Attention Montreal: JFL Adds Comedian Joel McHale As Gala Host

Star of NBC and Yahoo’s hit comedy series, Community, Joel McHale is back as Gala host on Sunday, July 30th at 9:45pm at Salle Wilfrid- Pelletier at Place des Arts.

Comedy icon, Judd Apatow, adds another solo-show on Thursday, July 27th, 8pm at 5ième Salle at Place Des Arts.

Hosts Tommy Dassalo and Karl Chandler will be recording Australia’s funniest and longest-running podcast, The Little Dum Dum Club on Saturday, July 29th, 12pm in that Ovation Room, Level 5 at Hyatt Regency Montreal.

Arthur Simeon and Andrew Santino are bulking up the OFF-JFL lineup with their solo shows. Simeon performs from Thursday, July 20th through to Sunday, July 23rd, 8:45pm at Ballustrade in Monument-National; Santino performs on Friday, July 29th, 10:30pm at Montreal Improv.

Famous funny man and star of NBC/Yahoo’s smash comedy series, Community, Joel McHale triumphantly returns to flex his emcee muscles once again on the Just For Laughs Gala stage. Having previously hosted E!’s The Soup, ABC’s The ESPYs, and the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, McHale is no stranger to the hosting game. He continues to impress audiences by performing his stand-up routine to sold-out audiences around the country. The Joel McHale Videotron Gala presented by Air Canada will take place Sunday, July 30th at 9:45pm, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts.

And, by popular demand, comedic genius Judd Apatow adds another solo show. The prolific writer/director of such films as Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and the director of Trainwreck, as well as executive producer of HBO’s Girls and Crashing and Netflix’s Love, is considered one of the most sought-after comedy minds in the business. Apatow’s newest performance will take place Thursday, July 27 at 8pm, 5ième Salle.

Photo: Joel McHale