Numbering an unwieldy nine members, the sketch ensemble earned a national fanbase via slick online videos, including viral hit "Boys Will Be Girls," which numbers nearly 6 million views.
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Between seasons 1 and 2 of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," its creator, Nathan Fielder, had some down time, during which he became unnaturally obsessed with psychics.
Selected by a team of Variety editors based on extensive polling of the professional comedy community, the 10 Comics to Watch will be honored with a cocktail party and panel at the Just for Laughs…
Maker Studios struck a deal with Canadian comedy brand Just for Laughs to manage its hidden-camera pranks channel on YouTube, create a new YouTube channel for stand-up comedy and develop a dedicated…
Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
The Just for Laughs comedy conference names Amy Poehler "Comedy Person of the Year." Other honorees include Edgar Wright, Mitch Hurwitz, Nick Kroll and Michael Cera.
Comedy Central is enabling comedy fans to buy standup specials for $5 a pop through a new online marketplace suggested by the trailblazing model first employed by comedian Louis C.K.
Just for Laughs Group, the 31-year-old Canadian producer of comedy fests around the world, has launched a Gotham-based theatrical division led by producer Adam Blanshay. Called Just for Laughs…
Just for Laughs Group, the 31-year-old Canadian producer of comedy fests around the world, has launched a Gotham-based theatrical division led by producer Adam Blanshay.
The cut-ups showed up en masse for Variety's 10 Comics to Watch event sponsored by Cohen Gardner at the Just for Laughs comedy fest in Montreal on Thursday.
Comics click online, execs use Web to sample funny talent, projects