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  •  Comedy Central is CBS (1+ / 0-)
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    •  It's Viacom, sure. (0+ / 0-)

      However, it's cable, not network.  A lower rated program survives on cable. It doesn't necessarily survive on network.  Whole different set of executives for Stephen to report to also, some of them not the smartest people in television.  Better corporate politicians, though.

      A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams

      by dougymi on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 11:56:22 AM PDT

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    •  Not quite (0+ / 0-)

      CBS and Viacom split into separate companies several years ago, and Viacom is the owner of Comedy Central.

      There's some common management at the top (Moonves), but they are not the same company.

      Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

      by TexasTom on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 12:54:03 PM PDT

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