for digital platforms, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development & Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL and Erik Flannigan, Executive Vice President, Digital Media, Viacom Entertainment Group. Allison Kingsley has been named Vice President of Digital Development, COMEDY CENTRAL and will oversee CC...

2012-04-13 02:21:29

NEW YORK, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has announced today the launch of "'The Daily Show' Headlines," a new mobile and tablet app available beginning today as a free download for iOS and Android devices. After listening to viewer and fan feedback, the free app provides users with easier access to the best moments of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," as well as digital exclusives and much more. "'The Daily Show' Headlines" app delivers "The Daily Show" headlines through...

2012-04-02 06:25:21

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, announced today that legendary comedian Don Rickles will be honored as the recipient of the prestigious "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence" at this year's ceremony. "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart will present him with the prestigious award. The "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence" is presented annually in honor of iconic comedian...

2012-03-21 10:23:25

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, announced today that Robin Williams will be honored as the recipient of the prestigious "Stand-Up Icon" award. This honor is bestowed each year to a modern icon, an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to stand-up comedy and whose impact and innovations have changed the landscape and inspired future generations of entertainers. Williams...

2011-11-30 14:12:00

<font size="2" face="Arial"></font> NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Star of NBC's "Chuck," voice actor for "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Halo: Reach," owner of the nerd culture site www.TheNerdMachine.com and video game super fan Zachary Levi will host Spike TV's 2011 "Video Game Awards" (#VGA). Telecasting from Los Angeles, CA and featuring some of the most notable names in video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more, the two-hour event honoring...