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Comedy Central blocks international visitors from Daily Show, Colbert Report

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International fans of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report are no longer able to see videos from the show – including the archival videos from both show’s history – after Comedy Central upgraded its video player and blocked international visitors. Previously, both sites allowed international visitors to watch clips of the show, including the latest episodes. The only parts that were geoblocked were full episodes. Now, you must be […]

Comedy Central to bring out new HD channel

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Comedy Central has joined a long list of television channels that will bring out a high definition channel, with the debut of Comedy Central HD being launched on Cablevision Systems today, then will roll out the service to Cox Communications and DirecTV later this month. The channel will feature 200 hours of programming in native HD, with almost 30 of the past episodes of South Park, the first two seasons […]

Comics to testify in court

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Hosts of Comedy Central’s two late-night comedy shows, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report (broadcast on The Comedy Channel in Australia), Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are listed as three and four of 32 people called to testify to a court about the lawsuit against Google and Youtube by Viacom, owners of Comedy Central. The Executive Chairman of Viacom is listed, as well as Google’s Larry Page, Sergey Brin […]