Marlon and TBS want to know who is the funniest. It was announced that he along with network will be looking to launch a new comedy competition, currently titled Funniest Wins.
Marlon Wayans is heading to TBS. The comedian, actor and WhatTheFunny.com founder is teaming up with the Turner network for a new unscripted series set to launch this summer.Funniest Wins (working title) puts Wayans, other members of the Wayans family and their comedian friends on a search to find new comedy talent. It joins TBS’s other comedic reality competitions King of the Nerds and Deal With It — both returning for sophomore seasons.The eight-episode order comes to TBS from Workaholic/Marlon and Eyeworks USA. Wayans, Rick Alvarez and Lisa Blum will all serve as exec producers for Workaholic/Marlon, and JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson, Brant Pinvidic and Adam Kaloustian are executive producing for Eyeworks USA. Steve Harris is producing. Each week will see a group of amateur comedians whittled down until one is ultimately crowned winner. And the victor will have the chance to star in an online series on Wayans’ digital hub.