Noggin will add comedy specials and teen short films to its summer lineup.
“LOL with the N” bows on Friday, May 30. Series of four stand-up comedy specials was taped on location at the Gotham Comedy Club. Each segment will highlight two novice teen comics through both behind the scenes and performance footage.
Eight teens from the metropolitan area will be featured. Mick Birbiglia, a rising comic, hosts the series.
Later this summer, Noggin will add short films to its sked. Films will be the output developed from the Teens-Eye on the Nantucket Film Festival program at the June 19-22 fest.
The program gives Nantucket High School students a chance to create their own one-minute films in conjunction with media arts org Eyebeam.