Amazon orders Just for Laughs docuseries
James R | On 15, Jun 2018
Amazon has greenlit a new docuseries in collaboration with the prestigious Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.
The untitled series will follow up-and-coming comedians in New York and Los Angeles as they compete to be selected for the New Faces showcase. New Faces is a launch pad for major comedic talent.
Former New Faces comedians include Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Kumail Nanjiani and Jimmy Fallon. The series will go inside the comedy clubs and into their lives, providing unprecedented access to the highs, lows, frustrations and successes that these aspiring comedians face as they juggle day jobs, relationships and hecklers in the quest for their biggest break.
Amazon has ordered six episodes of the series.