Kevin Hart’s Streaming Comedy Network Launches Next Month
Last year, Kevin Hart teamed up with Lionsgate to form his own streaming comedy network, and the service now has a launch date. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hart’s Laugh Out Loud will officially launch on Thursday, August 3rd. It will be available for free with ads, or viewers can pay $3 per month for an ad-free version. Here’s the initial lineup of shows that will be available on the 3rd:
Campus Law (cast: GloZell, Wuz Good, Cynthia Luciette) — The scripted sitcom is based around three recent college graduates who decide to get jobs as security guards on their former campus. Campus Law was greenlit by Hart at the Laugh Out Loud Presents: Just for Laughs Eat My Shorts pitch session during the 2016 JFL comedy festival.
Def Comedy Jam — For the first time ever, all seven seasons of Def Comedy Jam will be available on streaming, exclusively on Laugh Out Loud. The digital debut of the series that was a driving force behind the rise of hip hop music and comedy culture features legendary comedians Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Queen Latifah, Mike Epps and more.
Dead House (King Bach, Emmanuel Hudson, D.C Young Fly) — A scripted sitcom from one of the world’s top digital comedians, Andrew Bachelor – aka King Bach. Living arrangements become interesting when a human joins the cast of a reality show where 4 zombies must live and work together in one house.
Black Geo (Dormtainment) — Black Geo is a satirical investigative series into the origins of black culture through sketch comedy.
Inglorious Pranksters — Stand-up comedian Jo Koy hosts this unscripted series that celebrates the Internet’s best viral pranks. In each episode, three UGC pranks will be given the ‘Hall of Fame’ treatment and only one will be inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame’.
Just For Laughs 2016 — 104 comics. 52 episodes. It’s 15 minutes of original hilarity, brought to you from Just For Laughs, the largest international comedy festival in the world. This is the next generation of comedy’s A-list. Showcases include Godfrey, Ronny Chieng, Finesse Mitchell.
Hotline Ad (Snoop Dogg) — A sequel to Brent Weinbach’s Gangster Party Line, Hotline Ad will feature various chat line skits with celebrity comedic appearances.
Ahead of the launch, Laugh Out Loud posted a preview from another new series called Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend on Facebook, which you can check out below: