Comedy Central (formerly Paramount Comedy) is a cable and satellite channel that shows mainly American sitcoms imports. Amongst re-runs of classic British series and stand-up shows like Live At The Apollo, it is now expanding its own slate of original UK content. A series of short-lived 1990s commissions saw early television work for some now star names, including Matt Lucas and Simon Pegg. Website
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Comedy Central's irreverent news show Yesterday, Today & The Day Before has been plunged into controversy after presenters Sophie Duker and Kemah Bob quit in protest over its decision not to air her take on the Israel-Palestine conflict.