53 minutes | Mar 29, 2021

How Art Bell Created Comedy Central

Interview: I am joined by former media executive and author, Art Bell. Art is the author of Constant Comedy the story of how Art started Comedy Central (originally called The Comedy Channel) in 1990, and helped make the fledgling channel a success. We discuss the pitch that made the channel happen, competition and the merger with HA! Plus some great stories about Jon Stewart, Al Frankin, Bill Mahr and Johnny Carson. If you're a comedy fan and a fan of Comedy Central you don't want to miss this incredible interview. 

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