Comedy Central

American cable and satellite television channel

Comedy Central is an American cable channel that specializes in comedy and stand-up. Programs include TV shows, movies, and stand-up comedy. It was launched on June 1, 1991. Its headquarters are in New York City, New York. It is a merger between MTV Networks' HA! and HBO's Comedy Channel.

Comedy Central
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
Headquarters345 Hudson Street
New York, New York, U.S. 10014
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 4:3 480i letterboxed for the SDTV feed)
OwnerParamount Media Networks
Warner Bros. Discovery
ParentMTV Entertainment Group
Sister channels
LaunchedApril 1, 1991; 33 years ago (1991-04-01)
ReplacedThe Comedy Channel
Ha! (channel was a merger of the two formerly-separate services)
Former namesCTV: The Comedy Network (April 1 – June 1, 1991)
WebcastCC Live (U.S. pay-TV subscribers only)
Available on most cable providersChannel slots vary on each system
Dish NetworkChannel 107 (HD)
DirecTVChannel 249 (East; HD) (exp. 8/2/22)
Channel 249-1 (West; HD) (exp. 8/2/22)
Verizon FiosChannel 190 (SD)
Channel 690 (HD)
Channel 140 (SD)
Channel 1140 (HD)
U-Verse TVChannel 122 (SD) (exp. 8/2/22)
Channel 122 (HD) (exp. 8/2/22)
Streaming media
FuboTV, Philo, Sling TV, DirecTV Stream (exp. 8/2/22), Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, Vidgo TV

The station's programs include South Park, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Tosh.0 with Daniel Tosh, and Futurama.

Comedy Central also features a Secret Stash program. Airing on late Saturday night, Secret Stash would show generally R-rated movies and stand-up comedy. The program is mostly unedited, uncut, leaving language in that is normally cut out. Sometimes nudity is shown.

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