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Funniest Wins
GenreGame show
Presented byMarlon Wayans
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producersAdam Kaloustian
Todd A. Nelson
J.D. Roth />Andy Scheer
ProducersErik Tily
Chris Thoman
CinematographyDavid Ortkiese
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time21 minutes
Production companyEyeworks USA
Original release
NetworkTBS
ReleaseJune 20 (2014-06-20) –
August 15, 2014 (2014-08-15)

Funniest Wins is an American reality television competition on TBS show hosted by Marlon Wayans, in which comedians compete to be judged the funniest.[1] The series ran from June 20 to August 15, 2014. The series holds a TV-14 rating, though some episodes are rated TV-MA. The series was later on cancelled on August 15, 2014.

Series overview

Episode Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Challenge
Winner
Christina Billy Sydney Christina Jenny
Manon
Billy Billy N/A

Contestants and progress

Contestant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Sydney Castillo LOW WIN WIN SAFE WIN SAFE BTM2 WINNER
Billy Sorrells SAFE WIN BTM2 BTM2 BTM2 WIN WIN RUNNER UP
Jenny Zigrino WIN SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE BTM2 SAFE RUNNER UP
Christina Pazsitzky BTM2 BTM2 SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE ELIM
Manon Matthews SAFE WIN LOW WIN SAFE ELIM
Tiffany Haddish LOW SAFE SAFE LOW ELIM
Key Lewis WIN SAFE LOW ELIM
Jason Nash SAFE LOW ELIM
Matt McManus SAFE ELIM
Ryan "Rydoon" Muldoon ELIM
  The contestant won the competition.
  The contestant(s) was the runner-up.
  The contestant won the Elimination Challenge and was safe.
  The contestant received negative criticism in the Elimination Challenge, but was not in the bottom 2.
  The contestant was in the bottom 2 and was the last to be announced safe.
  The contestant was eliminated from the competition.

Episodes

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"The Future of Comedy"June 20, 2014 (2014-06-20)
In the premiere episode of Funniest Wins, Marlon Wayans welcomes the 10 competitors and immediately tasks them with their first challenge, which is to perform comedy for tourists on a double-decker bus as it moves through the streets of Hollywood.
2"Billy Made It Weird"June 27, 2014 (2014-06-27)
Marlon Wayans and Internet superstar Brittany Furlan mentor the nine remaining competitors on the creation of funny Vine videos.
3"Undercover Comic"July 11, 2014 (2014-07-11)
In this week's first challenge, the comedians must create hilarious characters for a round of speed-dating with actual daters
4"Roasted"July 18, 2014 (2014-07-18)
DeRay Davis, is there to coach the comedians through their first challenge, which is the ultimate comedy snap rap battle in the gritty streets of Los Angeles.
5"The Sound of Funny"July 25, 2014 (2014-07-25)
The remaining contestants must create a comedic music video.
6"Tough Crowd"August 1, 2014 (2014-08-01)
Marlon takes the final five to a biker bar and the contestants must make something about the bikers that are funny. Billy wins and Manon is eliminated.
7"Get Animated"August 8, 2014 (2014-08-08)

The Final Four attempts to create short cartoon shows that are funny. In the end, Billy wins and Christina is eliminated.

Note: This Episode Was Rated TV-MA-LS instead of TV-14-DL.[citation needed]
8"Funniest Wins, Finally"August 15, 2014 (2014-08-15)
The Final Three have to perform a skit, a live stand-up routine, and a live skit. In the end, the winner of the competition and the $100,000 was Sydney, with Billy and Jenny being the runners-up.

See also

References

  1. ^ Keene, Allison (20 June 2014). "'Funniest Wins': TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter.