Yes the world’s biggest comedy channel – Comedy Central has finally arrived in India. Comedy Central in India is a localised version of Comedy Central which first began in the United States in the 1990s. And as the name suggests it concentrates solely on comedy. The channel is India’s first 24-hour channel dedicated to English language comedy content. Comedy Central has expanded globally with localized channels in Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latin America, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom / Ireland ,Spain and finally in India. Did you know that On November 15, 1989, Time Warner, owners of HBO, launched The Comedy Channel as the first cable channel devoted exclusively to comedy-based programming?
So what do you think “Is the Indian Audience ready for Comedy Central”? Well it has some of the best Comedy shows and some of the most amazing actors on television.
So let’s check out some of the shows that the Indian Audience will be able to watch:
- Saturday Night Live
- South Park
- That 70s’ Show
- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
- The Exes
- The Kumars at No. 42
- The Office
- The Wonder Years
- Yo Momma
Well as they say world has changed and so has the definition of comedy. It is said that the channel will be available in approximately 20 million households across the country at launch and it will be available across analog, digital cable and DTH. Sounds great, Right? The Indian audience was used to watch some of these shows in bits and pieces on channels like Zee Cafe and Star World. But with this dedicated Comedy Channel they will be delighted to watch all their favourite show on one Channel.
Hope this would be a welcome change and the audience will have a fresh choice of comedy channel. As it is SAB TV is regarded as the Best Indian comedy channel and it guarantees to be a complete family entertainment with Hindi comedy shows. This new addition will surely give a variety to the Indian Audience.
So are you excited to get your hands on the remote and watch your favourite English Comedy shows? Do give us your feedback about this channel and keep smiling 🙂