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[06/04/19 - 01:14 PM]
NBC's New Competition Series "Bring the Funny" Reveals 40 Comedy Acts Set to Vie for $250,000 Prize Package and Chance to Perform at Just for Laughs Festival
The series is divided into four rounds of competition: Open Mic, Comedy Clash and Showcase, culminating in a live finale where America will have the chance to vote for who they think is the funniest of the funny.

[05/12/19 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Builds on Winning Lineup with Strong Investments in Returning Hits, Dominant Alternative Programming, Addictive New Dramas, A Renewed Focus on Comedy and Homecomings for Big NBC Stars
New additions this fall include drama "Bluff City Law" and comedies "Perfect Harmony" and "Sunnyside."

[03/14/19 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere Dates for "Songland" and "Bring the Funny"
The new summer entries are due on Tuesday, May 28 and Tuesday, July 9, respectively.

[02/01/19 - 11:07 AM]
NBC Set to "Bring the Funny" with Powerhouse Judges Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, Jeff Foxworthy and Host Amanda Seales on Groundbreaking New Comedy Competition Series
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.







BRING THE FUNNY (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/9/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (11 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/17/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, June 2019) For decades NBC has opened the door for countless comedians and continues to carry the legacy as a home for comedy with the launch of its new competition show, "Bring the Funny." The network announced today the 40 comedic acts vying for the $250,000 prize package and the opportunity to perform at the 2020 Just for Laughs Festival. "Bring the Funny" is hosted by comedian Amanda Seales along with its panel of hilarious judges - "Saturday Night Live's" longest-running cast member Kenan Thompson, cultural tastemaker Chrissy Teigen and comedy icon Jeff Foxworthy. The premiere airs Tuesday, July 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT after "America's Got Talent." The series, which pays homage to every style of comedy performance in one competition, features stand-ups, sketch troupes and comedic variety acts, including solo comics, musicians, magicians, puppeteers, YouTubers and more that will perform in front of a live audience. The series is divided into four rounds of competition: Open Mic, Comedy Clash and Showcase, culminating in a live finale where America will have the chance to vote for who they think is the funniest of the funny.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amanda Seales as Host
· Chrissy Teigen as Judge
· Jeff Foxworthy as Judge
· Kenan Thompson as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce Hills as CP
· David Friedman as EP
· Matilda Zoltowski as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Television