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Here's the First Trailer for Oxygen's New Docu-Series 'Funny Girls'

Last summer, Oxygen ordered a new docu-series about women in comedy called Funny Girls, and the network released the first trailer this week ahead of its April 7 debut. Funny Girls follows six women comics in Los Angeles (Scout Durwood, Calise Hawkins, Yamaneika Saunders, Nicole Aimee Schreiber, Stephanie Simbari, and Ester Steinberg) as they try to break out in the world of comedy and features cameos from Margaret Cho, Bill Burr, Janeane Garofalo, Horatio Sanz, and Loni Love. Judging from the trailer, it looks like Funny Girls will be a weird mix between a documentary-style look at standup and a drama-filled MTV-style scripted reality show.

Oxygen Orders Female Comedian Docu-Series 'Funny Girls'

The Oxygen network — home to such television treasures as Killer Couples, I'm Having Their Baby, and My Shopping Addiction — is attempting to rebrand with a new slate of original programming, including a docu-series called Funny Girls, THR reports. Here's the slightly cringeworthy description of Funny Girls per Oxygen's press release:

This funny new docu-series series showcases up-and-coming female comediennes living in Los Angeles as they strive to break the glass ceiling in the male-dominated comedy business. It’s a profession where women fight for survival of the funniest, and these sassy young comediennes will give viewers a peek inside their lives as they struggle to balance their [...]