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"Joking Off" host DeRay Davis
Joking Off host DeRay Davis
"MTV2's Joking Off" is a fast-paced, comedic game show, hosted by stand-up comedian and actor DeRay Davis, in which teams of jokesters test their improv skills against the wildest social media memes, tweets, Instagram images and videos to deliver laugh out loud reactions and out-joke the competition.

The teams are made up of the best up-and-coming comedians and improv performers, which consist of rotating series regulars Dave Ebert, Desus Nice, The Kid Mero, James Davis, Matt Pavich, James Manziello,
Kristen Acimovich, Liza Treyger, Matteo Lane and Mike Camerlengo. Throughout the season, The series will also feature guest appearances by Charlamagne, Timothy DeLaGhetto, Lil Duval, Jon Gabrus, Tanisha Long, Donnell Rawlings, Chris Distefano, Damien Lemon, Jordan Carlos, Monroe Martin, Shalyah Evans, Mike Winfield, Stephen Guarino, Awkwafina and Mac Lethal.

In each episode, three teams of two comedians compete in improv games inspired by Internet memes, photos, video and texts. Games include "Ok Stupid," where performers make up dating interests inspired by fake profiles on our 'Ok Cupid' parody site, "Textify," in which scenes are created out of awkward text conversations and "If They Could Talk," in which the comics create dialogue from funny animal videos. To conclude each episode, the two members of the final team remaining compete head-to-head in an epic prank call contest, "Call You Out," to decide the one jokester that will reign supreme.

"MTV2's Joking Off" is executive produced for MTV2 by Candida Boyette-Clemons, Darin Byrne, Paul Ricci and Chris McCarthy. Colby Gaines serves as executive producer for Back Roads Entertainment and Michael Canter serves as executive producer/showrunner for Canter/Krask Industries. The series is directed by Steve Paley.


Network: MTV2
Genre: Game Show
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: April 1, 2015
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Back Roads Entertainment
Canter/Krask Industries

"Joking Off" host DeRay Davis Internet Gets What It Deserves in 'MTV2's Joking Off' — Premiering Wednesday, April 1, the new game show, hosted by DeRay Davis, features rising comedy stars Dave Ebert, Desus Nice, The Kid Mero, Matteo Lane, James Davis, Kristen Acimovich and Liza Treyger. Read more...

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