Mumbai: Zee Café is all set bring in best of British stand-up comedy with the launch of yet another new property – Stand-Up Knights. Premiering 23rd December 2017, weekends at 11 pm, the show will bring two internationally acclaimed British stand-up comedy shows – Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow: Series 1 and Live at the Apollo: Series 12.
Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow: Series 1 is a British stand-up comedy television series hosted by McIntyre, the world’s most successful stand-up comedian. He visits UK’s most prestigious and iconic comedy venues, unearthing a raft of comedy’s brightest new talent and finest comedians en route. Each episode features a routine from McIntyre along with few other comedians. Known for his unique and inoffensive humour, the King of comedy is known to leave his audience howling with laughter.
Live at the Apollo is a British stand-up comedy program performed from the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in west London. The shows are recorded live in front of an audience of more than 3,500 people at the iconic theatre.Considered as one of the most popular and prestigious venues, the theatre has been home to numerous spectacular performances by some of the biggest artists across the globe.
Commenting on the launch of this exciting new property, Aparna Bhosle, Business Cluster Head – Premium channels – Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) said, “With the rise of home-grown talent and venues, the craze of stand-up comedy is soaring in India. The audience is constantly on the look-out for never-seen-before content that is intelligent and engaging. Keeping this trend in mind, we are all set to bring the best of British stand-up comedy with Stand-Up Knights. It’s dry and dark humour is a refreshing change for viewers. Internationally, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Live at the Apollohave attracted millions of viewers and we hope our audiences will enjoy them just as much.”
The two shows have not only received immense critical acclaim but also with its British style of humour bring great sophistication and language superiority which the Indian audiences will enjoy.