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  • Premiered: 
    July 13, 2018
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  • Network: Amazon
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Talent
  • Tags: standup

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    Season 1

Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Abish Mathew and Sumukhi Suresh, COMICSTAAN is a one-hour reality competition series that brings together seven of the biggest comedians in India -- Biswa Kalyan Rath, Tanmay Bhat, Sapan Verma, Kaneez Surka, Kanan Gill, Kenny Sebastian, and Naveen Richard -- to find the next big name in stand-up. The series opens with the seven experts traveling across multiple cities to find the top ten contestants who might become the next big name in stand-up comedy. Then, in other episodes, each of the experts mentors the contestants in various aspects of comedy: iswa Kalyan Rath mentors the contestants who perform to Anecdotal Comedy; Tanmay Bhat focuses on everyday trending topics and current affairs; Sapan Verma mentors the contestants who perform to Observational Comedy; and much more. On Friday, July 13, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Amazon Prime released the first four episodes of this nine-episode series, with additional episodes scheduled to debut on subsequent Fridays in July and early August. The season finale is set for Friday, August 17.