NewsComedy central1 March 2023

On March 1, 1+1 media launches the Comedy Central TV channel

On March 1, 2023, a new TV channel - Comedy Central - will be added to the portfolio of partner TV channels of 1+1 media. The TV channel will replace Paramount Comedy and will be present in most types of reception: on OTT-platforms, in the packages of the satellite communication operator Viasat and in the cable broadcast.

Comedy Central is a global entertainment brand that is part of Paramount, one of the world's leading media companies, known for iconic brands such as MTV, Nickelodeon and the legendary Paramount Pictures studio. Comedy Central provides audiences with access to relevant comedy content, the best series, shows and specials. It is a channel aimed at an audience of 18 to 49 years and reaches around 300 million households in more than 150 countries. Since its launch under its current name in the USA in 1991, the channel has won the hearts of millions of viewers and has become a leader in the entertainment segment. At different times, the TV channel premiered such top shows: the animated series "South Park", the popular satirical project "The Daily Show", stand-up performances by world-famous comedians Amy Schumer and Kevin Hart, and much more.

The Comedy Central library in Ukraine will consist of cult television hits that have become the leaders of television viewing around the world, such as "The Big Bang Theory", "South Park", "Friends", "Renault 911", "Workaholics", "Key and Peele" , "Aquafina - Nora from Queens", "Young Sheldon", "Worse Happens", "The Good Place", "The Corporation", "How I Met Your Mother", "Supermarket" and exclusive premieres to be announced. For example, on March 20, the channel will premiere the new animated series "Beavis and Butthead Mike Judge" (2022) with two world-famous cult characters who enter a new era and try to find their place, not forgetting about epic fictions.

"The content of the Comedy Central TV channel has been proven over the years and has made Ukrainians fall in love with it. Therefore, the launch of the TV channel is a response to the request of viewers who, more than ever, need positive and life-affirming content," commented Oksana Petryshyn , general producer of the TET TV channel and Comedy Central.

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Paramount Global is a leading global media company that creates premium entertainment content for audiences around the world. Bringing together its legendary studios, television networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of brands includes, among others, CBS, Showtime, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount+. Popular entertainment TV channels of the company are watched in 180 countries of the world. In Ukraine, Paramount represents the TV channels Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, MTV Global, MTV Live HD, MTV 80s, MTV 90s, MTV 00s, Comedy Central, which are part of the 1+1 media distribution portfolio.

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