- Comedy Central Sweden
Comedy Central Sweden Launched January 1, 2009 Owned by MTV Networks Europe Audience share 0.2% (2009, ) Website www.comedycentral.tv Availability Terrestrial Boxer Channel 11 Satellite Canal Digital Viasat Cable Com Hem Channel 62 Tele2 IPTV Telia Digital-tv Channel 103
Comedy Central Sweden is a television channel owned by MTV Networks Europe, broadcasting to Sweden. MTV Networks have said that the channel will feature both original Swedish productions made for the channel and imported content.
The channel applied for license to broadcast in the terrestrial network in Sweden in February 2008 and on March 27, 2008 they were granted a license to broadcast nationally between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. from January 1, 2009.
The channel launched on January 1, 2009, opening with an episode of South Park and the Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson. During its first month, the channel launched on Boxer, Canal Digital, Com Hem, Tele2, Telia Digital-tv, SPA, Borderlight and IP Sweden. The channel will be added to the Viasat platform on September 1, 2009.
On October 5, 2010, The Daily Show premiered on Comedy Central in Sweden, having previously been broadcast on Canal+ and Kanal 9. The show is broadcast at 7 p.m. Swedish time, only 14 hours after its original U.S. broadcast, and then repeated at 11.05 p.m. This is unusually fast as American talk shows are normally shown with a one week delay in Sweden.
Programmes available include:
- 8 Simple Rules
- According to Jim
- Dead Like Me
- Dirty Sexy Funny
- Everybody Hates Chris
- Everybody Loves Raymond
- Important Things with Demetri Martin
- Insomniac with Dave Attell
- Kenny vs. Spenny
- Mind of Mencia
- New Kids
- Out Of Practice
- Rules Of Engagement
- Sex and the City
- South Park
- Stand-up Saturday
- The Colbert Report (Global Edition)
- The Jeff Dunham Show
- The King of Queens
- The Office (US)
- Unhappily Ever After
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- ^ Här är Comedy Centrals och MTVs nya programdirektör, Dagens Media, February 8, 2008
- ^ Tillstånd att sända TV-program, page 63, Swedish Radio and TV Authority, March 27, 2008
- ^ "Om Comedy Central". comedcentral.tv. http://www.comedycentral.tv/Faq.aspx. Retrieved 2009-01-09. [dead link]
- ^ "Viasat lanserar Comedy Central" (Press release). Viasat Sverige. June 4, 2009. http://www.viasat.se/node/857.
- ^ ""Daily show" tillbaka i svensk tv". Barometern. October 4, 2010. http://www.barometern.se/noje_o_kultur/TT_n_je/daily-show-tillbaka-i-svensk-tv%282130946%29.gm.
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