Variety announces its 10 Comics To Watch 2018
Every year around this time the folks at Variety announce their 10 Comics To Watch. It’s a list of up-an-coming… MORE Variety announces its 10 Comics To Watch 2018 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
2018 Montreal New Faces contenders will get TV credits thanks to new Amazon Prime docuseries
If you were wondering how in the heck New Faces would matter in Montreal once ICM bought a stake in Just For Laughs, here’s a new one for you: Even the comedians who don’t get New Faces this year might get TV credits! Amazon announced today it’s filming a six-episode docuseries in ... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle and John Mayer to perform at Just For Laughs Montreal 2018
Dave Chappelle has enjoyed popping up at John Mayer’s concerts, and vice versa. This July, they’re putting on a planned performance together in Montreal that coincides with the Just For Laughs festival. Chappelle & Mayer’s “Controlled Danger” show will happen Saturd... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle and John Mayer to perform at Just For Laughs Montreal 2018
Dave Chappelle has enjoyed popping up at John Mayer’s concerts, and vice versa. This July, they’re putting on a planned performance together in Montreal that coincides with the Just For Laughs festival. Chappelle & Mayer’s “Controlled Danger” show will happen Saturd... [Read More]
Howie Mandel’s Just For Laughs with ICM announces full 2018 lineup
Howie Mandel showed up to join Just For Laughs COO Bruce Hills and the new team running the show at JFL (which includes Mandel and powerhouse agency ICM) to announce the full details for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest this coming July. Among the new notable items: The Keynote Address returns ... [Read More]
Just For Laughs teams up with Kevin Hart’s LOL Network for short film competition
Eat my shorts! The Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal has announced a partnership with Kevin Hart’s LOL Network… MORE Just For Laughs teams up with Kevin Hart’s LOL Network for short film competition appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Just For Laughs and Kevin Hart team up for short film competition
Laugh Out Loud Presents: Just For Laughs Eat My Shorts!, a competition in search of the funniest short films, is back for another year. Submissions are accepted from today through May 31, 2018. Check out the submission guidelines posted on the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO site, then follow th... [Read More]
Episode #202: Brandon Rogers
Brandon Rogers is a YouTube star with four million subscribers and one Streamy Award to his credit. He has starred in two webseries, Sam and Stuff for Facebook, and Magic Funhouse for Fullscreen. Brandon was a New Face at Just For Laughs in 2017, and he stopped by my studio while he’s on his f... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Gets Some New Owners, Including Howie Mandel
Just For Laughs Group, the company behind the annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal as well as international comedy tours, festivals, and television specials, just got new owners. The company announced today that Canada native Howie Mandel and US-based talent agency ICM Partners are lea... [Read More]
Howie Mandel and ICM Partners acquire Just For Laughs
Sacre bleu! Just For Laughs Group (Groupe Juste Pour Rire), responsible for throwing the biggest comedy festival in the world each July in Montreal, as well as fests in Toronto, Vancouver and Sydney, television specials, series and tours, has new owners. Howie Mandel and ICM Partners top an investor... [Read More]