The Movie Network Announces Sixth Season Of Original Stand-Up Comedy Series Funny As Hell
The Movie Network announced today the much-anticipated return of the hit Canadian stand-up series Funny As Hell. Hosted by Canadian comic Jon Dore (Inside Amy Schumer, Kroll Show), Season 6 will include six episodes that go into production at this year’s Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, July 13 – August 1.
“We are thrilled to bring the Funny As Hell laughs back to The Movie Network along with Jon Dore’s subversive brand of laugh out loud humor,” said Tracey Pearce, Senior Vice-President of Specialty and Pay at Bell Media, in a press release. “Working with our long-standing partners at Just For Laughs, and new collaborators at Seeso, we know this season will be embraced by our viewers.”
Season 6 features an all-star lineup including Ahmed Bharoocha (The Briefcase), Aparna Nancherla (Late Night With Seth Meyers), Beth Stelling (The Half Hour), Byron Bowers (Lucas Bros. Moving Co.), Cameron Esposito (Marriage Material, Take My Wife), Emo Philips (UHF), Eugene Mirman (Debate Wars, Bob’s Burgers), Ian Abramson (The Pitch Show), James Davis (Real Husbands of Hollywood, Chelsea Lately), Janeane Garofalo (Debate Wars, Wet Hot American Summer), and Kurt Metzger (Inside Amy Schumer, Horace and Pete). Additional comedians will be announced in the coming weeks.
According to their press release: “An edgy, no-holds-barred stand-up series, Funny As Hell has proved a favored TV spot among comedians since its inception in 2010. Like previous seasons, Season 6 will encourage the best stand-up comedians in the industry to push the boundaries and have fun in a relaxed, uncensored setting.”