NATPE: 'Just For Laughs: Gags' Renewed Through 2018

Syndicated series Just for Laughs: Gags has been renewed for two more seasons, distributor PPI Releasing said Monday on the eve of NATPE in Miami.

The Canadian import, which runs both as a Monday-Friday strip and as a weekend stack, has been renewed by Tribune Broadcasting and other station groups through 2018. Just For Laughs: Gags has been airing in syndication since 2015. It also aired on ABC’s primetime for three seasons, has a spin-off show, Just Kidding, on Disney XD, and a YouTube channel.

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The show features Canadian comedy troupe, Just For Laughs, in a Candid Camera-style reality series.

PPI Releasing offers Just For Laughs: Gags on an all-barter basis.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for more than 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for The Global Entertainment Marketing Academy of Arts & Sciences (G.E.M.A.). She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997 - September 2002.