Using social media as the catalyst and a fake game show as the setting, “@midnight” will challenge comedians to prove who’s the funniest by slashing the craziest, most absurd news and posts that social media has to offer: from celebrity Twitter tantrums to the most bizarre Yahoo Answers to rich kids on Instagram. Expect appearances by comedians like Kumail Nanjiani, Kurt Braunohler and Natasha Leggero who will fight and joke to the death as they vie to be crowned the funniest of the night.
Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant theoretical physicists, the kind of guys who understand the nuts and bolts of how the universe is put together. But none of that genius helps them deal with people--especially women. When a free-spirited beauty, Penny, moves in next door, sensitive Leonard realizes that she could represent his best chance to live in the real world. Even Leonard's pragmatic roommate, Sheldon, whose idea of meaningful social interaction is gathering "friends" on MySpace and playing Klingon Boggle until 1:00 a.m., can see that Penny might just change both of their lives.
As unsuspecting patrons hop in the cab and buckle up, the lights come on and host Adam Growe – initially posing as a regular cabbie – fills the surprised contestant in on the rules of the game. The Cash Cab will take them all the way to their destination and en route Growe will ask them trivia questions regarding science, nature and technology. The questions grow progressively more challenging with each correct answer earning a cash award. The harder the question, the more money it’s worth – but beware of incorrect answers! A wrong answer earns a strike – and after three strikes you’re out and on the curb!
Comedy Now has featured more than 100 comics over the years and won numerous accolades, including several international awards and performance Geminis. The all-Canadian, uncensored stand-up series has helped pave the way for numerous Canadian writer/comedians including Brent Butt, Jeremy Hotz, Roman Danylo, Nikki Payne, Shaun Majumder, Sean Cullen, Gavin Crawford, Brigitte Gall and Elvira Kurt.
Community is about higher education – and lower expectations. The student body at Greendale Community College is made up of high-school losers, newly divorced housewives, and old people who want to keep their minds active. Within these not-so-hallowed halls is a band of misfits, at the centre of which is fast-talking lawyer Jeff Winger, whose degree has been revoked. The group forms a study group and, in true The Breakfast Club fashion, they end up learning a lot more about themselves then they do about their course work.
He had a show. Then he had a different show. Now, The Comedy Network brings Coco back to Canada, with Conan O’Brien’s new late-night series, Conan.
Following the adventures of a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River, Saskatchewan, Corner Gas focuses on the life (or lack thereof) of Brent LeRoy, proprietor of a gas station that is the only stop for miles around and a hub of action on the Prairies.
Trevor Noah and a team of correspondents comment on the day's stories employing actual news footage, taped field pieces, in-studio guests and on-the-spot coverage of important news events.
History repeats itself, especially when the storyteller is wasted. Watch big name stars act out the semi-coherent historical recollections of tanked comics in a season featuring booze-addled versions of Al Capone, Abe Lincoln and the Nixon/Elvis summit.
In this Cheers spin-off, Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.
Amy Schumer, the stand-up comedian, actress, writer, and two-time COMEDY CENTRAL ROASTer is poised to shock viewers with her no-holds-barred take on topics including sex and relationships – all demonstrated through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up, and woman-on-the-street interviews.
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, the weeknight, late night talk show, is packed with hilarious, often viral, comedy bits, including regular segments such as “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects.
Just For Laughs showcases stand-up performances from the world's biggest comedy festival held each year in Montreal, Quebec since 1983. Episodes feature hilarious highlights from local and international comedians, ranging from rising stars to established sitcom actors.
Just For Laughs: All Access is an exclusive stand-up series that features the biggest names from around the world. From the stages of Montreal’s grand Place des Arts and gritty Club Soda, Just For Laughs brings you the very best in stand-up today.
Season 3 premieres June 6 and will feature performances from Andy Samberg, Bill Burr, Gabriel Iglesias, Broad City, Hannibal Buress, Nick Offerman, Vanessa Bayer and TONS more!
Seen in 100 countries, Just For Laughs: Gags is a hidden camera/reality TV series that is, perhaps, the most honest of all reality TV programming. Its formula is simple, but it works: throw in a camera, some clever practical jokes and a few unsuspecting "victims," and you've got yourself a surefire recipe for laughter.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele present "Key & Peele," an original sketch-comedy show coming to The Comedy Network. Whether it's satirizing the President, spoofing Nazis, or ordering up some soul food, "Key & Peele" will showcase their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world.
Reporter Paul Lemieux brings the full force of his Niagara College Broadcasting diploma to the fore as Canada’s “local guy”. Whether he’s interviewing celebrities, experts, or eyewitnesses, Paul Lemieux has the skills to get the job done. His boyish looks and innate ignorance disarm even the most hardened guests and let folks at home know, “Hey, I’m no brainiac - I’m one of you”.
Wayne is a good-ol’ country boy in Letterkenny, Ontario trying to protect his homegrown way of life on the farm, against a world that is constantly evolving around him. The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players. The three groups are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters; often ending with someone getting their ass kicked.
Entirely shot on location in Mexico, Canada, France, England, and elsewhere, LOL :-) takes viewers to wild and exotic places from castaways stranded on a deserted island or explorers deep in the jungle, to beaches and scenes from the Vietnam War.
Hosted by Darrin Rose, Match Game features two competitors and a panel of six celebrities, leading to unlimited homegrown hilarity. The series will put some of Canada’s funniest people in the spotlight, as the competitors have to ‘match’ their answers to fill-in-the-blank questions to those of the panellists. Through three rounds of play, only one competitor is left to go up against three of their chosen celebrities, with each matching answer increasing their winnings. In the final round, competitors spin the Star Wheel and play against the celebrity the wheel lands on.
Based on the popular live show, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail features comedy icons and up-and-comers performing in the back of a comic book shop. Hosts Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani welcome Jim Gaffigan, Maria Bamford, Marc Maron and many more as they experiment with new bits onstage and hang out backstage.
The Comedy Network is proud to air for the first time ever some of the funniest films ever.
In this docu-reality comedy, Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help struggling companies with strategies that no traditional business consultant would dare to attempt.
The Nightly Show will provide viewers with Larry Wilmore's distinct point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture. Hosted by Wilmore, the series will feature a diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late night television landscape.
Bearded handyman Red Green and his nerdy nephew Harold host The Red Green Show from Possum Lodge, Canada. Viewers gain raft-making skills, marriage tips and a million and one uses for duct tape.
No other sitcom has had such an impact on pop culture as The Simpsons, allowing it to live up the claim that it's the best television show ever. The Simpsons is also the most honored animated series in television history, having garnered 18 Emmys, a Peabody and numerous other awards.
Created by comic geniuses, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the adult-oriented series features the misadventures of four eight-year old boys whose everyday lives regularly intersect with world events and include elements of the paranormal, the mythical and the divine.
The multi-cam workplace comedy SPUN OUT stars Dave Foley (KIDS IN THE HALL, NEWS RADIO), as Dave Lyons, the patriarchal boss of a fledging PR firm staffed with people who can spin everyone’s problems but their own. There’s Beckett (Paul Campbell, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA), a struggling writer who landed at the public relations firm after suffering his own PR disaster, and Nelson (Al Mukadam, RADIO FREE ROSCOE), Beckett’s lifelong friend and spin expert, along with the boss’s daughter Stephanie (Rebecca Dalton, THE L.A. COMPLEX). There’s also loyal but self-important office nerd Bryce (J.P. Manoux, COMMUNITY), and Gordon (Darcy Michael, Rapture-Palooza), the guy at work who always seems like he’s about to be fired and finally, Beckett’s sassy ex-girlfriend Abby (Holly Deveaux, LESS THAN KIND).
The latest specials from today's top comedians.
In Sullivan & Son, Steve Sullivan, a successful corporate attorney from New York who brings his girlfriend home for his father's 60th birthday and learns that his Irish-American father and Korean mother, Ok Cha, are preparing to sell the multi-generational family business, a bar known as Sullivan & Son. It doesn't take Steve long to realize that where he really belongs is in the old neighborhood and running Sullivan & Son. And so begins Steve's quest for a more meaningful and rewarding life behind the bar.
Comedian Daniel Tosh takes a byte out of the internet when he dishes up his twisted take on the world wide web, bringing you the latest viral videos, the freakiest digital celebs, and his own outrageously original sketches from the .com zone. There's also a viral clip of the week, and "Web Redemption," which gives subjects of infamous viral videos (i.e. "Afro Ninja") a chance to redeem themselves from the embarrassment with which they've become synonymous.
What do you get when you take three un-ambitious friends who work together from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9? A three-man spring break! Whether they are in their office cubicles grinding out a paycheck or back at their house partying it all away, the revelry continues all day and night with Workaholics.