Official Comedy is the first Spotify app to focus on comedy. It was launched today by US media company Bedrocket Media Ventures as a spin-off from its Official Comedy channel on YouTube. Its Spotify app is based around playlists for comedians and themes. The former range from Monty Python, Billy Connolly and Bill Hicks to current stars including Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman. Themes include the royal baby, drink and drugs, racial disharmony and sex scandals.