|Paramount Comedy 1|
|Launched||1 November 1995|
|Owned by||Paramount UK Partnership|
(MTV Networks Europe/BSkyB)
|Picture format||4:3, 576i (SDTV)|
|Audience share||0. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 MTV Networks Europe is a division of MTV Networks International a subsidiary of Viacom. British Sky Broadcasting ( BSkyB — Sky Television and BSB) is a company that operates Sky Digital, a subscription television service in the The aspect ratio of an Image is its width divided by its height 576i is a standard-definition video mode used in (former PAL and SECAM countries 4% (0. 2% for +1)|
(March 2008, )
|Formerly called||The Paramount Channel|
Paramount Comedy Channel
(until January 2005)
|Sister channel(s)||Paramount Comedy 2|
|Timeshift service||Paramount Comedy +1|
|Sky Digital||Channel 126|
Channel 127 (+1)
|Virgin Media||Channel 132|
Channel 133 (+1)
|UPC Ireland||Channel 127|
|IPTV over ADSL|
|Tiscali TV||Channel 25|
Paramount Comedy 1 is a television channel shown in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, available through digital satellite (Sky Digital), IPTV (Tiscali TV) and cable (Virgin Media, NTL Ireland). Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Paramount Comedy 2 is a television channel shown in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcasting 's digital Satellite television service transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28 Virgin Media Inc (formerly known as ntlTelewest, after a merger of NTL Incorporated with Telewest Global Inc UPC Communications Ireland Limited, which trades primarily under the brand name Chorus NTL, is Liberty Global Europe 's operation in Ireland IPTV ( Internet Protocol Television) is a system where a Digital television service is delivered using Internet Protocol over a network infrastructure which Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line ( ADSL) is a form of DSL, a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission over Copper Telephone Tiscali TV may refer to Tiscali TV (Italy, IPTV service in Italy Tiscali TV (UK, IPTV service in the United Kingdom The term television channel generally refers to either a Television station or its cable / satellite counterpart (both outlined below The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcasting 's digital Satellite television service transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28 IPTV ( Internet Protocol Television) is a system where a Digital television service is delivered using Internet Protocol over a network infrastructure which Tiscali TV may refer to Tiscali TV (Italy, IPTV service in Italy Tiscali TV (UK, IPTV service in the United Kingdom Virgin Media Inc (formerly known as ntlTelewest, after a merger of NTL Incorporated with Telewest Global Inc NTL Communications (Ireland Limited is a Cable television and Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS company in the Republic of Ireland. As a joint venutre between Paramount Pictures (part of the Viacom portfolio) and BskyB. Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and Distribution company, based in Hollywood California. Viacom ( ( short for " Vi deo & A udio Com munications" is an American Media conglomerate with various worldwide interests The channel's programming concentrates solely on comedy. Comedy (from the Greek κωμωδίαkomodia has a popular meaning (any discourse generally intended to amuse especially in Television, Film, and However, it was not the first all-comedy channel in the UK; that distinction goes to The Comedy Channel, which had closed some years earlier. The Comedy Channel was a United Kingdom subscription television channel during the early 1990s
The original schedule was a mixture of comedy and drama, including such eclectic offerings as Beauty and the Beast, several anime productions acquired from Manga Entertainment, and authentic Paramount archive programming like The Magician. Drama is the specific mode of Fiction represented in Performance. This article is about Manga Entertainment the anime distributor Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and Distribution company, based in Hollywood California. The Magician was an American Television series that ran during the 1973&ndash1974 season The drama shows were later dropped and the schedule became 100% comedy, hence the change of name to the Paramount Comedy Channel in early 1997. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar The 'Channel' part of the name was dropped on 1 July 2002. "July 1st" redirects here For the Ayumi Hamasaki song see H (song. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
It originally aired every evening after Nickelodeon UK's closing at 7pm until the early morning. Nickelodeon UK ( Nick UK for short is a cable and satellite TV network The introduction of Sky Digital brought greater space for channels on the network and allowed it to become a channel independent of Nickelodeon. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcasting 's digital Satellite television service transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28
After no longer having to time-share with Nickelodeon, the station increased its broadcasting hours, and was joined by Paramount Comedy 2 on 1 September 2003. Paramount Comedy 2 is a television channel shown in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Paramount Comedy 1 +1, (a time-shift channel - exactly the same as Paramount Comedy, but 1 hour behind) was launched on Sky Digital channel 127, on 30 August 2005 and Virgin Media channel 133. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcasting 's digital Satellite television service transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28 Events 1363 - Beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders— Chen Youliang and Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Virgin Media Inc (formerly known as ntlTelewest, after a merger of NTL Incorporated with Telewest Global Inc
Another time-shift channel, Paramount Comedy 2 +1, was launched on Sky Digital channel 200, on 5 November 2007. Events 1499 - Publication of the Catholicon in Treguier ( Brittany) Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
The current channel listings are:
Paramount Comedy is well known for bringing popular American shows to the UK, such as Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, Scrubs, King of Queens, Two and a Half Men and Everybody Hates Chris It also shows cult comedy show South Park and in the past aired others such as Trailer Park Boys, Futurama, Drawn Together and Seinfeld. This is a list of Television programs formerly or currently broadcast by Paramount Comedy 1 & 2 in Ireland and the UK. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Everybody Loves Raymond is an Emmy Award -winning American Television sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 13 Frasier is an American sitcom, a Spin-off of Cheers starring Kelsey Grammer as Scrubs is an Emmy and Peabody Award -winning American Comedy-drama that premiered on October 2 2001 on NBC. The King of Queens is an Emmy -nominated American Sitcom that ran for nine seasons from 1998 to 2007 Two and a Half Men is an Emmy Award nominated American television sitcom, which premiered on CBS on Monday September 22 2003 at Everybody Hates Chris is an Golden Globe and Emmy Award -nominated American sitcom broadcast on the The CW, featuring This article does not discuss "cult" in the original sense of "veneration" or "religious practice" for that usage see Cult (religious practice South Park is an animated American television comedy series created and written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for Comedy Central Trailer Park Boys is a popular Canadian Mockumentary Television series focusing on the misadventures of a group of Trailer park Futurama is an Emmy Award -winning animated American sitcom created by Matt Groening, and developed by Groening and Drawn Together is an American Animated television series, which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November Seinfeld is an American Situation comedy, or sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5 1989 to May 14 1998 lasting nine seasons
The channel prides itself on its stand up content with 40% of all programming on Paramount Comedy 1 being stand up with talent such as Lee Evans,Jack Dee and Al Murray. Lee Evans (born 25 February, 1964) is an award winning British stand-up comedian and Actor. Jack Dee (born James Andrew Innes Dee, 24 September 1962 is an English Stand-up comedian, Actor and Writer, best known for his Alastair James Hay "Al" Murray (born 10 May 1968 is a British comedian best known for his stand-up Persona, " The Pub Landlord This wide array of programming (which is also reflected in live events supported by the channel: Edinburgh and Beyond, Comedy on Tap and Paramount Comedy Festival, Brighton) attracted Magners Irish Cider as a sponsor of all stand up content on Paramount Comedy 1 and their live events.
Paramount Comedy also prides itself on supporting new comedy talent. The Channel was instrumental in the early careers of comedic talent such as Sacha Baron Cohen, Dom Joly, Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Sacha Noam Baron Cohen (born 13 October 1971 is a British Jewish Comedian, Writer and Golden Globe -winning Actor most noted Dominic Joly (born 15 November 1970) (better known as Dom Joly) is an award-winning British Television Comedian and Matthew Richard Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English Comedian and Actor. David Walliams (born David Williams, August 20, 1971) is an English Comedian and Actor, best known for his partnership More recently the channel has been involved in commission a strand called Shotcuts. An on-air and online venture to promote new comedic talent.
In the past it has frequently had a large back catalogue of Channel 4 comedies in its chedule, such as Father Ted, Spaced, Drop the Dead Donkey and Paul Merton: The Series, and some BBC classics such as The Young Ones, Monty Pythons Flying Circus and Not the Nine O'Clock News. Channel 4 is a public-service Television and Radio broadcaster in the United Kingdom centred around a television channel of the same name which began Father Ted was a popular 1990s Television Situation comedy set around the lives of three Irish Catholic priests on the remote (and Spaced is a British Television Situation comedy written by and starring Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson, and Drop the Dead Donkey was a Situation comedy that ran on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom from 1990 to 1998. Paul Merton The Series is a British sketch show that aired on Channel 4 from 1991 to 1993 The Young Ones was a popular British sitcom, first seen in 1982, on BBC2. Monty Python’s Flying Circus (also known as Flying Circus or during the final series just Monty Python) is a BBC Sketch comedy Not the Nine O'Clock News is a Comedy Television programme shown on the BBC from 1979 to 1982
Paramount Comedy currently shows new episodes of Two and a Half Men, Scrubs, Stacked, Suburban Shootout and South Park. Two and a Half Men is an Emmy Award nominated American television sitcom, which premiered on CBS on Monday September 22 2003 at Scrubs is an Emmy and Peabody Award -winning American Comedy-drama that premiered on October 2 2001 on NBC. Stacked is an American Television sitcom that premiered on Fox on April 13, 2005. Suburban Shootout is a British satirical Black comedy Television series produced for Five and Paramount Comedy South Park is an animated American television comedy series created and written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for Comedy Central
The channel frequently airs weekend marathons which consist of one or two shows being on-air for the majority of the day. The marathons often contain loose themes and are on occasion sponsored, such as the "He Ain't Funny, He's My Brother" marathon which ran on the night of 24 November 2007. Events 380 - Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. This night consisted of episodes from show with a strong brother relationship theme and was sponsored by the film The Darjeeling Limited to promote its nationwide release. The Darjeeling Limited is a 2007 Drama-comedy film directed by Wes Anderson, and starring Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody