‘Funniest Wins’ 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The new TV series Funniest Wins begins tonight at 10:00 p.m. on TBS and we’ve got all the details on the reality show right here.


1. Funniest Wins Is a Comedy Competition


The Concept | Funniest Wins | TBSSUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/TBSSub WATCH MORE: bit.ly/FunniestWins About Funniest Wins: Each week, competitors – both professionals and amateurs – will learn a different comedy style, guided by Marlon Wayans and guests such as Wayan's comedian friends or family. The aspiring comedians will test what they've been shown in front of an audience, with one person being eliminated…2014-06-19T20:01:46.000Z

This new reality competition series is fully described in the above promo video by Marlon Wayans. The show is about “funny people” competing in every genre of comedy, making each contestant battle it out with the others.


2. Marlon Wayans Is the Host

Marlon Wayans is the hilarious and adorable host of Funniest Wins. The Wrap writes: In Living Color alum Wayans is executive producing the series, along with Rick Alvarez, Lisa Blum, JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson, Brant Pinvidic and Adam Kaloustian. Steve Harris will serve as producer.


3. The Winner Gets Their Own Show

Not only does the winner of Funniest Wins get $100,000, they also get their own show on Wayans’ new comedy network “What The Funny.”


4. Online Sensations Are Being Combined With Stand-Up Comedians

In today’s world, the traditional stand-up comedians have to compete against Vine celebrities, YouTube sensations, and other digital stars, so it only makes sense that the same should go for this show. There are 10 contestants competing on the show and only one will take the title.


5. Celebrity Comedians Will Be Coming on the Show to Mentor Contestants

To help the show’s contestants better their craft, host Marlon Wayans is bringing on some of his celebrity comic friends to act as mentors. These celebrities include Tom Green, Jamie Kennedy, David Alan Grier, and more.



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