03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Colbert Report" Goes Global

Comedy Central's bombastic TV pundit Stephen Colbert is going global with the launch of "The Colbert Report Global Edition" at this week's Mipcom mart in Cannes.

Hoping to repeat the overseas success of "The Daily Show Global Edition," MTV Networks Intl. is rolling out a customized version of the cabler's hit series, complete with bespoke segments featuring Colbert riffing on international themes.

The new 40-episode half-hour has been especially adapted for international auds and will be distributed alongside the original series, which has been picked up by CTV in Canada and Foxtel in Australia since its international launch last year.

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