Comedy Central is an American pay-TV channel controlled by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a part of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom. The channel is provided for mature audiences and carries comedy programming in the form of both original, licensed, and syndicated series and stand-up comedy specials, as well as feature movies.
Since the beginning 2000s, Comedy Central has extended globally with localized channels in Southeast Asia, Europe, Latin America, New Zealand, the Middle East, and Africa. Viacom International Media Networks operates the global channels.
Comedy Central is accessible to around 91,859,000 households (78.919% of families with TV) as of January 2016.