Comicstaan Season 2: The Different Genres It Is Presenting

Author : Grinell Jacinto


Amazon Prime’s Comicstaan is one of its kind of comedy reality show. The first instalment of the series was loved by the audience. Now, Comicstaan season 2 is here to win the audience hearts with its unique format. With top acclaimed comedians and 10 new contestants, this reality show will offer wholesome entertainment under one roof.

Here are the different genres which the audience will get to see in each episode:

Anecdotal comedy:
Named after the word anecdote, refers to comic personal stories that may be true or partly true but embellished.

Topical comedy:
Relies on headlining/important news and current affairs; it dates quickly but is a popular form for late night talk-variety shows.

Observational comedy:
Pokes fun at everyday life, often by inflating the importance of trivial things or by observing the silliness of something that society accepts as normal.

Sketch Comedy:
A shorter version of a sitcom practised and typically performed live.

Improv Comedy:
Improvisation or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment.

Comedy of Terror:
The genre of comedy being impromptu is titled Comedy of Terrors. In this genre, the comic needs to perform on presentation which is already made with 5 random images. They have no clue what the presentation is and performs in an impromptu manner.

Alternative Comedy:
A style of comedy rejecting established (especially racist or sexist) stereotypes and sometimes having a political component.

Comicstaan season 2 will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video from July 12th onwards.

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