Business of Comedy

Michele Ganeless talked about the challenges in running Comedy Central and the success of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and… read more

Michele Ganeless talked about the challenges in running Comedy Central and the success of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The Colbert Report” as vehicles of public debate and criticism. Following her remarks, she answered questions from the audience.

Al Lieberman moderated the discussion. The program titled “Funny Business at Comedy Central” was held in the Kimmel Center of New York University’s Shorin Performance Center. A short compilation of Comedy Central’s programming was shown. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ganeless, Michele Executive V.P. & Gen. Manager Comedy Central
  • Lieberman, Al Executive Director New York University->Entertainment, Media and Technology Program
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Business of Comedy

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Program ID:
195651-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2007

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  • Dec 16, 2006 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 2006 | 11:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2007 | 3:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
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