The Comedy Channel will switch to widescreen on April Fool’s Day, April 1st.
“Mark it in your diaries and rev up your blogs – The Comedy Channel is set to commence 16.9 widscreen transmission from Thursday April 1 at 5.30am. And no, it’s not an April Fools joke. Promise. Unless something goes horribly wrong. Nahhhh, she’ll be appples. Wider apples,” says its website.
This week the channel also gets into the spirit of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, of which it is a Festival Partner.
At 9pm on Thursday the channel screens Australia’s Funniest, a one hour guide to the picks the festival, and at 10pm anarchic Canadian comedian Tom Green selects his festival favourites in Tom Green’s Best Of the Fest.
Source: Comedy Channel