Mumbai: Comedy Central India has emerged as everyone’s favorite channel by recording its highest ever rating in India (4 MN TVTs) nearly double its previous best, breaking all records and owning the #1 position in the English GEC category.
Comedy Central plans to give back some love to its loyalists all through April, with more fun shows, for nonstop entertainment.
The specially curated property “Quaran-binge” will air a marathon line up of all the favorite shows Two and a Half Men, Mom, Superstore, Mike & Molly and Impractical Jokers, all the way till April 14th.
During the lockdown and aftermath, Comedy Central will be spicing up weekly primetime, the channel will air 2 back-to-back episodes of Friends, Mom, Young Sheldon, and Mike& Molly, Monday to Friday at 7 pm, 15th April onwards.
To make sure the weekends are just as exciting, Comedy Central India will air the ‘Watch with the World’ line up every Sunday, 7 pm onwards, starting on the 19th of the month with the latest episodes of ‘Young Sheldon’, ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’, ‘Mom’, ‘Superstore’ and ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’.
‘The Graham Norton Show’, the famous Red chair game and LIVE music, will air on the same day as the international premiere on the 19th of April at 9 pm.
Commenting on the incredible line-up, Hashim D’Souza – Head of Programming, English Entertainment, Viacom18 says, “Recording its highest-ever rating and claiming a stupendous market share of 77%, Viacom18’s English Cluster has positioned itself as the viewers primary destination to curb away boredom this quarantine. The channels continue to be at full throttle airing the most enjoyed shows around the globe for the Indian audience. Continuing this stride, Comedy Central India is gearing up to bring more of such shows that promise high acclaim. With the current situation of quarantine, we wanted to ensure uninterrupted entertainment for our audience with multiple marathons with ‘Quaran-binge’. With a broad array of shows that both inspire and entertain, there is something for everyone to watch.”