Amazon Prime taps Eugenio Derbez to host Mexican comedian competition, “LOL: Last One Laughing”
Mexican comedy star Eugenio Derbez will host a new Amazon Prime Video competition in which 10 Mexican comedians match wits and witty lines in pursuit of one million Mexican pesos. LOL: Last One Laughing will premiere later this year. It’s adapted from a Japanese TV series, Hitoshi Matsumo... [Read More]
First impressions of New Faces 2018 at Just For Laughs Montreal
New Faces is decidedly different this year in Montreal. Perhaps it’s due to the Amazon Prime Video camera crews following the aspiring stand-up comedians around Just For Laughs. Yep. Mais bien sur. C’est vrai. C’est très certainement! Pardon my French. In recent years, I&rsq... [Read More]
First impressions of New Faces 2018 at Just For Laughs Montreal
New Faces is decidedly different this year in Montreal. Perhaps it’s due to the Amazon Prime Video camera crews following the aspiring stand-up comedians around Just For Laughs. Yep. Mais bien sur. C’est vrai. C’est très certainement! Pardon my French. In recent years, I&rsq... [Read More]
Presenting the JFL Montreal New Faces Class of 2018, soon to be seen on Amazon Prime Video!
Some comedians and industry folk joked that Just For Laughs could no longer really do New Faces in Montreal now that the ICM agency had purchased a large stake in the comedy festival. ICM certainly is getting the last laughs. They’ve packaged New Faces 2018 into a streaming TV series docu-dram... [Read More]
Presenting the JFL Montreal New Faces Class of 2018, soon to be seen on Amazon Prime Video!
Some comedians and industry folk joked that Just For Laughs could no longer really do New Faces in Montreal now that the ICM agency had purchased a large stake in the comedy festival. ICM certainly is getting the last laughs. They’ve packaged New Faces 2018 into a streaming TV series docu-dram... [Read More]
Presenting the JFL Montreal New Faces Class of 2018, soon to be seen on Amazon Prime Video!
Some comedians and industry folk joked that Just For Laughs could no longer really do New Faces in Montreal now that the ICM agency had purchased a large stake in the comedy festival. ICM certainly is getting the last laughs. They’ve packaged New Faces 2018 into a streaming TV series docu-dram... [Read More]
Presenting the JFL Montreal New Faces Class of 2018, soon to be seen on Amazon Prime Video!
Some comedians and industry folk joked that Just For Laughs could no longer really do New Faces in Montreal now that the ICM agency had purchased a large stake in the comedy festival. ICM certainly is getting the last laughs. They’ve packaged New Faces 2018 into a streaming TV series docu-dram... [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]
Peabody Awards honor Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, SNL, Mrs. Maisel
Congrats to Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, and the staffs at SNL and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for you’re all now Peabody Award winners! Five of this year’s nine recipients came from the comedy world (six if you count Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul!) The Peabody Awards will... [Read More]
Amazon Studios has stopped accepting your TV and movie pitches
If you’re reading this, you’re already too late to submit your script or concept idea to Amazon Studios. Amazon decided to put a stop to its open submission process as of Friday. You used to be able to send scripts and pitches to Amazon Studios for potential development into feature-leng... [Read More]