18 episodes

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

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The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

    Dr Jason Leong and Eline Van der Velden

    Dr Jason Leong and Eline Van der Velden

    Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

    This week Jess and Eman are joined by Malaysian star stand-up Dr Jason Leong and Dutch comedian Eline Van der Velden. They’ll be finding out why there’s never a dull day when it comes to Malaysian politics and asking if the Dutch are skating on thin ice.

    Join Comedians vs The News for the funniest take on the global headlines you’ve heard this week.

    The programme first broadcast on 26th February has been updated due to sensitive content.

    • 32 min
    Neeti Palta and Michael van Peel

    Neeti Palta and Michael van Peel

    International comedy stars join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

    This week, Jess and Eman are joined by one of India’s most popular comics, Neeti Palta and Belgian comedy sensation Michael van Peel.

    They’ll be finding out why Belgian government are so keen for their citizens to have a new haircut and asking what kind of jokes can land a comedian in prison…Join Comedians vs The News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

    • 34 min
    Patton Oswalt and Antonio Badia

    Patton Oswalt and Antonio Badia

    Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

    This week Jess and Eman are joined by Hollywood star Patton Oswalt and Mexican super stand-up Antonio Badia. They’ll be catching up on the latest news from Donald Trump’s lawyers and asking why one Mexican political candidate wants to be a mysterious man in a mask…

    Join Comedians vs The News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

    • 33 min
    Tumi Morake and Joanne McNally

    Tumi Morake and Joanne McNally

    Comedians vs the News is back! Comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are ready to bring laughter to 2021.

    This week, Jess and Eman are joined by the South African queen of comedy Tumi Morake and Irish stand-up sensation Joanne McNally. They’ll be finding out why a South African politician is in trouble for her killer outfit, and hearing all about the Irish Health Minister’s favourite emoji…

    Join Comedians vs the News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

    • 31 min
    We’re back!

    We’re back!

    Jess and Eman will be back soon to find the funny in 2021.

    • 2 min
    Happy holidays from Comedians vs. The News

    Happy holidays from Comedians vs. The News

    Jess, Eman and Queen Esther are back to wish you a merry Christmas and to share some very special news for 2021.

    Get involved and tell us what you think 2021 will have in store.
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