The two-hour Stand Up Planet special premieres Wednesday, May 14th on Link TV, Pivot, and KCET (LA)
Like any comedian in the U.S., comedians abroad make light of the stuff they encounter on a day-to-day basis. Stand Up Planet is a documentary TV show and digital series that showcases life in some of the toughest places on Earth through the lens and experiences of stand-up comics. Hollywood comedian Hasan Minhaj takes you to bustling Mumbai and Johannesburg to meet up-and-coming comedians around the globe. It’s equal parts reality TV, documentary and travelogue. You can check out the trailer above.
The two-hour Stand Up Planet special premieres Wednesday, May 14th at 7 PM eastern & pacific on Link TV. You can also watch it on PIVOT at 7 PM eastern & 6 PM central and on KCET at 9 PM pacific. The first hour is the documentary following Minhaj as he travels abroad. The second hour is the comedy showcase, hosted by Minhaj, which features a variety of comedians performing at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood.
Click here for details on how to watch.