We are Comedy Plaza!
Comedy on terrestrial channels in the UK and the US is dying. The internet is where new comedy is to be found.
Mid-evening schedules, which used to be the natural home of comedy have been given over to reality shows, talent shows and formats that involve cooking and moving house.
TV companies are inherently risk averse and disinclined to innovative or commission new or controversial comedy ideas. They would rather invest millions in remakes of old formats because they feature established stars and come with a ready-made audience. For comedy commissioners who are worried about backing new talent and risking a flop, it’s a no-brainer.
The future of comedy is online and that is where COMEDYPLAZA comes in. Our aim is twofold:
- To create original, innovative comedy with our team of professional writers.
- To mentor new writers and performers and give them a platform for their work.