(Black PR Wire) Each episode of the program will feature a curated collection of the award-winning content from Hart's popular and celebrated Laugh Out Loud digital service. The 10-episode season is executive produced by Hart and hosted by comedian Jasmin "Jazzy" Brown who will introduce the funny and highly-entertaining segments. The series is being produced in partnership between Bounce and Lionsgate Television. "Kevin Hart is a one of the most-popular, talented and funniest people on the planet," commented David Hudson, Executive Vice President of Original Programming for Bounce and Katz Networks. "We are thrilled to be in business with him." "We're very excited to work with Bounce and bring our all-star lineup of comedy to linear audiences," said Jeff Clanagan, Laugh Out Loud's President. "Partnering with Bounce allows us to further expand on the rapid growth of the network and shine a spotlight on some of the best emerging talent in the comedy scene." Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud joins the line-up of Bounce original comedy series that includes the popular sitcoms Family Time, In The Cut and Last Call. Bounce is also the home of the hit original drama series Saints & Sinners whose fourth season premieres this summer. Visit BounceTV.com for more information.
Bounce is the first and only multi-platform entertainment network targeting African Americans, with programming seen over-the-air, on cable, on DISH channel 359, over-the-air, over-the-top on Roku^®, on mobile devices via the Bounce and Brown Sugar apps and on the web via BounceTV.com. Bounce features a programming mix of original series and movies, off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and events and more. Bounce is part of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).
ABOUT LAUGH OUT LOUD
Laugh Out Loud is a comedy brand and multi-platform network founded by the world's top comedian Kevin Hart. Through his network, Hart delivers his vision for the future of comedy: social, mobile, multicultural and seriously funny. From stand-up legends to globally-recognized digital influencers, Hart and LOL curate comedy's boldest voices to produce original scripted and unscripted series, stand-up specials, live broadcasts and special events. Hart brings the groundbreaking social-first strategy that earned him 100 million+ followers to Laugh Out Loud, with one core mission: keep the world laughing. Dope Comedy. Delivered Daily. Always On. Always Loud. Directly from Kevin Hart and his hand-picked crew of comedic rockstars.
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