Just for Laughs is a sketch comedy show hosted by Rick Miller that shows clips from the Canadian version of the show. Good ratings during the summer airings in 2007 resulted in ABC adding the show to the network lineup as a midseason replacement for 2007-2008. It returned to the schedule on January 1, 2008, before being canceled on May 12, 2008. However, on June 4, 2009, it was announced that a third season would begin airing on June 21, 2009.
Laughter, and especially what makes people laugh, is highly revealing of the culture we live in. Each episode offers a rich journey through the global adventure of laugh.
Just for Laughs: Gags is a Canadian silent comedy/hidden camera reality television show that is under the Just for Laughs brand. In 2000, JFL Gags began airing on French Canadian network Canal D. In the following years, the show was picked up by TVA, CBC and The Comedy Network in Canada, BBC1 in the UK, TF1 in France, and ABC and Telemundo in the United States. This series' format is a hidden camera comedy show, playing silly pranks on unsuspecting subjects while hidden cameras capture peoples' responses. The show plays music in the background, but does not contain any sound or dialogue other than brief sound effects and laughter. Although some shorts have included brief dialogue. It is mostly filmed in Montreal and rural Quebec, although some segments have been filmed in Mexico. British and Asian versions have been produced in the UK and Singapore respectively. In 2011, the show spawned a spinoff titled, Just Kidding which consists exclusively of kids playing pranks on adults. With its silent format and no translation required, Just for Laughs Gags has been purchased for use in over 100 countries throughout the world, as well as in airports and by airlines. Reactions to the gags range from "inane" to cross-culturally funny. The same distributors also distribute Surprise Sur Prise, a similar show.
Just for Laughs was an Australian light entertainment television program that aired on the Nine Network. The show was hosted by David Whitehill, and showed humorous hidden cameras clips from around the world.
Just for Laughs is a British hidden camera comedy show which was broadcast on Saturday nights on BBC One. It was produced by Wild Rover Productions with Philip Morrow as producer. It started airing in 2003 and ran for five seasons, going off air in 2007. During its run, it was the only Saturday night entertainment show currently on BBC One to be produced by an independent television company based outside London. Just for Laughs was filmed primarily in and around Belfast, Northern Ireland, Glasgow, Scotland and Leeds, England. The Belfast Botanic Gardens were a common filming location for doing some pranks. Just for Laughs has a Canadian sister version called Just For Laughs Gags, and the format of the two is identical. Some of the clips for Just for Laughs are taken directly from Just for Laughs Gags, and vice versa.
Just for Laughs Gags Asia is a comedy show based on the popular Canadian version of the show. The first episode of JFL Asia was aired on MediaCorp Channel 5 on January 12, 2010 at 9.00 pm. MediaCorp TV has entered into an exclusive agreement with Just for Laughs to co-produce and distribute JFL gags for the Asian market. The first season which contained 13 episodes were filmed in Singapore. Subsequent seasons will be filmed in other Asian Countries. Channel 8 aired the Chinese version of the show from May 7, 2010 at 8.00 pm. There is no dubbing as the show has no lines. Disney Channel Asia also aired this show from July 10, 2010.
Just For Laughs: All Access is an exclusive stand-up series that features the biggest names from around the world. From the stages of Montreal’s grand Place des Arts and gritty Club Soda, Just For Laughs brings you the very best in stand-up today.
There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume they just have a bunch of runaways on their hands. Yet some students know better. Something mysterious and foul is afoot. Is it Boogiepop or something even more sinister...?