Comedy Central Styleguide: What's This?
This styleguide contains guidelines for timing and placement of our network graphics, and instructions for credit bed assembly.
  • Our graphics occupy several areas of the screen throughout the program. These graphics are inserted live during the broadcast at the Network Operations Center. By following this styleguide, you will avoid on-air graphics conflicts and thereby maintain the intended creative look.
  • Please review this styleguide and ensure its proper use by your editorial staff and any outside graphic / editorial vendors creating your show packaging.
  • Any deviation from these guidelines should be formally cleared by Comedy Central’s Post-Production Operations and Programming departments.
  • Please note that all timings outlined in this styleguide are in seconds.
If there are any questions regarding the use of this styleguide, please email