Comedy Central is buying 138 comedy specials from Home Box Office.
The licensing deal, said to be worth $10 million to $15 million, is a mix of half-hour and longer specials with top comics like Chris Rock, Bill Maher and Ray Romano, as well as up-and-coming talent.
As part of the deal, the specials will not rerun on HBO, but can play on its multiplex comedy pay service.
The television industry's top news stories, analysis and blogs of the day.
Thank you for signing up to Next TV. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.