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.
The Ben Show is a sketch show/man-on-the-street hybrid from the mind of comedian Ben Hoffman. Every week, with the advice of unwitting strangers and experts alike, Ben works towards a personal goal like starting a band, buying a gun, going on a blind date or returning to his hometown in Kentucky. Along the way on Ben's journey, the show features original sketches, songs and animation. Follow Ben on his weekly adventure to see just where all the advice he solicits lands him in the end.
Based on the popular live show of the same name, "The Benson Interruption" features comedian Doug Benson sitting on stage and interrupting his friends' performances. Why? Because the show isn't called "The Benson Sits Quietly and Doesn't Bother Anyone," that's why. Benson's guests - some of the biggest names in stand-up and improvisational comedy including Adam Carolla, Nick Swardson, Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Thomas Lennon, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Eugene Mirman - will share stories and talk about what's going on in the world and Benson will chime in whenever he darn well pleases.
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.
Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! combines a mix of live stand-up material, documentary footage, and animation to enhance Stevens’ energetic and dramatic life story throughout 12 episodes.
The “Roastmaster General,” Jeff Ross, brings down his roasting skills on everything and everyone in his path. Ross and his not-very-nice pals will take aim at each week's most-discussed people, places and things.
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!
Comedian Dave Chappelle takes his street-smart comedy to a whole new level in the critically-acclaimed half-hour, provocative sketch comedy series, Chappelle's Show.
Stephen Colbert is a journalist with gravitas, dignity and balls - and he is not afraid to use them. What The Daily Show is to news, The Colbert Report is to the smorgasbord of personality-driven, pundit programming - except intentionally funny.
Produced by Bell Media In-House Productions and hosted by stand-up comic and JFL42 performer, Graham Chittenden, this all-new comedy series features a mix of interviews with the hottest acts from the fest, soon-to-be-viral skits, and digital shorts.
Stand up and cheer for everything stand-up. With an extensive library of stand-up comedy, Comedy Central has a whole lot of stars and a whole new set of laughs - everything from A-listers in new and classic performances, to up-and-comers and alternative acts.
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.
Jon Stewart and a team of correspondents (including Canucks, Samantha Bee and Jason Jones) 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.
Drawn Together snatches characters from across the cartoon multi-verses and dumps them under a single roof. After agreeing to have their lives taped, the animated housemates must learn to live like reality TV stars, only with more pop culture references, gratuitous violence, booze and bodily malfunctions.
Find out what happens when cartoon characters stop being polite . . . and start making out in hot tubs.
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.
Shining the spotlight on some of the funniest and most unique comedians out there is The Half Hour.
Millie Upton is a successful children's author who's prone to flying off the handle. Stan Dirko is Millie's less-than-qualified life-coach. Together, they work through Millie's ...err...unpredictable spasms. It's a case of the lost leading the lost, with the best of intentions and very little chance of success.
Stand-up comedian, actor, and Emmy-losing writer Demetri Martin brings his unique brand of observational and surreal humour to "Important Things" a 30-minute comedy series that mixes stand-up, sketches, animation, studio bits, and music. Each very important episode explores one important subject like “Power”, or “Safety” or… “Chairs”!
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.
Anthony Jeselnik will unleash his razor-sharp take on each week's must-see "train wreck"
news ripped from the headlines of Gawker, Reddit and the places we all troll for the darker,
more shocking and lurid stories. Two panelists will join Jeselnik to further bash pop culture and
gleefully rip the veil of sanctity from off-limit topics.(
The British are coming -- back! Well at least one Brit, The Daily Show’s John Oliver, and an army of the best comics in the business are returning to NYC for another round of stand-up including fresh sets from Wyatt Cenac, Hannibal Buress, and Marc Maron.
Every week Jon brings you fresh and unique takes on stories from all across America. Each show is a new adventure where Jon unwittingly becomes part of a story he's investigating. From hard hitting news to the softer side of human interest stories Jon, and his van, are there.
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.
From the grandiose stage of Montréal’s grand Place des Arts, to the gritty Club Soda nightclub, JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS showcases the best that stand-up comedy has to offer. From Canadian and international icons, to buzz-worthy up-and-comers, Season 2 of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS features an “it” list of comics including Maria Bamford; Ryan Belleville; Bo Burnham; Hannibal Buress; Jimmy Carr; Seán Cullen; Debra DiGiovanni; Todd Glass; Pete Holmes; Taran Killam; Marc Maron; Bobby Moynihan; John Mulaney; Tig Notaro; Darrin Rose; Jeff Ross; Kristen Schaal; Amy Schumer; Pat Thornton; and Harland Williams.
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.
Nick Kroll is the creator,writer and star of Kroll Show, a fresh take on sketch comedy, showcasing Kroll’s incredible ability to create memorable and hilarious characters who pop off the screen.
The backdrop is The Gotham Comedy Club, known to be one of the leading comedy clubs in New York City. USA Today notes that it is "one of the top places in the country to sit down and watch stand-up." Features all-star hosts and rising comedy stars such as Jo Koy, Bobby Lee, Judah Friedlander, Paul F. Tompkins, Charlie Murphy, Doug Benson, Rob Riggle and Jim Jefferies, among others.
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.
T.J. Miller hosts this unique new half-hour stand-up series, complete with stand-up performances from Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, Chris D’Elia, Pete Holmes, and Reggie Watts, sketch comedy and visualizations.
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.
The Comedy Network is proud to air for the first time ever some of the funniest films ever. Every weekend starting at Midnight.
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.
Larry the Cable Guy believes the United States of America is the greatest country on the face of the earth and he's out to prove it. In Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, Larry crisscrosses the nation, going totally off the beaten path to find the people, places and things that define this nation's unique history.
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.
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.
Reno 911! gives viewers the chance to witness Reno's "finest" at work and at play, offering a hilarious and unexpected spoof of the traditional cop reality program, complete with character-driven comedy and soap opera-like twists and turns. Within each episode, viewers get a "fly on the wall" glimpse of the Reno 911! cops' uncensored opinions, ranging from their most personal feelings to professional critiques of their colleagues.
Step into the incredible world of Sarah Silverman as she goes about her life, which, on any given day, can include sleeping with God, taking an AIDS test to cure the blahs and stubbing her vagina. The Sarah Silverman Program stars comedian Silverman who plays a character (aptly named Sarah Silverman) whose absurd daily life is told through a comical array of scripted scenes and songs, savage cultural observations and smart-bomb one liners.
Since its inception in 1975, "SNL" has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedy performers of their generation. As The New York Times noted on the occasion of the show's Emmy-winning 25th Anniversary special in 1999, "in defiance of both time and show business convention, 'SNL' is still the most pervasive influence on the art of comedy in contemporary culture." At the close of the century, "Saturday Night Live" placed seventh on Entertainment Weekly's list of the Top 100 Entertainers of the past fifty years.
Gold Jerry, Gold. With its unique take on life's most mundane moments, Seinfeld -- referred to as "the show about nothing"-garnered countless accolades, initiated a string of words and terms into North America's pop culture lexicon... and continues to draw audiences into its uniquely comic world.
Hosted by the homegrown superstar himself, Seth Rogen, and taped exclusively for Comedy at Montréal’s Place Des Arts theatre during this year’s Just For Laughs Festival , SETH ROGEN’S HILARITY FOR CHARITY features sidesplitting stand-up sets from some of today’s hottest comedians including Al Madrigal, Hannibal Buress, Jerrod Carmichael, Jim Norton, Joe Mande, and Michelle Wolf. The Comedy original special also features swoon-worthy surprise celebrity appearances from Montréal Canadiens hero P.K. Subban; actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who croons a jaw-dropping version of a Jacques Brel classic in perfect French; and a replica of Canada’s unofficial Holy Grail, The Stanley Cup, which inevitably brings the house down.
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 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.
WELCOME TO SWEDEN follows Bruce Evans (Greg Poehler) and Emma Wiik (Josephine Bornebusch, The Dog Trick), a seemingly perfect couple who make the life-changing decision to move back to Emma’s native Stockholm. Shot predominately on location in Stockholm, the 10- episode, half-hour comedy guest stars Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza (PARKS AND RECREATION), Will Ferrell, and Gene Simmons.