TOSH.0 and THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW Finsish Fall Seasons with Ratings Increases
Comedy Central's Tuesday night block of TOSH.0 and THE JIM JEFFRIES SHOW ended their fall seasons on a ratings high with each series' seasons growing vs. their summer runs. The fall run of Tosh.0, which just completed its ninth season, earned a +3% gain among total viewers and its 0.78 Adult 18-49 rating across the fall season was up +5% vs. its summer season, led by a gain of +10% among women 18-49 (Live + 3). As for The Jim Jefferies Show, the weekly, late-night series' fall season showed an increase of +8% among both total viewers and Adults 18-49 vs. its summer season (Live +3). Last week's season finale was the series' most-watched episode ever among total viewers and posted a series-high 0.35 Adult 18-49 rating (Live + SD), up +31% vs. the season-to-date average.Tosh.0 premiered on June 4, 2009 and features razor-sharp humor and biting commentary from comedian Daniel Tosh. The weekly, topical series delves into all aspects of the Internet from the absolutely absurd to the incredibly ingenious. Each episode includes a "CeWEBrity Profile" or Tosh giving subjects of notorious viral videos a SECOND CHANCE to redeem themselves from the embarrassment with which they have become synonymous with their very own "Web Redemption." TOSH.0 is executive produced by Tosh, Charlie Siskel, Nick Malis and Christie Smith. Monika Zielinska is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central. The Jim Jefferies Show has had a great start on the digital front as one of Comedy Central's most-viewed new series on its owned and operated platforms across the past two years. Executive produced by Jefferies, Scott Zabielski, and Brillstein Entertainment Partners' Alex Murray and Tim Sarkes. Jason Reich is co-executive producer and head writer. Adam Londy and Daniel Wolfberg are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central. Available on-air, online and on-the-go via the Comedy Central App, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB). For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central's press site at press.cc.com and follow us on Twitter @ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos. Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Channel 5 (UK), Telefe(Argentina) and Paramount Channel, reach over 3.9 billion cumulative television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.