[01/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Cross-Carrier Wireless Deal for 'South Park' Mobile Content

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Announces Cross-Carrier Wireless Deal for 'South Park' Mobile Content

'Chappelle's Show' Season Three Video Clip to Be Available Exclusively on Amp'd Mobile Through January 2006

For The First Time Ever 'South Park' and 'Chappelle's Show' Will Be Available on Mobile Phones Beginning January 2006

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 -- COMEDY CENTRAL, the leading provider of mobile entertainment content, announced today that "South Park" and "Chappelle's Show" programming will be available on mobile phones beginning in January 2006. This is the first mobile content deal for both of the hit COMEDY CENTRAL shows.

"These deals further represent COMEDY CENTRAL's multi-platform strategy to deliver content anywhere, anytime," said Michele Ganeless, executive vice president and general manager, COMEDY CENTRAL. "We are committed to giving our audience quality programming beyond the boundaries of television. With the mobile launch of 'South Park' and 'Chappelle's Show,' two of the top-rated shows on our network, COMEDY CENTRAL is leading the charge in the wireless entertainment content arena."

The "South Park" mobile deal will include ringtones, ringbacks, voicemail, wallpapers, video and games. Content will be available on major carriers and mobile subscribers will be able to download wallpaper, ringtones and games at the COMEDY CENTRAL Mobile Storefront. "South Park," the Emmy-Awarding winning series is now in its ninth season and remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Amp'd Mobile, which recently announced a strategic alliance with MTV Networks, will be the exclusive carrier for the "Chappelle's Show" season three video clip through January 2006. The two-and-half minute clip contains footage of the long-awaited and just-announced season three. The Emmy-nominated "Chappelle's Show" set record numbers with the release of its Season One and Season Two DVDs. "Chappelle's Show: Season One Uncensored" DVD, released on February 24, 2004, is the best-selling TV on DVD Title. "Chappelle's Show: Season 2 Uncensored" DVD hit retail stores nationwide on May 24, 2005 and stands as the fastest-selling TV on DVD title in history.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 87 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit COMEDY CENTRAL's press-only Web site at http://www.comedycentral.com/press.

Web Site: http://www.comedycentral.com

  [january 2006]  


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