Comedy Central Logo – Comedy Central is channel TV American cable. Later, under the same name broadcast channels in the UK, Ireland and Germany and Latin America. As its name implies, the channel carries predominantly the program of comedy , both the original, as the accused. Beginning as one of the least watched cable channels in recent years became one of the most popular channels of comedy, winning praise from many media and the press. Comedy Central is owned by MTV Networks , a subsidiary of Viacom . In Spain, Viacom has adapted the format of the channel under the name Paramount Comedy .
In November 1989 , Time Warner , owners of HBO , The Comedy Channel launched as the first channel based only true comedy . Five months later, Viacom (owner of channels such as MTV , Nickelodeon , VH1 , among others) launched its competition for comedy channels. The channel is called HA! After two years of limited distribution, by 1 April 1991 sought to combine these two channels and create one called CTV: The Comedy Network. But the brand was already registered, was named a Canadian network CTV . Then instituted as name Comedy Central . More