Sony to launch second season of Comedy Circus from 26 April

Sony to launch second season of Comedy Circus from 26 April

MUMBAI: Riding on the laughter riot, Sony Entertainment Television has announced the second season of its stand up comedy show Comedy Circus II.

The show will start on 26 April and will air every Saturday at 10 pm.

On being queried on the competition from similar shows Sony Entertainment television EVP and business head Albert Almeida said, ?The first season of Comedy Circus did very well for us in spite of the fact that it was slotted against musical reality shows on other channels. The grand finale delivered 2.7 and became immensely popular. Therefore we are back with the second season.?

This time the show is inspired by the theme Bollywood. All the paticipatants will perform their gags and acts based on this theme. One of the highlights for the show is Shakeel, the stand up comedian and also last year?s participant, who will be seen in a new avatar of Shana Shakeel.

Like the previous season, the show will have eight celebrities paired up with eight popular comedians who will perform before a live studio audience and millions of viewers across the country for 20 weeks. Every week judges and audience vote combined will nominate two jodis, one of whom will be voted out by the remaining participants.

With the same panel of judges, Satish Shah and Archana Puran Singh, the show will be hosted by Shruti Sheth.