Jason Sudeikis to host virtual comedy competition

Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actor Jason Sudeikis is all set to host a virtual comedy competition series, “Tournament Of Laughs”.

“Tournament Of Laughs” will have seven-episode and will premiere on June 21, reports variety.com.

In the show, 32 comedians will face off in a single elimination tournament. Each episode will feature multiple match-ups.

The featured comics will include names like Jeff Ross, Margaret Cho, Gilbert Gottfried, Judah Friedlander, Michael Rapaport, Jim Norton, Fortune Feimster, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Natasha Leggero, Cameron Esposito, Godfrey, The Sklar Brothers, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Josh Wolf, Clayton English, Yamaneika Saunders, Gina Yashere, Tim Dillon, Moshe Kasher, Jessica Kirson, Paul Rodriguez, Sarah Tiana, Matteo Lane, Beth Stelling, Vladimir Caamano, Ian Edwards, Aida Rodriguez, Megan Gailey, Preacher Lawson, and Piff The Magic Dragon, with an additional two performers to come.

Each week the comics will create, produce, self-film, and star in their own videos.

After an episode has aired, the audience will decide who moves forward through phone and online voting, with the winning comics returning for the next round. In addition, a charitable donation will be made to the United Nations Foundation's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and Black Lives Matter.



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