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The Comedy Channel (United States)

Index The Comedy Channel (United States)

The Comedy Channel was a television comedy cable channel owned by HBO, a division of Time Warner. [1]

33 relations: Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind, BCE Inc., Bell Media, Cable television, Chicago Sun-Times, Clutch Cargo, Comedy Central, CTV Television Network, Ha! (TV channel), HBO, Jack Handey, Jon Stewart, Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp, Manhattan, Marc Maron, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Night After Night with Allan Havey, Patty Rosborough, Rachel Sweet, Rich Hall, Saturday Night Live, Short Attention Span Theater, Sports Monster, Stand-up comedy, Supercar (TV series), Television comedy, The Higgins Boys and Gruber, The Kentucky Fried Movie, Viacom, Viacom (original), WarnerMedia, Young Frankenstein.

Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind

Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind is an interview program hosted and produced by comedian Alan King for the American cable's The Comedy Channel, a predecessor of Comedy Central.

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BCE Inc.

BCE Inc., formerly Bell Canada Enterprises, is a publicly-traded holding company for Canada's largest communications network and associated mass media holdings.

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Bell Media

Bell Media Inc. (French: Bell Média) is the mass media subsidiary of BCE Inc. (also known as Bell Canada Enterprises, the parent company of the former telephone monopoly Bell Canada).

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Cable television

Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Clutch Cargo

Clutch Cargo is an American animated television series produced by Cambria Productions and syndicated beginning on March 9, 1959.

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Comedy Central

Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

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CTV Television Network

The CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is an English-language broadcast television network in Canada launched in 1961.

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Ha! (TV channel)

Ha!, owned by Viacom, was one of the first American all-comedy channels available to basic cable subscribers.

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HBO

Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..

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Jack Handey

Jack Handey (born February 25, 1949) is an American humorist.

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Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, political commentator, actor, and television host.

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Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp

Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp is an American action/adventure comedy series that originally aired on ABC from September 12, 1970 to January 2, 1971.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Marc Maron

Marcus David Maron (born September 27, 1963) is an American stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer and actor.

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) is an American television comedy series created by Joel Hodgson and produced by Alternaversal Productions, LLC.

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Night After Night with Allan Havey

Night After Night with Allan Havey is a late night talk show which aired on The Comedy Channel and, later, Comedy Central from 1989 to 1992.

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Patty Rosborough

Patty Rosborough is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television writer.

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Rachel Sweet

Rachel Sweet Palmer (born July 28, 1962; accessed May 2, 2014. in Akron, Ohio)Campbell, Mary (1979), ", Lewiston ''Daily Sun'', September 12, 1979, p. 16, retrieved 2010-11-22.

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Rich Hall

Richard Travis Hall (born 10 June 1954) is an American comedian, writer, and musician, first coming to prominence as a sketch comedian in the 1980s.

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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.

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Short Attention Span Theater

Short Attention Span Theater (often abbreviated to SAST) was an American clip show in which the hosts presented short segments of stand-up comedy acts and scenes from films airing on HBO and Cinemax.

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Sports Monster

Sports Monster was a television program that aired on The Comedy Channel in 1990 and 1991.

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Stand-up comedy

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.

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Supercar (TV series)

Supercar was a children's TV show produced by Gerry Anderson and Arthur Provis' AP Films for ATV and ITC Entertainment.

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Television comedy

Television comedy had a presence from the earliest days of broadcasting.

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The Higgins Boys and Gruber

The Higgins Boys and Gruber was an American cable television show that aired on weekday afternoons on The Comedy Channel, a precursor to the cable network Comedy Central, from 1989 to 1991.

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The Kentucky Fried Movie

The Kentucky Fried Movie is a 1977 independently made American anthology comedy film, produced by Kim Jorgensen, Larry Kostroff, and Robert K. Weiss and directed by John Landis. Among the numerous star cameos are George Lazenby, Bill Bixby, Henry Gibson, Barry Dennen, Donald Sutherland, Tony Dow, Stephen Bishop, and the voice of Shadoe Stevens. According to David Zucker on the DVD commentary track, David Letterman auditioned for the role of the newscaster but was not selected. The film also features many former members of The Groundlings and The Second City. The "feature presentation" portion of the film stars Evan C. Kim and hapkido Grand Master Bong Soo Han. The Kentucky Fried Movie marked the first film appearances of a number of actors who later became famous, as well as being the vehicle that launched the careers of the Zucker brothers, Abrahams, and Landis. Landis' work on the film was responsible for his being recommended to direct National Lampoon's Animal House in 1978. The film's writers were the team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, who subsequently wrote and directed Airplane!, Top Secret!, and the Police Squad! television series and its film spin-offs, ''The Naked Gun'' films.

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Viacom

Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.

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Viacom (original)

The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (originally an initialism of Video & Audio Communications) was an American media conglomerate.

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WarnerMedia

Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Comedy_Channel_(United_States)

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