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Charles Decarie named head of Groupe Juste pour rire

The former Triotech and Cirque du Soleil exec has been named president and CEO of the Just for Laughs Group.

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JFL, NBC ‘Bring The Funny’

The 10-episode competition series sees Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy judge some of the world’s best comedy acts.

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Bruce Hills named JFL president

The longtime festival COO takes over as the Montreal-based company comes under new ownership.

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JFL restructures management team

Following sexual assault allegations against former president Gilbert Rozon, Guylaine Lalonde has been appointed the new company head.

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JFL plants digital comedy seeds with CW

A new deal with U.S. net CW will see Montreal’s Just for Laughs do a broadcast special and new digital comedy series for the teen-skewing net. (JFL COO Bruce Hills pictured.)

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Lone Eagle, JFL pact on unscripted comedy projects

The Montreal comedy festival is getting deeper into the unscripted TV space after finding success with non-verbal shows like Just For Laughs Gags (pictured).