Of course it wouldn’t be MIPTV without a few big names to create a stir: 50 Cent was likely ‘passing the Patron’ during his market debut, and Kim Cattrall added a touch of sex to the city for her Monday keynote, but courtesy of Comedy Central, word on La Croissete was there were three other broads in town… Read More
The Comedy Central team in Northern Europe had a very happy April 1st promoting the (alleged!) upcoming launch of 24Kitten, the first digital TV channel dedicated 100% to the cutest creatures on earth. Read More
MTV and Comedy Central are really good at social media, and they have Shorty Awards to prove it. If you’re not familiar, the Shorty Awards are pretty much the Oscars of social media, honoring the best content producers on social media. With a lot of creative campaigns circulating the web this year, we’re proud to say that MTV and Comedy Central received awards in three coveted categories, detailed below. Congrats to all!
- Best Use of Social Media — MTV. Teen Wolf France was recognized for the first-ever “hackvertising” campaign: the scratch of #TeenWolfFR, which was created for the launch of the show’s third season in France and generated 60 million impressions. Watch above.
- Best Integration of Social Media with Live TV — MTV was recognized for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which shattered records across web, mobile and social.
- Best Listicle — Comedy Central won in this category for its post enumerating the “27 Worst Moments of John Oliver’s First 6 Minutes Hosting ‘The Daily Show.’
Nickelodeon threw record producer/singer-songwriter/SpongeBob aficionado Pharrell Williams a “happy” birthday party this weekend in honor of his 41st birthday. You can watch Entertainment Tonight‘s footage from the event, above. Happy birthday, Pharrell!
Days after gracing the cover of TIME Magazine’s “Ideas Issue” with their op-ed on no-boundaries comedy, Comedy Central’s sketch series “Key & Peele” won a prestigious Peabody Award, it was announced this morning. Congrats, Key, Peele and Comedy Central! Read More