Amazon Prime Video renews ‘Comicstaan’ for second season
MUMBAI: Even as the inaugural season of comedy talent hunt show ‘Comicstaan’ is yet to conclude, Amazon Prime Video has renewed the original series for the second season. In its second season, ‘Comicstaan’ will hunt for India’s next big comic sensation from a fresh batch of up and coming comedians.
Created in association with Only Much Louder (OML), Comicstaan season two will feature top comic Zakir Khan in addition to Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kanan Gill, Kenny Sebastian, Kaneez Surka, Sumukhi Suresh and Abish Mathew who will be returning for the season.
Comicstaan Season one is a nine-episode Prime Original Series, where ten contestants from across the country are chosen to compete for the winning title and mentored by the best comedians in India. It is currently available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video with new episodes releasing every Friday.
Amazon’s new comedy talent hunt debuted on 13 July and quickly became the most streamed Prime Original series on Prime Video in India. The series attracted viewers from across the country including Tier II/Tier III cities like Lucknow, Ludhiana, Jamshedpur, Ahmedabad, Kochi, etc. loved watching Comicstaan.
Amazon Prime Video India Director and Head content Vijay Subramaniam said, “We are delighted to bring the second season of this exceptional series that discovers and mentors new comedy talent in India. The first season of Comicstaan won the hearts of many across the country and broke all records for the most watched Amazon Prime Original series on Prime Video since launch. Our customers’ response to the series is the key factor in our enthusiasm to bring our audience another season – with indeed a fresh dose of laughter, jokes and even more fresh comic talent.”
Only Much Louder (OML) Managing Partner Dhruv Sheth, commented, “Comicstaan was one of the most exciting projects for us in the past year and we are extremely thrilled and elated that it has been renewed for a second season so early to the launch of the first. We are going bigger and better in Season Two.”