Everyone knows Canadians are funny -- especially Canadians, who keep homegrown standup, radio and TV comedy thriving. But bigscreen laughs tend to be a different story.
Montreal Just for Laughs
The Just for Laughs comedy festival is heading Down Under.
MONTREAL -- The line-up for the 29th edition of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival will include Russell Peters, Eric Stonestreet from "Modern Family" and John Oliver from "The Daily Show."
Joan Rivers has been tapped to host a gala July 16 at the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival, joining the previously announced galas hosted by Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Fallon and Jeremy Piven.
The Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest unveiled a star-studded lineup Tuesday including Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Jimmy Fallon and Russell Brand.
The English-language portion of the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal wrapped Sunday with an action-packed 25th anniversary gala and awards ceremony.
Montreal's Just for Laughs has traditionally been known primarily as a fest focused on stand-up comedy. Still, having launched such non-formulaic acts as Stomp over the years, the performance…
Damon Wayans, Lewis Black, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross have been added to the lineup of this summer's Just for Laughs comedy festival, which runs in Montreal July 8-29.
Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20.
NBC's "The Tonight Show" will air three segments from the Montreal Just For Laughs comedy festival next week.