Thursday, February 03, 2005

[TV] High Pressure Laughs

When South Park first aired, the head of Comedy Central remembers thinking, 'Can I go to jail for this?'

Frank Rose, writing in Wired, talks about the pressures that Comedy Central faces developing new shows. The spine of the article is an attempt to develop a funny videogame review show. Ideas that are pro'd and con'd include 'a Playboy playmate explaining her favourite games', a 'sausage-stuffed Gadget Guy' and a Halo 2 tournament between a group of comedy writers.

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