Comedy Central to produce live stand-up shows in Saudi Arabia

Live tapings will be held at Jeddah Comedy Club on January 18th-19th and January 25th-26th. The locally produced stand-up show will go on-air exclusively on OSN in March 2019.
Abdulrahman Zubailah
Abdulrahman Zubailah

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Comedy Central, a division of VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN), has announced its second production of Comedy Central Presents: “منا وفينا”. (MENNA W FINA) in Jeddah, KSA.

The brand continues to build on their successful original stand-up comedy production slate and will film Comedy Central Presents: “منا وفينا” in Jeddah, KSA, featuring some of the region’s best talents across four shows in January.

Live tapings will be held at Jeddah Comedy Club on January 18th-19th and January 25th-26th. The locally produced stand-up show will go on-air exclusively on OSN in March 2019. 

Following the success of the Dubai event that took place in November of last year, Comedy Central Presents is bringing the production to an even bigger stage in KSA with a total of 13 comedians. Guests in Jeddah can expect sold-out shows said Comedy Central in a press statement.

‘Comedy Central is committed to promoting both established and up-and-coming regional talent in our local productions,’ said Tracey Grant, VP of Content and Channels for VIMN MENA, ‘We have a strong portfolio of high quality comedy content made right here in the Middle East working with local comedians and we are very excited to announce this latest production in Saudi Arabia.’

In KSA, Comedy Central will kick off the production with four live shows

The line-up for the four shows will feature the following comics:
• Show 1
o Shaker Al-Sharief
o Ismail Al-Hassan
o Majed Al-Amoudi

• Show 2
o Talal Al-Shiklhi
o Abdulrahman Al-Sumali
o Khalid Omar

• Show 3
o Abdulrahman Al-Shkhi
o Mohammed Al-Sultan
o Abdulrahman Zubailah

• Show 4
o Yasser Bakr
o Osama Salmeen
o Tawab Adly
o Badr Saleh

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