NBC desires budding comics to “Convey the Humorous,” the title of a forthcoming comedy competitors collection the community introduced Friday, that includes mannequin, creator and social media star Chrissy Teigen, “Saturday Evening Dwell” veteran Kenan Thompson and comic and TV host Jeff Foxworthy as judges.
Standup comedian and “Insecure” star Amanda Seales will host.
Not like earlier comedy competitors reveals like “Final Comedian Standing,” this collection will “embrace each fashion of comedy efficiency in a single competitors,” NBC stated in a press launch, noting that producers are on the lookout for anybody “from solo comics to sketch troupes to musicians, magicians, podcasters, puppeteers, YouTubers and extra.”
A casting discover for the present, which will probably be filmed later this yr, reads that the collection is on the lookout for performers in “all genres of comedy,” together with sketch, standup and selection.
“Nice comedians know the right way to make us chuckle whereas serving as a mirrored image of the instances, and we’re excited to embrace and help the myriad of the way humorous folks deliver us levity and humor at present,” Meredith Ahr, the president of NBC’s various and actuality programming, stated in a press launch.
On the various host and choose lineup, Ahr stated that “Kenan, Chrissy, Jeff and Amanda usually are not solely hilarious however are pioneers of their respective arenas and perceive what it takes to have longevity and breadth on this business.”