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Don’t Miss it: YouTube’s Star-Studded Comedy Week Starts This Weekend

We love our comedy here at Branded3, which is why we’re very excited today about the launch of YouTube’s first ever comedy week this weekend.

The online event kicks off with a global YouTube livestream, The Big Live Comedy Show, at 1am on Monday morning (5pm Pacific Time) and will continue for entire week, right up until Sat 25 May. You can also catch a pre-show an hour before the official launch.

Here’s a little word about the event from The Governor himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger!:

The aim of comedy week is to showcase the best of comedy and offer viewers a unique experience by hosting live stand-up, sketches and musical performances, video premieres and creative collaborations from “the world’s funniest people”. YouTube even pokes fun at itself with the tagline, ‘This better be funny’:

The comedy week will consist of live performances, new episodes from popular YouTube comedy channels, curated top ten lists from comedy stars and more.

As well as a comeback appearance from Blighty’s very own David Brent and David Mitchell, we’ll see videos from the likes of Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and Reggie Watts (collectively known as JASH), Vince Vaughn, Seth Rogen, Rainn Wilson, The Lonely Island, and even websites The Onion, Funny or Die and Smosh.

Here’s a little taster of our beloved Brent’s comeback – Office fans might recognise a bit of Free Love Freeway in there too:

You can tune in to the event from 1am this coming Monday (if you think you’ll be able to wake up for work on Monday morning!) at

By Fi Dunphy. at 1:46PM on Friday, 17 May 2013

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