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Comedy Central Sends Viewers to Watch Robin Williams & Aziz Ansari LIVE at The New York Comedy Festival 2012

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 26, 2012

It doesn’t get bigger than this! Comedy Central, is offering its fans a chance to watch some of the biggest stand up comedians in the world LIVE in New York at the Ebay.in presents the Comedy Central Cheap Thrills Contest to the New York Comedy Festival. The 2012 NYCF will take place from November 7 – 11, 2012.

Founded in 2004, The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) is now in its ninth successful year.  The Festival is presented in association with Comedy Central. The week-long laugh fest brings the biggest names in comedy to New York City’s most prestigious venues.  Among the many comedy luminaries who have performed as part of the NYCF are Denis Leary, Dane Cook, Bill Maher, Tracy Morgan, Joy Behar, Ricky Gervais, D.L. Hughley, Steven Wright, Brian Regan, Howie Mandel, Kevin Hart, Andy Samberg, Louis C.K., Joel McHale, Sarah Silverman, Damon Wayans, Artie Lange, Craig Ferguson, Mike Epps, Bill Burr, Steven Wright and Drew Carey, to name a few.

Comedy Central “Cheap Thrills” is a property that gives Indian viewers an International Comedy Experience as winners to the contest are sent to watch stand up acts, comedy festivals and more! In the past Comedy Central has sent winners to watch Seinfeld live at Manchester.

To participate, viewers will have to log on to www.facebook.com/comedycentralindia, visit the ‘Cheap Thrills’ tab, answer the simple questions on the tab and enter to win!

Ferzad Palia, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, English Entertainment, Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. says, “Comedy Central Cheap Thrills is one of our most innovative initiatives to grow the comedy space in India. Our aim is to own everything ‘funny’ and we want to give our viewers experiences that they will cherish for times to come. I’m sure the lucky winners will have an unforgettable time at the New York Festival!”

What’s more? Comedy Central will also run a contest for trade media agencies where they stand a chance to win too! Participants can enter an exclusive SMS contest. All they need to do is SMS THRILLS to 56882 and answer simple questions. The winner here too gets to take along a friend to New York to watch Robin Williams and Aziz Ansari Live!

Comedy Central has expanded globally and now spreads the cheer by laughing it off with some of the world’s best comedy shows in India as well. In the past too, the English Entertainment division of Viacom 18 (comprising of Comedy Central and Vh1 India) boasts of having provided various such exciting opportunities to its viewers by sending them to watch The Grammys, The Golden Globe, Cold Play, U2, Comedy Central Cheap Thrills – Seinfeld Tour and many more.


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