Amazon announced Prime Video will stream its Original series, LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, starting on February 18, 2022.
Canadian comedians part of the series will include: Caroline Rhea, Debra DiGiovanni, Dave Foley, Jon Lajoie, Tom Green, Mae Martin, Colin Mochrie, Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Andrew Phung, and K. Trevor Wilson.
The comedy series is a competition that will put these 10 comedic talents against each other in a showdown. The grand prize of $100,000 will go to the charity of their choice.
“Our first local Amazon Original followed Canada’s passion for hockey. We are excited to follow up that success with another area of Canadian excellence—comedy,” said Christina Wayne, head of Canadian Originals at Amazon Studios, in a statement. “Our commitment to Canadian audiences continues with an LOL that features a star-studded cast and unforgettable moments.”
Prime Video says the first two episodes will stream on Friday, February 18, with the third and fourth episodes one week later on February 25, and fifth and sixth episodes set for March 4.
LOL: Last One Laughing Canada will stream exclusively on Prime Video in 240 countries and territories worldwide. The show is an adaptation of the Amazon Original series in Japan, “Documental,” created by and starring Hitoshi Matsumoto and owned by Yoshimoto Kogyo.
This comedy competition is the third Canadian Amazon Original series, following The Kids in the Hall and All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs.