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Amazon to premiere Just For Laughs docuseries in November

Digital streaming giant Amazon has set Nov. 30 as the premiere date for its stand-up comedy docuseries Inside Jokes. The six-episode series follows comics working to establish themselves in the industry and ...
October 15, 2018

Digital streaming giant Amazon has set Nov. 30 as the premiere date for its stand-up comedy docuseries Inside Jokes.

The six-episode series follows comics working to establish themselves in the industry and vying for a spot in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival ‘New Faces’ showcase.

Throughout the series, audiences will see Rosebud Baker, Robert Dean, Kellen Erskine, Simon Gibson, MK Paulsen, Alzo Slade and Daphnique Springs as they go through the process to audition for the showcase, with behind-the-scenes looks at their lives and careers.

‘New Faces’ alums featured in Inside Jokes include Hannibal Buress, Gary Gulman, Pete Holmes, Gabriel Iglesias, Colin Jost and Chelsea Peretti. Comedian Cameron Esposito also appears.

Jimmy Fox serves as executive producer under his Main Event Media banner, in conjunction with All3Media America. Anton Leo serves as executive produce for Just For Laughs Media, alongside EPs Neil Berkeley, Bruce Hills and Star Price.

Inside Jokes will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video for customers in the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, on Nov. 30.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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