Remember that really funny ad from the Super Bowl this year? Yeah, me neither. TV commercials just aren’t as funny as we’d like to remember them being. Fortunately, someone has discovered the secret ingredient that makes TV ads funny again: marijuana.
Viacom Inc., owner of MTV and Paramount Pictures, said it aims to make its Comedy Central channel one of its top three global brands along with the Nickelodeon and MTV networks, as it seeks to lure more television viewers worldwide.
President Barack Obama will tape an appearance for Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” program tomorrow, three days before host Jon Stewart helps lead a rally in Washington that Democrats say may boost their party’s election chances.