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[04/02/20 - 10:33 AM]
Quibi Acquires Stand-Up Comedy Series "This Joka" Hosted by Will Smith and Produced by Westbrook Studios
Shot on location at Topgolf and other popular venues across Las Vegas, the series will showcase stand-up sets, as well as one-on-one conversations between Smith and the comedians, intimate interviews, and docu-style moments backstage and around the city.







THIS JOKA (QUIBI)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
4/2/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
16 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Quibi's press release, April 2020) Today, Quibi announced the acquisition of 'THIS JOKA', a sixteen episode stand-up comedy series hosted and executive produced by Will Smith. In 'THIS JOKA', Smith invites a diverse lineup of up-and-coming, established, and legendary comedians to explore the nature of comedy and its unique ability to bring people together. Shot on location at Topgolf and other popular venues across Las Vegas, the series will showcase stand-up sets, as well as one-on-one conversations between Smith and the comedians, intimate interviews, and docu-style moments backstage and around the city.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Will Smith as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brad Haugen as EP
· Chad Nelson as EP
· Erik Anderson as EP
· Lance Bangs as DIR
· Lukas Kaiser as EP
· Miguel Melendez as EP
· Terence Carter as EP
· Will Smith as EP
· YuChiang Cheng as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Topgolf Entertainment Group
· Westbrook Studios