Preview Laugh Out Loud

Thinking of trying Laugh Out Loud, the new comedy streaming service from Kevin Hart and Lionsgate, which launches Thursday, August 3?

Here’s a sample of what you’ll get. This is the first episode of Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend, wherehe transforms into elderly, over-sharing Lyft driver Donald Mac to see how far he can push the limits.” Guests include Trey Songz and Joel McHale:

Hart will share Laugh Out Loud’s streaming stage with a bevy of other popular digital comics like GloZell, Emmanuel Hudson, DC Young Fly, Draya Michelle, David So, Timothy DeLaGhetto and Anjelah Johnson, plus emerging talent through a partnership with the “Just for Laughs” festival.

In addition to Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend, which will air weekly, programming includes:

  • Black Geo, a satirical sketch comedy series that investigates the origins of black culture;
  • Campus Law, a sitcom about three recent college graduates who get jobs as security guards on their former campus;
  • Dead House, a sitcom starring digital superstar King Bach, in which “a human joins the cast of a reality show where four zombies must live and work together in one house;”
  • The complete run of HBO’s Def Comedy Jam: (IMDb counts 36 episodes), featuring early appearances by such comedians as Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Queen Latifah and Mike Epps;
  • Hotline Ad, a sequel to Brent Weinbach’s Gangster Party Line, featuring chat line skits with Snoop and other celebrity guests;
  • Inglorious Pranksters, with stand-up comedian Jo Koy hosting a showcase of the Internet’s “best viral pranks;”
  • Just For Laughs 2016 – 104 comics, 52 15-minute episodes, with 104 comics.

Laugh Out Loud will be available via iOS and Android apps. You’ll be able to watch for free with ads, or you can pay $2.99 per month to forgo the ads and access all episodes on demand.

For more info, visit laughoutloud.com

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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