Comedy Central Launches TV Everywhere App
via press release:
NO JOKE! COMEDY CENTRAL® LAUNCHES TV EVERYWHERE APP
COMEDY CENTRAL APP FEATURES 200 EPISODES OF HIT SHOWS, STAND-UP SPECIALS AND SHORTS
FULL EPISODES OF “THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART,” “THE COLBERT REPORT,” “@MIDNIGHT” AND “SOUTH PARK” AVAILABLE TO ALL — DAY AFTER AIR
- Preview Episodes of “Inside Amy Schumer” to Launch Exclusively in the App before On-Air Premiere
- AXE Peace and Corona Extra are Official Launch Sponsors of the Comedy Central App
NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 – Make room on your iPhone and iPad! Comedy Central has launched its long-awaited and homescreen-worthy new app that brings fans the funny anytime, anywhere. The new app extends the #1 brand in comedy’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning and fan-craved content to a one-stop destination and presents fans with a new way to watch and share Comedy Central content. Beginning today, fans will be able to download the new Comedy Central app for free for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, available only on the App Store.
“The Comedy Central app is a seamless extension of the brand that gives fans access to their favorite Comedy Central content instantly and anywhere,” said Michele Ganeless, President, Comedy Central. “It is homescreen-worthy and an incredible platform for viewing and sharing our programming.”
The Comedy Central app will feature a robust lineup of content free to all users, including the most recent season of “South Park” and next-day availability of Comedy Central’s late-night lineup of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “The Colbert Report” and its new late-night hit “@midnight.” In addition, all app users will be able to preview two yet-to-premiere new series, the animated “Trip Tank” and uncensored stand-up series “Comedy Underground with Dave Attell.” Users will also have access to original short-form content.
Fans who sign in via their cable or satellite provider will be able to dive into a treasure trove of additional content featuring close to 200 episodes of hit series, stand-up specials and shorts including advance episodes of the new season of “Inside Amy Schumer,” premiering exclusively in the app one week prior to their premiere on Comedy Central, as well as full seasons of “Tosh.0,” “Broad City,” “Workaholics,” “Kroll Show,” “Futurama,” “Review,” “Trip Tank,” “Chappelle’s Show,” Comedy Central stand-up series and specials and more.
AXE Peace and Corona Extra are the official launch sponsors of the Comedy Central app.
Comedy Central partnered with Isobar to design and build the app, after successfully collaborating on the Comedy Central Stand-Up app last year.
Comedy Central app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is available for free on the App Store or at AppStore.com/cc.
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