Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia recently announced the launch of Comedy Central HD on HyppTV, which went on-air on 1st September in Malaysia. This will enable about 700,000 HyppTV subscribers to get free access to the best of Comedy Central Asia’s award-winning comedy for the entire month of September.
Encompassing a wide variety of comedy-genres talk-show and stand-up comedy, animation, live-action sitcom, sketch-comedy, physical and gag that is designed specifically for Asian viewers, Comedy Central Asia features both original and acquired content including Emmy® and Peabody® award-winning content, such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central Roasts, Comedy Central’s global hit series, Comedy Central Presents, Tosh.0 and Key and Peele, the Asia Pay-TV premiere of such titles including Anger Management, The Exes, as well as classic titles Mind Your Language, Ellen, Absolutely Fabulous, and Saturday Night Live.
Award-wining Malaysian-born comedian Ronny Chieng will also be featured throughout this entire month while Comedy Central HD is still free. But wait, what happens after September, you ask?
Comedy Central HD will then be made vailable to be subscribed via ala carte option at RM9 per month, or via HyppTV’s value package under “HyppTV’s Mega Pack” and “HyppTV Platinum Pack” on HyppTV Channel 609. The channel is also available on HyppTV Everywhere mobile app, making it accessible for Comedy Central HD viewers to watch, not just at home but on their portable smart devices, and PC as well. It also comes complimentary with a Video On Demand channel via Comedy Central HD On Demand (Channel 851).