Yes Comedy

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yes Comedy
Yes Comedy logo.png
yes Comedy intertitle
Launched December 14, 2008
Owned by yes (Israel's satellite television provider)
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Always Funny
Country Israel
Formerly called yes stars 1 (2007–2008)
yes stars Comedy (2008–2010)
Sister channel(s) yes Drama
yes Action
yes Oh
Availability
Satellite
yes 515 (yes Comedy)
15 (yes Comedy HD)

Yes Comedy (styled as yes Comedy and formerly called yes stars Comedy) is an Israeli television channel carried by the Israeli satellite television provider – yes, which broadcasts American and British TV shows of the sitcom, dramedy and comedy genres. The channel aired on December 14, 2008 on channel 14 – as part of the latest television shows' channels re-brand by yes. The channel is a split of the former yes stars 1 to the current yes Drama and yes Comedy. The channel used to air the shows' new episodes on weeknights (Sundays – Thursdays), and its re-runs on weekdays and weekends (Fridays – Saturdays). On January 16, 2012, the channel moved from channel 14 to channel 15.

On December 14, 2010, 2 years the channel is on air, it started airing 24/7, and carried the slogan – Always Funny.

yes Comedy schedule is being simulcasted in High Definition on yes Comedy HD on channel 15.

Starting March 6, 2010, yes Comedy airs new episodes on weekends. There are currently airing the following shows:

Fridays[edit]

Saturdays[edit]

In addition, on the weeknights there are syndicated shows alongside The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Starting March 13, 2011, yes airs on the weeknights 2 episodes each night of Friends in High Definition re-master. On June 2011 yes aired 2 episodes each night of Married... with Children. From December 18, 2011, yes aired 2 episodes each weeknights of Seinfeld. Also airing 2 weekly episodes of Arrested Development.

History of the channel[edit]

On December 14, 2008, as part of another re-brand of the channels, yes stars 1 was replaced with yes stars Comedy.

On August 20, 2010, the word stars was removed from the channel name.

On January 16, 2012, the channel moved from channel 14 to channel 15, and the logo has been changed.

Picture Formats[edit]

From the left – yes stars Comedy logo from December 14, 2008 and until August 19, 2010. yes Comedy logo from August 20, 2010 and until December 13, 2010.

yes Comedy airs shows in 4 formats:

In order to watch widescreen (16:9) shows on a 4:3 TV, there are 3 options to see the picture:

  • 4:3 Letterbox (Widescreen with black bars – Original Aspect Ratio)
  • 16:9 (Anamorphic Widescreen)
  • 4:3 (Pan & scan)

Choosing the format of the picture is in the digital set-top box setup. The setup does not affect shows which are not broadcast in Widescreen.

yes Comedy HD airs the shows in High Definition 1080i and in widecreen (16:9) at all times. Shows that are not shot in HD are upscaled to 1080i.

Shows broadcast on yes Comedy[edit]

Series Season Broadcast Type Network
30 Rock
1–6
Widescreen
Dog Bites Man
1
Pan & Scan
Billable Hours
1–2
Widescreen
Entourage
1–8
Widescreen
Family Guy
1–10
Normal
Friends
1–10
Widescreen
Futurama
7–8
Widescreen
Gavin & Stacey
1–2
Widescreen
Glenn Martin, DDS
1-2
Widescreen
How I Met Your Mother
1–8
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
1–7
Normal
The Jay Leno Show
-
Pan & Scan
The Simpsons
15–21
Normal
Lil' Bush
1
Normal
Little Britain USA
1
Widescreen
Little Mosque on the Prairie
1–3
Widescreen
Married... with Children
1–11
Widescreen
Modern Family
1–4
Widescreen
Mumbai Calling
1
Widescreen
My Name Is Earl
1–4
Widescreen
New Girl
1-2
Widescreen
Fox
Samantha Who?
1–2
Widescreen
Scrubs
1–9
Normal
Seinfeld
1-9
Widescreen
Sordid Lives: The Series
1
Widescreen
Summer Heights High
6
Widescreen
That Mitchell and Webb Look
2
Widescreen
The Armstrong and Miller Show
1
Widescreen
The Big Bang Theory
1–6
Widescreen
The Cleveland Show
1–3
Normal
The Life & Times of Tim
1
Widescreen
The New Adventures of Old Christine
1–5
Widescreen
The Omid Djalili Show
1
Widescreen
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
-
Pan & Scan
The War at Home
1–2
Widescreen
'Til Death
1–4
Widescreen
Tracey Ullman's State of the Union
1–3
Widescreen
Two and a Half Men
1–10
Widescreen

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