Comedy Central (UK And Ireland)
Comedy Central in the United Kingdom and Ireland is comedy TV channel which began in the mid 1990s. It is currently aligned with Comedy Central of the United States. The television channel is available through Sky, Virgin Media, Smallworld Cable and TalkTalk TV in the United Kingdom, and through Sky, UPC Ireland and Magnet Networks in Ireland. The channel's programming concentrates solely on comedy.
The channel was rebranded from Paramount Comedy 1 to Comedy Central at 9:00 pm on 6 April 2009.
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