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Comedy Central Launches In-House Studio With Roster of Overall Deals

Viacom's Comedy Central is launching its own in-house studio, Comedy Central Productions.

Kent Alterman Wants “Broad Appeal But Not Broadcast” for Paramount Network 2.0

In his first interview after taking over the Viacom-owned cable network from Kevin Kay, Kent Alterman — who also oversees Comedy Central — admits that cobbling assets from other outlets was not the best approach for the former Spike.

Kevin Kay Out; Kent Alterman to Take Over Paramount Network in Viacom Restructuring

Viacom reshuffles cable decks again: Kevin Kay is out at Paramount Network, with Comedy Central president Kent Alterman adding oversight of the general entertainment destination and TV Land.

Trevor Noah Scores 5-Year ‘Daily Show’ Contract Extension at Comedy Central

The deal, which includes year-end specials featuring the host, will keep him on the Viacom-owned cable network through 2022.

Edinburgh TV Fest: Comedy Central’s Kent Alterman on Making “Responsible” Donald Trump Shows

'The President Show' was funny because "it's really tapping into not only what's happening but its implications," said the comedy boss, speaking at the industry gathering.

Jim and Ann Gianopulos Honored at Jhpiego Charity Gala

The Paramount Pictures CEO and his wife were honored for their support of the organization.

Comedy Central Shake-Up: Kent Alterman Replaces Michele Ganeless at Top

Ganeless, whose contract was up this year, will exit the Viacom cable network.

23 Network Chiefs on Frustrating Trends, Coveted Reboots and the Series They Can’t Miss

The Hollywood Reporter sat down with TV's top executives at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour to get their honest assessments on everything from whom they'd swap jobs with for a day to the hardest show they've had to cancel.