Remember when Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network began filming stand-up comedians at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival back in 2017?
Well, all of those performances from 2017 and the following years finally have a home on TV. Well, Pluto TV.
The new LOL channel on Pluto TV has launched, and Hart’s network announced today the premiere of Comedy in Color, which collects the more than 300 performances from comedians across 30 countries.
From the press release:
The curated showcase features never before seen sets from some of the most dynamic and freshest voices in comedy, ranging from established stars such as Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, FOX’s Rel), Ronny Chieng (Comedy Central’s The Daily Show) Carly Aquilino (MTV’s Girl Code), Beth Stelling (Netflix’s The Standups) Godfrey and Nate Bergatze (Netflix’s The Tennessee Kid), to international comedy icons Rafinha Bastos (Brazil) and Vir Das (India), as well as exciting newcomers such as Zainab Johnson, Joel Kim Booster, Sarah Tiana, Karlous Miller, David Gborie, Jessimai Peluso, and more.
In addition to hosting the premiere of Comedy in Color, Pluto users will have access to a curated selection of Laugh Out Loud’s award-winning content that includes the hit athlete interview series Cold as Balls, Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend, Black Geo and more.
“Since our launch, Laugh Out Loud has been committed to elevating the diverse voices that are shaping culture and the future of comedy,” Hart said. “Comedy in Color takes this to the next level. We’ve put together one of the biggest comedy showcases in the world with 300 comedians from 30 countries all on one stage. We’re excited to bring this groundbreaking program to over 20 million viewers through Comedy in Color’s debut on Pluto TV.”