The Comedy Network Returns to Montréal’s Just For Laughs Festival for 13 Hours of Stand-Up, Featuring 87 of the Hottest Canadian and International Comics
— July 25, 2018
– Comedy to exclusively deliver Trevor Noah and Jeff Dunham galas, as well as The Stand-Up Show with Katherine Ryan –
– Shooting at Place des Arts and l’Astral in downtown Montréal, Comedy’s blistering stand-up lineup features the most talked-about names in the business including Courtney Gilmour, Nick Nemeroff, Aisha Alfa, Anthony Atamanuik, Brent Butt, and Sabrina Jalees –
– Showcasing some of the best up-and-coming Canadian stand-up comics and hosted by LETTERKENNY’s K. Trevor Wilson, new HOMEGROWN COMICS special to air Monday, Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy –
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit series commissioned by CTV include the hit drama CARDINAL, the record-breaking THE AMAZING RACE CANADA and MASTERCHEF CANADA, original series THE DISAPPEARANCE, THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, and the international TV format THE LAUNCH. Among the original series on Bell Media specialty and streaming platforms are Space’s KILLJOYS and WYNONNA EARP; CraveTV hit comedy LETTERKENNY; Bravo’s mystery drama CARTER; Discovery’s first-ever drama FRONTIER; CTV’s satirical news series THE BEAVERTON as well as Comedy’s CORNER GAS ANIMATED; and multiple series and specials for food and lifestyle channel Gusto, including ONE WORLD KITCHEN. Discovery is also home to Bell Media’s hit factual franchise HIGHWAY THRU HELL, HEAVY RESCUE: 401, and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, among others. Bell Media is one of the first media companies in North America to commit to producing all new original scripted series in 4K.
About The Comedy Network
Canada’s first specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband service at thecomedynetwork.ca. Launched in October 1997, Comedy broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy – as well as topical comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. Offering an unrivalled slate of original Canadian programming, Comedy reinvests nearly 50 per cent of its revenues into home-grown productions. Comedy is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and is available in nearly six million households across the country.