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LOL: Last One Laughing: Bully’s comedy show has a shot at an International Emmy

LOL: Last One Laughing
Bully’s comedy show has a chance at an International Emmy

Michael “Bully” Herbig has landed a real hit with “LOL” – the decision-makers of the International Emmys agree.

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“LOL: Last One Laughing” by Michael Bully Herbig is the only German production to be nominated for an International Emmy.

The German edition of the comedy show “LOL: Last One Laughing” has a chance at a prize at the 50th International Emmy Awards. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the production of Constantin Entertainment for Amazon Prime on Friday in the category “Non-Scripted Entertainment” nominated.

“LOL” lines up with Argentina’s The Voice, Season 2 of Love On The Spectrum and Top Chef Middle East for nominations in this category. “LOL” is the only German production among this year’s nominees. You can look forward to Amazon Prime via Twitter with a “LOL” memewhich Anke Engelke (56) shows: “Friends, what’s actually going on in there? The German edition of LOL: Last One Laughing has been nominated for the International Emmy Awards!!! This makes #LOLDE the only production from Germany that has of the award ceremony. Congratulations to EVERYONE!”

In “LOL” comedy greats like Anke Engelke, Klaas Heufer-Umlauf (39), Bastian Pastewka (50), Kurt Krömer (47) or Carolin Kebekus (42) compete against each other and try to make each other laugh for six hours . Anyone who laughs, grins or giggles twice is out.

Comedy award, television award, most popular Prime title…

The comedy show was also very successful in Germany. All three seasons have surpassed the previous one in terms of streams and have become the most-streamed Prime title in Germany and Austria. The format around show master Michael Bully Herbig was awarded the German Comedy Prize for “Best Comedy Show” in 2021, the German Television Prize for “Best Comedy/Late Night” in 2022 and was nominated for a Grimme Prize in the category “Entertainment” in 2022 .

However, this idea for the format is not new: It is an international Prime Video format, originally from Japan, which already has branches in Mexico, Spain and Australia.

The International Academy was established in 1969 to recognize excellence in television programs produced outside the United States. A total of 60 entries from 23 countries were selected in the 15 categories this year. The 50th International Emmy Awards will be presented on November 21 in New York.

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