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HappeningPH Entertainment Extravaganza! Prime Video Celebrates Pinoy Comedy at LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines Premiere

HappeningPH Entertainment Extravaganza! Prime Video Celebrates Pinoy Comedy at LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines Premiere

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1 July 2024, MANILA, Philippines – Prime Video recently hosted an exclusive premiere event at Okada Manila for its highly anticipated Amazon Original series, LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines.

Hosted by Asia’s Unkabogable Phenomenal Box Office Superstar Vice Ganda, LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines showcases ten of the Philippines’ most celebrated comedic talents: Victor Anastacio, Jayson Gainza, Pepe Herrera, Chad Kinis, Empoy Marquez, Kim Molina, Jerald Napoles, Negi, Tuesday Vargas, and Rufa Mae Quinto. Petite and Divine Tetay also made cameo appearances throughout the show.

Guests were treated to preview the first two episodes, which will officially premiere on Prime Video on Thursday, July 4, 2024. Two new episodes will be released each subsequent week following the initial episodes.

LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines is a six-part competition series where ten of the best comedic talents in the Philippines face off in a no-holds-barred showdown. The goal? To make others laugh without cracking up themselves. The six-hour wacky competition tests their comedic prowess and self-control, with every moment captured by multiple cameras. Viewers are in for a front-row seat to witness the ultimate clash of humor and endurance.

A Global Phenomenon

The LOL: Last One Laughing format has already taken the world by storm, becoming the most watched title on Prime Video in Italy, France, and Germany. Local versions have also seen tremendous success in Mexico, Australia, India, Spain, Canada, The Netherlands, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, and Sweden. Other local celebrity hosts include Jay Baruchel (Canada), Eugenio Derbez (Mexico), Fedez (Italy), Michael “Bully” Herbig (Germany), Rebel Wilson (Australia), Graham Norton (Ireland), and Trevor Noah (South Africa), Pandji Pragiwaksono (Indonesia), Pramote Pathan and Siwat Chotchaicharin (Thailand).

Following the success of these international versions, LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines is expected to captivate audiences with its unique blend of comedy and competition. Alongside this Filipino adaptation, LOL: Last One Laughing Thailand and LOL: Last One Laughing Indonesia are also set to premiere on July 4 and July 11, respectively, exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Darin Darakananda, Head of Central Scripted Series & Movies, International Originals, Amazon and MGM Studios shared her enthusiasm for the series: “We are thrilled to bring LOL: Last One Laughing to the Philippines, showcasing the incredible comedic talent the country has to offer. We can’t wait for audiences in the Philippines and worldwide to experience these ten comedians’ hilarious and unpredictable journey.”

Don’t miss out on the hilarity and excitement of LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines. Tune in to Prime Video starting July 4, 2024, for a comedy experience like no other!

LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines is produced by Amazon MGM Studios in association with Unitel Straight Shooters.

LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines joins thousands of other shows and films available on the Prime Video catalogue, such as Five Breakups and A Romance, Firefly, Linlang, Fit Check and Ten Little Mistresses. Korean titles such as Marry My Husband, Death’s Game, Jinny’s KitchenMelting Me Softly; anime hits such as Rurouni Kenshin, on top of award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon Originals like The Idea of You, Fallout, Road House, Invincible, Saltburn, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Reacher, The Boys, and Emmy and Golden’s winners Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Prime Video members are able to watch films and shows anywhere and anytime on hundreds of compatible devices. In the Prime Video app, members can also download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in the Philippines for just PHP149 per month.

About LOL: Last One Laughing Philippines

Last One Laughing Philippines pits 10 of the best comedic talents from the Philippines against each other in a celebrity showdown, where anything can happen. As the clock counts down in six-hour wacky competition, their objective is to eliminate others by making each other laugh, while not laughing themselves. The comedian who doesn’t break a smile and outlasts their competitors wins. The series uses multiple cameras to catch all of the deranged hijinks during the unpredictable competition as the all-star cast bring their various styles to the table, including stand-up, improvisational, and physical comedy, among others.

About Prime Video – Philippines

Prime Video is a one-stop entertainment destination offering customers a vast collection of premium programming in one application available across thousands of devices. On Prime Video, customers can find their favorite movies, series, documentaries, and live sports – including Amazon MGM Studios-produced series and movies Road HouseThe Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerFalloutReacherThe Boys, and The Idea of You; licensed fan favorites like La La Land;  exclusive entertainment such as Five Breakups and a Romance, FireflyDrag Den with Manila Luzon Seasons 1 and 2Roadkillers, Linlang, Simula sa Gitna, Takeshi’s Castle Philippines, Comedy Island Philippines, Ten Little Mistresses, and Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen; Korean titles such as  Marry My HusbandWedding Impossible, and Melting Me Softly; Customers can also go behind the scenes of their favorite movies and series with exclusive X-Ray access. For more info visit www.amazon.com/primevideo.

About Amazon  

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earth’s Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth’s Best Employer, and Earth’s Safest Place to Work. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.

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Show Introduction

“LOL” or “Last One Laughing” is the ultimate comedic battle where laughter is the enemy! This Amazon Original reality show brings together 10 of the funniest comedians in a high-stakes challenge that will put their skills and poker faces to the ultimate test.

Picture this: a room filled with comedic brilliance, where laughter is strictly forbidden. The comedians must go head-to-head, armed with their wits, jokes, and impeccable timing as they strive to make each other crack up, all while maintaining a stone-cold poker face themselves. It’s a battle of hilarity, endurance, and the ultimate test of comedic resilience. For six hours straight, these top comedians from different platforms will improvise and resort to outrageous antics to break their opponents’ composure. Every second counts as they strategize and outwit each other in their quest to be the last one laughing. But there’s a twist – not only are the comedians forbidden to laugh, but they can’t even crack a smile.

It’s a true test of their comedic prowess and self-control. With multiple cameras capturing every hilarious moment, viewers will be treated to a front-row seat to witness the battle of wits, impersonation, and outrageous physical comedy, where the last one laughing wins one million pesos!

With LOL, Prime is pushing the boundaries of comedy entertainment, creating a unique and unforgettable experience for both the contestants and audience. Get ready to hold your breath and clutch your sides with laughter. This is LOL Philippines, the laughter showdown of a lifetime.

About LOL PH

  • Original Title: Last One Laughing: Philippines
  • Genre: Unscripted Variety Series
  • Expected launch date: July 4, 2024
  • Directed by: Randolph Longjas
  • Executive Produced by: Unitel Straight Shooters 
  • No. of Episodes: 6
  • Participants/Cast: 
  • Host: Vice Ganda
  • Comedians:
    • Chad Kinis
    • Empoy Marquez
    • Jayson Gainza
    • Jerald Napoles
    • Kim Molina
    • Negi
    • Pepe Herrera
    • Tuesday Vargas
    • Rufa Mae Quinto
    • Victor Anastacio
  • LOL PH Other Talents:
    • Divine Tetay
    • Petite
  • Availability: International Release (240 countries and territories)