The Argentine version of the Amazon Original series will be led by Susana Giménez.
Prime Video announced today that it has greenlit the Amazon Original series LOL: Last One Laughing Argentina.
The latest iteration of the Emmy-winning comedy comedy competition series will be led by Susana Giménez, and will feature a mix of well-known and up-and-coming comedians from all over Argentina, as they fight for a monetary prize that will be donated to a non-governmental organization, chosen by the winner.
LOL: Last One Laughing Argentina will be available exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world.
“We could not have asked for a better hostess than Susana Giménez. Her presence will bring global attention to the comedy scene in Argentina. She is an icon and will run the house with her style and personality. We are confident that Prime Video members will enjoy this show as much as audiences around the world,” said Javiera Balmaceda, who heads Amazon Studios’ Local Originals team for Latin America, Canada and Australia.
“We are excited to bring all the fun and craziness that comes with LOL to Argentina for the first time. We’ve rounded up the best comedians from across the country for this special series that is sure to have you laughing from start to finish. Watch the series to find out who will be the last comedian to laugh in Argentina,” said Marie Leguizamo, director of Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic. Leguizamo is also the showrunner, and the show is a Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic production.
The series is an adaptation of Japan’s immensely popular Prime Original, Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documentary, produced by and starring Hitoshi Matsumoto, who invites 10 comedians to bet money on “a laugh battle behind closed doors” where anything can be done. .
LOL: Last One Laughing Argentina is part of a growing list of critically acclaimed local Originals series, including Iosi, El Espía Arrepentido, Porno y Helado and Maradona: Blessed Dream, along with other upcoming titles such as El Fin del Amor, Argentina, 1985 and Barrabrava.