Comedy Central Sweden

Comedy Central Sweden
Comedy Central Sweden
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Launched January 1, 2009
Owned by MTV Networks Europe
Audience share 0.2% (2009, [1])
Boxer Channel 11
Canal Digital
Com Hem Channel 62
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.[2]

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.[3]

Logo used at launch.

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.[4] The channel will be added to the Viasat platform on September 1, 2009.[5]

On October 5, 2010, The Daily Show premiered on Comedy Central in Sweden, having previously been broadcast on Canal+ and Kanal 9.[6] 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:


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