'Tosh.0' attracts 2.4 million viewers: The best pop culture clip show out there?

Could Comedy Central ever have known what a hit Tosh.0 would become when they launched it in June 2009? A web-clip show modeled after The Soup, Tosh.0 features comedian Daniel Tosh offering his spin on viral Internet videos, and in just one year, the program has grown from 3-year-old crying over Justin Bieber levels of notoriety to Charlie bit my finger - again! levels of fame. Now, in its second season, Tosh.0's most recent episodes have garnered more than 2 million viewers, with the most recent airing achieving a huge 2.4 million. This is a far cry from the first season average, which came in at just above a million viewers, so it's no surprise that Comedy Central has already renewed the program for a third season, set to debut in January 2011. Still, I'm wondering: In a television landscape inundated with pop-culture clip shows like The Soup, The Dish, and Web Soup, why is Tosh.0 blowing up?

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Jul 22, 2010 6:40PM EDT

check out his latest episode with the World of Warcraft kid and you'll find out why

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