- Paramount Comedy (Spain)
Paramount Comedy is a channel available in
Spainthrough satellite plataform Digital+and cable services. It is owned by Viacom.
Paramount Comedy was launched on March 1999. Originally, it shared the dial with corporate sibling Nickelodeon, but later the two separated. It broadcasts a mixture of comedy series (both Spanish and international) and original programming with Spanish comedians.
The original programming is produced under the umbrella of the "Nuevos Cómicos" (new comedians) program. The original "Nuevos Cómicos" program is a
stand up comedyprogram, whose comedians also make theater performance tours since 2001. Some of them are Joaquín Reyes, Carlos Clavijo, Belén Rubio, Ernesto Sevilla, Diego Wainstein, Micky McPhantom, Juan Diego Martín, Raúl Cimas, Carlos Ramos, Ignatius, Don Mauro, Ricardo Castella, Alex O´Dogherty, Julián López, Dani Mateo, Sandra Marchena, Velilla Valbuena and Ángel Martín.
Other programs developed from comedians who started in "Nuevos Cómicos" are the sketch program "
La hora Chanante" and late night shows "Noche sin tregua" and "Nada Que Perder".
Paramount Comedy 1& 2 - The UK versions of the channel.
* [http://www.paramountcomedy.es/ "Paramount Comedy" Website.]
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