Bring the Funny

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  • TV-14
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 2019
NBC's proud comedy legacy, which has opened doors for countless comedians, is ready to "Bring the Funny" with a new competition series for the next generation of comedy lovers. The series will feature the world's best comedic acts and, for the first... read more

NBC's proud comedy legacy, which has opened doors for countless comedians, is ready to "Bring the Funny" with a new competition series for the next generation of comedy lovers. The series will feature the world's best comedic acts and, for the first time on television, embrace every style of comedy performance in one competition. The 10-episode series will bring together some of the most prolific comedians in the industry to serve as judges - "Saturday Night Live"'s longest-running cast member, Kenan Thompson, cultural tastemaker Chrissy Teigen and comedy icon Jeff Foxworthy. Comedian Amanda Seales will serve as host for the competition. In partnership with the international organization Just for Laughs, which has given rise to some of today's most successful comedic acts via its iconic festivals, tours and television series, "Bring the Funny" will feature the best of the best stand-ups, sketch troupes and comedic variety acts. From solo comics to sketch troupes to musicians, magicians, podcasters, puppeteers, YouTubers and more - anyone who can make audiences laugh will have the chance to receive the career-changing $250,000 prize package and see their name in lights in the "Bring the Funny" showcase. David Friedman and Matilda Zoltowski will executive produce. Just for Laughs President Bruce Hills serves as consulting producer. The series will be produced by Universal Television Alternative Studio.

Original Release

07/09/2019 on NBC

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Cast

Ejay Randolph Ejay Randolph (as Vocal Producer) (credit only)
Elliott Morgan Self
Lee Newton Self
Matthew Meese Matt
Stacey Harkey Stacey
Jason Gray Jason
Natalie Madsen Natalie
Mallory Everton Mallory
Jeremy Warner Jeremy
Morgan Jay Morgan Jay
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Open Mic 1 Tuesday, 09 July 2019
2 The Open Mic 2 Tuesday, 16 July 2019
3 The Open Mic 3 Tuesday, 23 July 2019
4 The Open Mic 4 Tuesday, 30 July 2019
5 The Comedy Clash 1 Tuesday, 06 August 2019
6 The Comedy Clash 2 Tuesday, 13 August 2019
7 The Comedy Clash 3 Tuesday, 20 August 2019
8 The Semi-Final Showcase 1 Tuesday, 27 August 2019
9 The Semi-Final Showcase 2 Tuesday, 03 September 2019
10 The Finale Tuesday, 10 September 2019
11 The Finale Results Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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