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Comedy Central goes back to the future for its new president

NEW YORK -- Comedy Central has reached back into its past to hire a former network president to run things again. Doug Herzog, Comedy Central's president from 1995 to 1998, was hired Tuesday to replace the retiring Larry Divney. Herzog had...

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Television
Comedy Central meets with Dave Chappelle

...spiritual retreat" in South Africa forced the suspension of the third season of his show. Comedy Central President Doug Herzog met with Chappelle Friday in Los Angeles, network spokesman Tony Fox said. Fox would not talk about what was discussed...

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Television
USA Network tries something new

...executive joined USA recently, she brought the project with her. "I don't care where the stuff comes from," said Doug Herzog, who took over as USA Network president a year ago. "I just care about finding good projects and getting them on...

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Life & style
Comedy Central to air 'Chappelle Show' sketches

...13 episodes. "It's great material, and we think our audience is hungry for it," said Comedy Central President Doug Herzog, noting that the last original episode of "Chappelle's Show" aired in May 2004. "Chappelle's Show," a raw...

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Television
What will happen to sitcoms after 'Friends,' 'Frasier'?

...slumping genre just waiting for new personalities. "It's clearly a genre in desperate need of reinvention," said Doug Herzog, Comedy Central president. "I say that as much as a viewer as a television executive." The success of "Friends...

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Television
Fox TV's programming head resigns

...for Fox TV, part of media magnate Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. However, the Los Angeles Times reported today that Doug Herzog, president and chief executive of cable's Comedy Central, is expected to be named president. Herzog, who has the...

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Business
Are "stoned slackers" watching Jon Stewart?

...persist. "If the head of General Motors was watching O'Reilly's show, that could be very important to us," said Doug Herzog, Comedy Central president. "If you listen to O'Reilly, you get the sense that it was crazy longhairs behind the...

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Television
In wake of tragedy, cable bumps violent movies

...martial law and sets up concentration camps for bombing suspects. In a bit of understatement, USA Network President Doug Herzog told Daily Variety: "We've got to be sensitive to what's going on." Other feature films postponed by USA include...

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Things to Do
Dave Chappelle: I'm not crazy

...opinions, so I decided, 'Let me remove myself from this situation,'" Chappelle said. Comedy Central president Doug Herzog told Time that the star has "complete creative freedom." He has told staff he believes there won't be a "Chappelle's...

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People in the News

...today's television landscape, and we know it is something that our male viewers really want," Spike TV President Doug Herzog said in a statement. Herzog described "Blade" as a "great movie franchise with an established brand that men already...

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