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Sarah Silverman, Aziz Ansari Headline JFL42 Festival in Toronto

18 June 2013 11:52 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Toronto – Sarah Silverman and Aziz Ansari are headlining Just for Laughs’ JFL42 festival in Toronto this September. The 10-day gathering of stand-up and skit comedy will also feature Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Mila Kunis backed by an orchestra as they do a live reading and songs based on Fox’s Family Guy sitcom. Just For Laughs also booked Silverman and Ansari to bring their one-person shows to Toronto for the Sept. 19 - 28 run of JFL42, which will feature in all 42 comics performing. Silverman is also hosting a Just For Laughs gala in

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UTA Signs Just For Laughs

22 May 2013 3:42 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Just For Laughs, the producer of the Montreal International Comedy Festival, has signed with UTA. The company was at CAA. Just For Laughs is looking to ramp up its production slate with stand-up specials, scripted and unscripted television and digital content and to expand into social media and licensing. Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group is behind the Montreal comedy fest, which annually attracts more than 1.5 million attendees, with additional festivals in Toronto, Chicago and Sydney. Just For Laughs is a leading producer of stand-up comedy specials that have aired on CBC, The Comedy Network and HBO in Canada as well as the BBC and Channel Four in the UK and HBO, Fox, BBC America, TBS and Showtime in the U.S. The company also has produced original series including Bullet in the Face, starring Eddie Izzard, for IFC and The Tournament for CBC in Canada and Versus in the U. »


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Chicago, we're doing another super-secret comedy show, and it goes on sale tomorrow

16 May 2013 1:25 PM, PDT | | See recent The AV Club news »

As you may recall, during last year's Just For Laughs festival in Chicago, we presented a late-night stand-up show called [Redacted]. You bought tickets on faith, all the money went to 826 Chicago, and you were rewarded with an incredible lineup that included Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt, Amy Schumer, Kyle Kinane, Hannibal Buress, Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn, and more. Can you tell where this is going? We're doing [Redacted] again, this time on June 12, 2013. Once again, you won't know who's performing until they step on stage. Once again, the proceeds will go straight to »

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