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.
A so-called televised adaptation of the immensely popular online satirical site TheBeaverton.com, THE BEAVERTON files fake news stories of the utmost importance, informed by real events, the cultural zeitgeist, and national news media.
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.
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.
Daily Show alum Samantha Bee is joining the late-night scene as the host of her own talk show, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee. Applying her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues, Samantha provides her nuanced perspective on world events, repartees with newsmakers from across ideological spectrums and stabs injustice with the hot poker of comedy.
Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum), a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man’s identity and ends up posing as a small town’s new gay pastor.
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.
Inspired by Jim Gaffigan's real life, The Jim Gaffigan Show explores one man's struggle to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy and an insatiable appetite.
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 Four features peformances from Norm Macdonald, Trevor Noah, Jerrod Carmichael, Pete Davidson, Rachel Feinstein, Margaret Cho, and TONS more. We're not kidding, there's like 50 more and their all amazing.
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.
Set in the working-class suburb of Queens, New York, the show follows Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), an amiable deliveryman, and his wife, spitfire secretary Carrie Heffernan (Leah Remini), as they explore the everyday challenges of love, life, family and marriage.
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.
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.
This Labor Day, the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will assemble a dais of comedians and celebrities, along with Roast Master David Spade, to take down the ageless heartthrob one burn at a time.
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.
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.